The Profound Belief System of Australia’s Aboriginal Peoples
How a 16th-century Duel in a remote village created a historic venue for the world’s oldest martial art form?
How the winds of social change helped Kutiayattam move out of the confines of the Kuttambalams or the temple stages and garner new formats and followers.
Chalakkudy Maholsavam featured Panchari melam, Kathakali, Sopana Sangeetham, Carnatic music, Mohiniyattam and Ottanthullal among others.
Twenty-eight years have passed since Chummar Choondal, the pioneering folklorist of Kerala died. Still, his memory enlivens folklore artists of all hues.
Temples in Malabar are once again bustling with Poorakkali and Marathukali, which reflect some charmingly unique traits of Kerala’s cultural heritage.
How Amoghavarsha brought together an unprecedented concentration of poets and teachers to decorate his court at Manyakheta
How KP Narayana Pisharody’s Malayalam translation of Natya shastra rejuvenated the performing art forms of Kerala. Bharata Muni’s Natya Shastra, the age-old Sanskrit treatise and handbook on Dramaturgy,…
The Covid-19 pandemic has robbed Kadavallur Anyonyam, a unique academic exercise for the preservation of Rigveda, of its sheen. Sree Rama Temple in Kadavallur, a remote…
Excerpts from Sonali Ved’s book Whose Samosa Is It Anyway?: The Story of Where ‘Indian’ Food Really Came From