Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_wiki.exoticindiaart.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 761

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_wiki.exoticindiaart.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 761

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Buddha Wednesday sale - 25% + 10% off on all Buddhist Items
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > History > Architecture > Edakkal Caves and the History of Wayanad
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Edakkal Caves and the History of Wayanad
Edakkal Caves and the History of Wayanad
Description
Foreword

The colonial administrators were curious about the history, myth and legends of the provinces they conquered. So, the first written documents available on the past of our history were prepared by the colonial officers for their administrative purposes. Rao Bahadur C Gopalan Nair, the then Deputy Collector was the first Malayali writer (1911) who compiled a comprehensive history of Wayanad for his British masters.

William Logan’s Malabar Manual, Mackenzie Manuscripts, Nilgiri District Gazetteer, Mysore District Gazetteer, Madras Manual of Administration these are some of the official records narrating the history of Wayanad

We hope this collection of articles and notes from various sources will help the students of history.

I thank Mr. Sali Thankappan for his photographs of Edakkal caves.

Panoramic View from the Top of Tamarasseri Ghat towards the Arabian Sea, a Distance of Thirty-nine Miles from Wayanad: it’s Poples and Traditions by C Gopalan Nair 1911.

High mountains rise to the lift with water glistening on bare black rocks like tears of gladness in the eyes of sorrow; forests stretch away herewith gentle slope and easy undulation, there down precipice and steep declivity; for below lie swamps choked, with thomy thicket and rank coarse grasses, breeding fevers and miasma, but yet in whose bosoms are stored the streams which ‘water those long stretches of rice fields, here sere and yellow after the sickle of the reaper, there whitening unto harvest or again a vivid, green where the second crop matures, Hills everywhere, some arid, red and unfruitful, more covered in the feathery foliage of these Eastern orchards. Here and ‘there smoke cruls up in the still noon-tide air; or the glint of some mosque or temple or riverpool catche’s the eye. As the distance grows farther, hill and field all merge into one green plain and beyond gleams the sea, hard to be discerned from the heaven that bends down and meets it. As you gaze, the thought rises from the heart that in such fair and well- order beauty, the affairs of this world may perchance appear from the Throme of Heaven with all their inequality, so-strange, so little comprehendable by us the dwellers amid its hills and valleys.”

Content

Foreword 5
Notes on the Rock Cravings in the Edakkal Cave, Wynaad 9
F Fawcett assisted by R C Temple Indian Antiquary, 1901
Later Studies on Edakkal Caves 37
History of Wayanad 55
C Gopalan Nair, Wayanad,1911
Waynad Taluk 121 years Ago 79
V Chappu Menon, B.A, Malabar 1887
The Pazhassi Revolt and its Tragic End 99
William Logan, M C S, Malabar, 1887
Waynad Forests 139
Rhodes Morgan, Esq., Malabar, 1887
A Journey through the Forest of Waynad 155
Rhodes Morgan, f.z.s , Mabalbar 1887
Three Famous Shrines of Wayanad 187
C Gopalan Nair, Wayanad, 1911

Edakkal Caves and the History of Wayanad

Item Code:
NAD114
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2008
Publisher:
ISBN:
9788182646421
Size:
7.5 inch X 4.8 inch
Pages:
224
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 198 gms
Price:
$15.00
Discounted:
$11.25   Shipping Free
You Save:
$3.75 (25%)
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Edakkal Caves and the History of Wayanad

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 9884 times since 30th Aug, 2012
Foreword

The colonial administrators were curious about the history, myth and legends of the provinces they conquered. So, the first written documents available on the past of our history were prepared by the colonial officers for their administrative purposes. Rao Bahadur C Gopalan Nair, the then Deputy Collector was the first Malayali writer (1911) who compiled a comprehensive history of Wayanad for his British masters.

William Logan’s Malabar Manual, Mackenzie Manuscripts, Nilgiri District Gazetteer, Mysore District Gazetteer, Madras Manual of Administration these are some of the official records narrating the history of Wayanad

We hope this collection of articles and notes from various sources will help the students of history.

I thank Mr. Sali Thankappan for his photographs of Edakkal caves.

Panoramic View from the Top of Tamarasseri Ghat towards the Arabian Sea, a Distance of Thirty-nine Miles from Wayanad: it’s Poples and Traditions by C Gopalan Nair 1911.

High mountains rise to the lift with water glistening on bare black rocks like tears of gladness in the eyes of sorrow; forests stretch away herewith gentle slope and easy undulation, there down precipice and steep declivity; for below lie swamps choked, with thomy thicket and rank coarse grasses, breeding fevers and miasma, but yet in whose bosoms are stored the streams which ‘water those long stretches of rice fields, here sere and yellow after the sickle of the reaper, there whitening unto harvest or again a vivid, green where the second crop matures, Hills everywhere, some arid, red and unfruitful, more covered in the feathery foliage of these Eastern orchards. Here and ‘there smoke cruls up in the still noon-tide air; or the glint of some mosque or temple or riverpool catche’s the eye. As the distance grows farther, hill and field all merge into one green plain and beyond gleams the sea, hard to be discerned from the heaven that bends down and meets it. As you gaze, the thought rises from the heart that in such fair and well- order beauty, the affairs of this world may perchance appear from the Throme of Heaven with all their inequality, so-strange, so little comprehendable by us the dwellers amid its hills and valleys.”

Content

Foreword 5
Notes on the Rock Cravings in the Edakkal Cave, Wynaad 9
F Fawcett assisted by R C Temple Indian Antiquary, 1901
Later Studies on Edakkal Caves 37
History of Wayanad 55
C Gopalan Nair, Wayanad,1911
Waynad Taluk 121 years Ago 79
V Chappu Menon, B.A, Malabar 1887
The Pazhassi Revolt and its Tragic End 99
William Logan, M C S, Malabar, 1887
Waynad Forests 139
Rhodes Morgan, Esq., Malabar, 1887
A Journey through the Forest of Waynad 155
Rhodes Morgan, f.z.s , Mabalbar 1887
Three Famous Shrines of Wayanad 187
C Gopalan Nair, Wayanad, 1911
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Edakkal Caves and the History of Wayanad (History | Books)

Temples of Wayanad District (Census of India Special Studies - Kerala)
by S. Jayashanker
Hardcover (Edition: 2002)
Controller of Publications
Item Code: NAG929
$50.00$37.50
You save: $12.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Agneyam - The Story of a Nambudiri Woman
Deal 10% Off
by P. Vatsala
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Sahitya Akademi
Item Code: NAC363
$30.00$20.25
You save: $9.75 (10 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Tales of Athiranippadam
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAI347
$35.00$21.00
You save: $14.00 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kerala
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAH494
$35.00$21.00
You save: $14.00 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Rendezvous Book of Kerala: 101 Must Do Things in Kerala
by Dr. Meena. T. Pillai
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
Invis Infotech, Kerala
Item Code: NAC384
$20.00$15.00
You save: $5.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Tribal Folklore (An Introduction)
Item Code: NAG966
$20.00$15.00
You save: $5.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Othappu (The Scent of The Other Side)
Item Code: NAF853
$27.00$20.25
You save: $6.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Temples of Palakkad District (A Big Book)
Item Code: NAC075
$100.00$75.00
You save: $25.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Temples of Idukki District (Kerala) - A Rare Book
Item Code: NAF081
$60.00$45.00
You save: $15.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Temples of Kottayam District
Item Code: NAL403
$90.00$67.50
You save: $22.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Day’s End Stories (Life After Sundown in Small-Town India)
Deal 20% Off
by Subuhi Jiwani
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
Tranquebar Press
Item Code: NAG619
$15.00$9.00
You save: $6.00 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Trekking Holidays In India (85 Treks + 50 Trekking Options)
by Vinod Mehta
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Outlook Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAE131
$35.00$26.25
You save: $8.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Romantic Holidays In India
by Vinod Mehta
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Outlook Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAE077
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Outlook Traveller: Kerala With Lakshadweep
by Manju Rastogi
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Outlook Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IHJ011
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Great selection. Thank you.
William, USA
appreciate being able to get this hard to find book from this great company Exotic India.
Mohan, USA
Both Om bracelets are amazing. Thanks again !!!
Fotis, Greece
Thank you for your wonderful website.
Jan, USA
Awesome collection! Certainly will recommend this site to friends and relatives. Appreciate quick delivery.
Sunil, UAE
Thank you so much, I'm honoured and grateful to receive such a beautiful piece of art of Lakshmi. Please congratulate the artist for his incredible artwork. Looking forward to receiving her on Haida Gwaii, Canada. I live on an island, surrounded by water, and feel Lakshmi's present all around me.
Kiki, Canada
Nice package, same as in Picture very clean written and understandable, I just want to say Thank you Exotic India Jai Hind.
Jeewan, USA
I received my order today. When I opened the FedEx packet, I did not expect to find such a perfectly wrapped package. The book has arrived in pristine condition and I am very impressed by your excellent customer service. It was my pleasure doing business with you and I look forward to many more transactions with your company. Again, many thanks for your fantastic customer service! Keep up the good work.
Sherry, Canada
I received the package today... Wonderfully wrapped and packaged (beautiful statue)! Please thank all involved for everything they do! I deeply appreciate everyone's efforts!
Frances, USA
I have always been delighted with your excellent service and variety of items.
James, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2019 © Exotic India