Arts and Literature

Trailblazers

Veterans from generations of Kodungallur Kovilakam has made significant contributions to arts, literature and culture in Kerala. This page is intended to be a tribute to those veterans and an attempt at consolidating their work

1. Veena specialist Valia Thampuran (Kunjiramavarma Thampuran). First guru of Kodungallur Gurukulam
2. Vidwan Elaya Thampuran (Godavarma Thampuran), Contemporary of Swati Thirunal, Exceled in literature, vyakaranam (grammer), tharkam, jyotisham (astraology), thachushastram, smrithi, vaidyam (medical science), music etc
3. Sakran Godavarma Thampuran
4. Vidwan Kunjiramavarma Thampuran
5. Valia Kunjunni Thampuran
6. Valia Kochunni Thampuran
7. Kunjan Thampuran
8. Cheria Kochunni Thampuran (Kavi Sarvabhouman)
9. Bhattan Godavarma Thampuran
10. Bhagavathar Kunjunni Thampuran. He was Guru in Abhinaya and Natya Shastra for for Guru Ammannur Madhava Chakyar
11. Kochikavu Thampuratti (She was Guru for Guru Ammannur Madhava Chakyar in the Sanskrit language)

Reference: Kodungallur Rajavamsam – Part III: Kodungallur Gurukulam (Kshatrasandesam January-March 2009, Pages 15-17

12) Kodungallur Kunjikuttan Thampuran

i) Writings:

Kavibharatham
Ambopadesham
Dakshayaga Sathakam
Nalla Bhasha
Thuppal Kolambi
Palulli Charithram
Madirasi Yatra
Krithinathna Panchakam
Kamsan
Keralam Onnam Bhagam
Dronacharyar (Incomplete)
Nalacharitam
Chandrika
Santhanagopalam
Sitaswayamvaram
Marthandavijayam
Madhusoodanavijayam
Khoshayatra

ii) Kavitha/Poems
Ayodhyakandam
Athmabodham Pana
Pattabhishekam Pana
Doshavicharam Kilipattu
Radhamadhavayogam Vanchipattu
Kodungallur Bhagavathy Kurathipattu
Kandakrithikal

iii) Translations

Mahabharatham
Kadambari Kathasaran
Vikramorvasiyam
Sukasandesam

Luminaries of yore like Kottarathil Sankunni, Attur Krishapisharadi, Oravankara Neelakandan Namboothiri (Rajan), Ambadi Narayana Pothuval, Sahitya Panchanan P K Narayana Pillai, Changaram Kothakrishnan Kartha, and Mani Madhava Chakyar are among popular beneficiaries of Kodungallur Kovilakam


Disclaimer
: This is a blog on the family of Kodungallur Kovilakam. Currently it is under development. Information provided here may be incomplete or inaccurate. It is presented only for the purpose of consolidation. This is yet to be submitted for further scrutiny by official representation from members of Kodungallur Kovilakam family. If you have any information supporting or contradicting information presented here, please contact vinodvarmah @ gmail.com or mithvarma @ yahoo.com

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