Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Vadakkumnatha temple inscription

The twelfth century inscription at Vadakkumnatha temple, Thrissur, refers to the "Kottuvayiravelikkacham".

The Kottuvayiravelikkacham, a proof for the Brahmin dominance over the society, says about the responsibilities and rights of the temple staff and tenants under the temple. This is the lone "kacham" found in the state which mentions the rules governing the rights of tenants.

Cultural News

  • Tribhangi Dance Theatre from South Africa

    An evening of contemporary dance presentation by the Tribhangi Dance Theatre from South Africa, showcasing a blend of original South African choreography and Indian dance styles at Tagore Theatre on 2017 May 29 at 6.30 pm.