Monthly Archives April 2016

Sargaalaya – Art & Craft Village

Sargaalaya, the art & craft village at Iringal is designed as an initiative to put Kerala’s traditional arts & crafts on the tourism trail. The craft village is set up on 20 acres of land on the banks of the Moorad River, just 200 meters off Kozhikode – Kannur National Highway near Vadakara. The craft village has 27 cottages where, a hundred or even more artisans can work. Apart from showcasing crafts & craftsmen from across Kerala, Sargaalaya has a Crafts Design & Technology development centre that provides training for craftsmen on the latest techniques of production & encourages innovation in the traditional system.

Visit: www.sargaalaya.com 

നിങ്ങള്‍ കോഴിക്കോട് സന്ദര്‍ശിക്കുകയോ കാറില്‍ വടകര വഴി പോകുകയോ ചെയ്താല്‍ നിശ്ചയമായും സന്ദര്‍ശിച്ചിരിക്കേണ്ട ഒരു സ്ഥലം ഞാന്‍ ശുപാര്‍ശ ചെയ്യട്ടെ...

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Thaliyil Mahadeva Temple, Thazhathangadi, Kottayam – History

കോട്ടയം താഴത്തങ്ങാടിയില്‍ സ്ഥിതിചെയ്യുന്ന പുരാതനമായ തളിയില്‍ മഹാദേവ ക്ഷേത്രത്തിന്‍റെ വിശേഷങ്ങളറിയാം…!

In Kottayam-Kumarakom route near Uppoottikavala stop in Thazhathangadi of Kottayam town situates this famous temple with main idol Siva. The idol has good size and height. Shrine is round in shape facing west. Five poojas daily and Thazhamon Madom do the Tantries. Sub deities are Ganapathy, Subramanya, Sasthavu, Naga, and Rakshas. 10 days festival from 1’1 of Medam. This temple was the capital temple of Thekkumkoor Raja. There was a fort around the temple and became famous in that name ‘Thaliakotta’...

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