Monthly Archives March 2013

Sir CP Ramaswamy Aiyer’s Resignation from Travancore

After the Independence Travancore Diwan Sir CP Ramaswamy Aiyer declared “Swathantra thiruvithancore” or an independent state of Travancore. A state wide campaign was conducted against this. CP imposes martial law . A group of left progressive youngsters made a plot to assassinate Diwan, a dedicated brahmin took this challenge and here Mr. K Sudhakaran Nair ( 83) who is a Retd. teacher narrates those days from his memory, with Boolokam Online.

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Bharani Thirunal Rani Parvathi Bayi by Ravi Varma

The painting Bharani Thirunal Rani Parvathi Bayi by Raja Ravi Varma, Great Indian Painter.

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Sri. Padmanabha swamy Temple Arattu

Richest temple in the world : Sri Padmanabha swamy temple situated in the heart of Kerala’s capital, Trivandrum, This temple belongs to the royal family of Travancore kings,.The temple is a massive stone structure built way back in the time of Marthanda varma, who ruled Travancore. The holy bath to the deity is known as “ARATU”, the idols are taken out on pallak and and carried by the the priests on their shoulders to far off beach Shankgumukhom. And after holy dip the idols r taken back. A huge crowd always present to watch the arattu procession . its a major tourist attraction and remains of royal time. Now Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple is world famous for the temple treasure found from there and is now known as the Richest temple in the world.

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History of Sree Padmanabha Swami temple treasure-part1 [Reporter HD]

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Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple Story

Program on Thiruvananthapuram Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple (Malayalam: ശ്രീ പദ്മനാഭസ്വാമി ക്ഷേത്രം) by Doordarshan. Is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, located in Thiruvananthapuram, India. The Principal Deity, Padmanabhaswamy, is enshrined in the “Anantha-sayanam” posture. The shrine is currently run by a trust headed by the royal family of Travancore, Part -1of telecast visuals of 02 Oct 2011.

Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple Story (Part 1)

Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple Story (Part 2)

Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple Story (Part 3)

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Travancore History Conference at Kerala University August 25, 2011

 

H.H.Kerala University

Travancore History Conference at Kerala University – Karyavattom Center – August 25, 2011

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