Thattum Vellatam

Thattum Vellatam
May 8, 2013

  Thattum vellatam at Madathinkeezhil Vairajathaka Kshethram, Thankayam. The theyyam after initial sitting goes for a spree all around the temple knocking everyone on the way. It is believed that the one who is knocked in the beginning will die by the next year. It potrays a very powerful image of the lord. Kindly provide more information if any of the readers have to add to the article so that…

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Valiyaparamba Backwaters

The northern portion of Kavvayi Backwaters is also known as Valiyaparamba backwaters.
January 25, 2013

      Valiyaparamba is situated 15km north of Payyanur and 3km from Ayitti Jetty.  It is fed by four rivers and dotted with numerous little islands, Valiyaparamba is fast turning into a much favoured backwater resort that offers enchanting boat cruises. Valiyaparamba, a hinterland separated from the mainland, is a noted fishing centre in the district and is just an hour drive from Bekal – one of the most enchanting beaches…

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Astrology In Payyanur

Astrologer Payyanur
November 23, 2012

             Astrology is a science. There are many astrologers all over the world. In our India astrologers from different parts of the country have their practice. Usually astrologers from kerala are very well accepted. Payyanur is home to famous astrologers and also has an Astrological calendar (Panchangam) called Jyothi saddanam. Payyanur being the land of Astrology is linked with Sree Subrahmanya swami Temple as Lord Subrahmanya is considered as the…

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Payyanur Pavithra Mothiram

Pavithra mothiram Payyanur
October 26, 2012

    Payyanur Pavithram or Pavithra Mothiram is internationally famous like” Aranmula Mirror “or “Ambalapuzha Palpayasam”. Pavithram is the particular ring worn during performing vedic or holy rituals or during the “pithrubali” (ceremony performed for the well-being of the forefathers or departed souls) in the Hindu tradition. The traditional Pavitram is usually made of “dharba” grass. The formation of Payyanur Pavitram is closely related with Payyanur Sree Subrahmanya Swami Temple. According…

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Quit-India Movement Payyanur

Payyanur Quit India Movement
October 25, 2012

The fourth All Kerala Political Conference was held at Payyannur under the auspices of the Kerala Provincial Congress. This conference was presided over by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The Payyannur Conference passed a resolution requesting the Indian National Congress to adopt ‘Complete Independence’ instead of “Swaraj” as its goal at the annual sessio which was scheduled to take place at Calcutta during that year.

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Gandhi Maidaan Payyanur

Payyanur Gandhi Maidaan
October 24, 2012

Gandhi Maidaan is located in the midst of the town and is a calm and green park. Contact Payyanur Municipality office for booking it for events. It has good seating arrangements for audience and stage apt for a musical evening or an open talk.

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Kawayi Beach

Payyanur Kawai Beach
October 24, 2012

After crossing Kawai river you can find the sprawling serene Kawai beach. Its a very calm beach without much human intervention and thus much less pollution and more natural. Enjoy the clean beach in the evening.

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Thattarkadavu Bridge

Thatarkadavu Bridge
October 23, 2012

   Thattarkadavu Bridge connects Payyanur Town to Trikaripur Town. After opening of ThattarKadavu bridge people from Vellur, Karivellur, Thaineri can easily travel to Trkaripur and reach Trikaripur Railway station in short time. If going to Cheruvathur or any other place after Trikaripur from Thaineri then this route is truely a boon. Chief Engineer: Sri T Baburaj Sri P.K Satheesan Contractor: Sri M.Sreekantan Nair Span: 5 x 22.32 m    There…

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Payyanur Salt Satyagraha

UliyathuKadavu
October 23, 2012

It was on April 21, 1930, that the volunteers under the leadership of K. Kelappan, the ‘Kerala Gandhi’, collected salty sand with coconut shells in gunny bags and distilled it and sold small packets in the evening. Ninety-five year-old Madhavan recollects that packets with a pinch of salt were sold then at the incredible price of Rs. 25 per piece and the demand could not be fully met. That was…

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Payyanur Freedom Struggle

Mahatma Gandhi Dandi March
October 23, 2012

      Payyanur is famous for its remarkable role in the freedom struggle of the country. This small town had done a lot for the national movement. The fourth All Kerala Political Conference was held at Payyannur under the auspices of the Kerala Provincial Congress. This conference was presided over by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The Payyannur Conference passed a resolution requesting the Indian National Congress to adopt “Complete Independence” instead of…

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Indian Naval Academy

PayyanurEzhimala
October 23, 2012

Naval Academy Ezhimala(NAVAC) is located at in the Kannur (Cannanore) District of Kerala, which forms a part of its North Malabar Region. Nestled between the imposing Mount Dilli, serene Kavvayi backwaters and majestic Arabian Sea, NAVAC provides an idyllic setting for training with its picturesque and tranquil environment. This is the premier training establishment of the Indian Navy and will conduct the basic training for all officers being inducted into…

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Gandhi Maavu Payyanur

Mahathma Gandhi Planted Mango Tree
October 23, 2012

At Payyanur, the historical place for independence movement, the famous Gandhi Mavu at Srinarayanashram planted by Mahatma Gandhi is standing high as the living memory of Indian independence movement. Mahatma Gandhi visited Srinarayana Vidyalayam on 12th January, 1934. It was at the request of Swami Anandatheerthar, Mahatma Gandhi, who was on a visit to Kannur in connection with the collection of funds for the under privileged, visited Ashrama Vidyalayam at…

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