Tag Archives: Travancore

Those Two Great Personalities Visited Thiruvananthapuram

Swami Vivekananda  and Rabindranath Tagore, two prominent personalities from India visited Thiruvananthapuram during 1890’s and 1920’s respectively.To this time it is considered as one of the greatest events happened in city’s history. Swami Vivekananda came for the first time at Thiruvananthapuram in … Continue reading

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The Koyikkal Palace, Thiruvananthapuram

The Koyikkal Palace is situated in Nedumangad, about 18 km from Thiruvananthapuram City on the way to the Ponmudi hill station and the Courtalam waterfalls, Thiruvananthapuram district, South Kerala. The Koyikkal Palace was built by Umayamma Rani of the Venad Royal Family, is … Continue reading

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Archives Department Takes up Digitization of Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple Records

The State Archives Department is digitising the Mathilakom records (old palm leaf manuscripts of Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram) as part of the second phase of digitisation of old records. The records throw light on the history of the temple, and … Continue reading

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A Preview of the Book ‘Thrippadi Daanam’ by Uma Maheshwari

“When Travancore King Anizham Thirunal Marthanda Varma surrendered his country to Lord Sree Padmanabha through an act referred to as ‘Thrippadi Daanam‘, it shows the devotion, courage, love and affection towards Lord Sree Padbhanabha by the Travancore Kingdom.” Today Mathrubhumi Books … Continue reading

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The Heritage Loss of Thiruvananthapuram

This documentary produced by Asianet Cable Vision (ACV) shows how Thiruvananthapuram; particularly focusing at the Fort Area; lost or losing its rich cultural heritage given by the ancestors especially our own Travancore Rajas.It is very much sure that most of … Continue reading

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Oriental Research Institute & Manuscript Library,Thiruvananthapuram

Oriental Research Institute and Manuscripts Library is an academic department of the university of Kerala. It has a history of about a century, and now done substantial work in the field of Indological studies.  It has come in to existence … Continue reading

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All Want Kanyakumari !

Article Sourced from “Mathrubhumi” dated 31.10.2010

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