Centenary celebration of famous vedic scholar

published on February 26, 2010

Palakkad : The centenary celebration function of famous Vedic scholar and translator of Rigvedam (Sayana Bhashyam) late Sri. OMC Narayanan Namboothirippad is being held at Olappamanna Mana in Vellinezhi on 26 and 27 Feb 2010.

The function will start at 9 AM on 26 Feb 2010 with the Vedic prayer. There will be a seminar on Veda and Sanskrit. Dr. CM Neelakantan, Dr. PV Raman Kutty, Dr. P Bhaskaran Nair etc will take part in the seminar. Kothamangalm Vasudevan Namboothiri will lead the Veda prayogam (Reciting Vedas in traditional way). There will also be a seminar on traditional arts at 2 PM. Dr. KJ Paulose, KB Raj Anand, Dr. NP Vijaya Krishnan etc. will take classes. There will be a Kathakali Cholliyattam and Narippatta Narayanan Namboothiri will speak on this subject.

The OMC Anusmarana Sammelanam will be inaugurated at 4 PM on 27 Feb 2010 by poet Sri. KV Ramakrishnan. Prof.PA Vasudevan will preside over the function. This year’s annual awards of Devi Prasadam Trut will be distributed to the winners. The award winners of this year are Sri.Puliyannur Jayanthan Namboothirippad (Vedam), Sadanam Krishnan Kutty (Kathakali), Vaidyalinga Sharma (Sanskrit), KB Sreedevi (Sahithyam). At 7.30 pm, Padmashree Mattannur Sankarankutty Marar will present a Thayambaka. Kottakkal PSV Natya Sangham will present the ‘Sree Guruvayurappan Attakkatha’ written by late OMC Namboothirippad at 9.30 PM.

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