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Myth and History

Let us now set aside the Puranic story and have a glimpse into the historical aspect. Pandalam was a small kingdom between Chengannoor and Adoor in southern Kerala. The descendants of the dynasty, and the palace are still there. According to some historians the kingdom had its beginning around 904 A.D. when a scion of […]

The Myth of Lord Ayyappa

The Story of Mahishasura The myth teaches us that the people who live in Heaven are believed to be “Devas” and the people in hell (the world beneath or pathala) are “Asuras”. Devas are divine personalities while the Asuras are demons. Let me take you to those ages. “Ramba” and “Karamba” were the sons of […]