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Kerala, on the south-western coast of India, was described as late as , as 'God's Garden' by German missionary and scholar, Hermann Gundert. Even as this land continues to sustain its reputation, little is known about its social and cultural ethos. Lore and Legends of Kerala is adistillation of 48 of the most sparkling of the or so stories that form Aithihyamala, the definitive collection of the myths and social history of Kerala. Aithihyamala, which was first published in , is a compilation of narratives that were recorded by Kottarathil Sankunni and published by the Malayala Manorama newspaper and its literary journal Bhashaposhini. Peopled by sorcerers, spirits, dynamic women, and snakes and elephants, the stories ofthis grand collection explore universal human values like faith, commitment to spirituality, respect for elders, reverence for parents and mentors, love for the young, and compassion for dependants. Significantly, the stories range across all the religious groups of Kerala.

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Free delivery worldwide. Bestselling Series. Harry Potter. Popular Features. Home Learning. Notify me. Description Kerala, on the south-western coast of India, was described as late as , as 'God's Garden' by German missionary and scholar, Hermann Gundert.

Even as this land continues to sustain its reputation, little is known about its social and cultural ethos. Lore and Legends of Kerala is a distillation of 48 of the most sparkling of the or so stories that form Aithihyamala, the definitive collection of the myths and social history of Kerala.

Aithihyamala, which was first published in , is a compilation of narratives that were recorded by Kottarathil Sankunni and published by the Malayala Manorama newspaper and its literary journal Bhashaposhini. Peopled by sorcerers, spirits, dynamic women, and snakes and elephants, the stories of this grand collection explore universal human values like faith, commitment to spirituality, respect for elders, reverence for parents and mentors, love for the young, and compassion for dependants.

Significantly, the stories range across all the religious groups of Kerala. A representative selection of the themes and stories of this classic work, this book includes illustrations by leading Malayalee artists C. Karunakaran and Namboodiri.

This book has been designed to appeal to young readers who will find the stories interesting and the illustrations delightful, as also for enthusiasts of Indian literature and culture and general readers. About Kotaratthil Sankunni Kottarathil Sankunni had no formal schooling and studied Sanskrit classics and ayurvedic treatises for many years.

His real name was Vasudevan Unni and his work spans a variety of genres. He taught at a seminary school at Kottayam and was later the first poetry editor of the newspaper Malayala Manorama. Narayanan has had a successful corporate career in India and abroad. He has published a biography of a time gone by called Ettukettu Stories and has also translated extended excerpts from A Midsummer Night's Dream into Malayalam for a travelling RADA performance sponsored by the British Council both in This is his first full-length translation into English.

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Kerala in India is known the world over as God's Own Country. Tales from Maveli's Land takes you to the fascinating world of valorous, benevolent or cruel kings, brilliant scholars, sacred temples, brahmins with divine powers to control Gods and demi-Gods, physicians with ability to cure rare diseases and many more characters of ancient Kerala whose stories, both facts and fiction, are seamlessly intertwined. Translated and adapted from the famous malayalam work "Aithihyamala" by Shri Kottarathil Sankunni, this book can easily match the popular Arabian Nights for its sheer ability to kindle the reader's imagination. Hyperlinks to interesting locations, have been provided, for the discerning reader and tourist.

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