║ nitāntakānta dantakānti mantakānta kātmajam achintya rupa mantahēna mantarāya krintanam
hrudantarey nirantaram vasantameva yoginām tameka danta meva tam vichintayāmi santatam ║
(I constantly reflect upon that single tusked God only, whose lustrous tusk is very beautiful, who is the son of Lord Shiva, whose form is immortal and unknowable, who tears asunder all obstacles, and who dwells forever in the hearts of the Yogis)

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Kalanjali 2012 - Results

Overall Champions

ERNAKULAM (403 Points)

Kalaprathibha - Sub Junior
Navaneeth H, Kollam (39 Points)

 Kalathilakam - Sub Junior
Pooja Narayanan, Kozhikode (41 Points)

Kalaprathibha - Junior
Jasweth C S, Ernakulam (43 Points)

Kalathilakam - Junior
Ranjani Parameswaran, Kozhikode (34 Points) 

Kalaprathibha - Senior
Kiran  C G, Kozhikode (22 Points)

Kalathilakam - Senior
Soumya S, Ernakulam (16 Points)

Vanitholsavam - Championship

Vanitholsavam - Runner Up
KOLLAM (97 Points)

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

His Holiness Bharathi Theertha released Vishukkaineettam Calendar

His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya Sri Sri Bharathi Theertha Mahaswamigal releasing the Calendar at Mattancherry by blessing a copy to V. Krishnaswami, District President, Ernakulam. Dr. V. Ramalingam, State President also seen

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

KBS leaders visited Anbu Illam, Kozhikode

The leaders of Kerala Brahmana Sabha visited Anbu Illam - an old age home run by Kerala Brahmana Sabha at Kozhikode on Tuesday, the 6th of March 2012. Six in-mates are accomodated at Anbu Illam. The team was lead by P. Ananthasubramaniam (State General Secretary) and K. G. V. Pathy (State Treasurer), Mohandas S. (State Joint Secretary), S. Sivaramakrishnan (District President, KBS, Thrissur), D. Murthy (District Secretary, KBS, Thrissur), V. Krishnaswami (District President, KBS, Ernakulam), A. G. Ganesh Venkitachalam (District Secretary, KBS, Ernakulam), R. Hariharaputhran (District Treasurer, KBS, Ernakulam and State Committee Member) and M. Vanchiswaran (Secretary, KBS, Ernakulam City Unit and State Committee Member) accompanied. Sweets were distributed to the inmates.

Friday, February 10, 2012

State Level Orientation Camp for Yuvajana Vibhagam on 11th & 12th February 2012

The Yuvajana Vibhagam of Kerala Brahmana Sabha is organising a two-day orientation camp at Chinmaya International Foundation at Piravom, Ernakulam on 11th and 12th of February 2012. The two-day camp is named 'Nirvaha 2012' which will be attended by the state committee members of Yuvajana Vibhagam. Dr. P. S. Raman, State Vice President will inaugurate Nirvaha 2012 on 11th of February at 4.30 p.m. P. Ananthasubramaniam, State General Secretary will grace the occasion with his presence. Niravaha 2012 is an initiative to understand the organisation more precisely, said C. G. Kiran, State President of Yuvajana Vibhagam. N. R. Parameswaran, R. Suresh, Mohandas S. (State Joint Secretaries), G. Mony (District President, Alapuzha), H. Ramanathan (District President, Kottayam), D. Murthy (District Secretary, Thrissur) and T. S. Viswanatha Iyer (State Committee Member) will handle sessions on various topics. 50 participants from all districts of Kerala will attend the camp.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Asraya Bhavan inaugutared at Thrissur

Honourable Justice V. Chidambaresh inaugurates Asraya Bhavan by lighting the Nilavilakku. (From Left to Right) Dr. P. S. Raman, D. Moorthy, P. Ananthasubramaniam, S. Sivaramakrishnan, Dr. V. Ramalingam, Sujatha Baburajan, T. S. Kalyanaraman
Asraya Bhavan, a home for the poor and destitutes of the Brahmin community was inaugurated at Moorkanikkara, Thrissur on 29th January 2012 by Honourable Justice of Kerala High Court, V. Chidambaresh. In his inaugural address, he said elders are an asset to every family and we should try our maximum to accomodate them with the family. Asraya Bhavan is something like a 'home away from home' and hence perfect screening is required to select the inmates, he added. The meeting was chaired by S. Sivaramakrishnan, District President, Kerala Brahmana Sabha, Thrissur. In his presidential address, he expressed his gratitude to all well wishers who contributed to the project, especially to Veembil Samooham, who donated the land before 26 years back. Dr. V. Ramalingam, State President of Kerala Brahmana Sabha handed over the key to the inmates. A. K. Vaidyanathan, aged 83 received the key from Dr. V. Ramalingam. He appreciated the sincere efforts of Thrissur district of Kerala Brahmana Sabha to materialise the Asraya Bhavan project. Friends and well wishers including senior and State leaders from all over Kerala attended the function.

Dr. V. Ramalingam handing over the key to A. K. Vaidyanathan. (From Left to Right) T. S. Viswanatha Iyer, Dr. P. S. Raman, S. Sivaramakrishnan, Honourable Justice V. Chidambaresh, Sajitha Baburajan
The evening commenced with a rythm fusion lead by Mridangam artist Kuzhalmandam Ramachandran. The inaugural meeting started at 6.00 p. m. with a Veda chant. The dignotories were welcomed to the dias and draped by Ponnadai as a token of love and respect. T. S. Kalyanaraman (Vice President, Kerala Brahmana Sabha, Thrissur Town Unit) delivered the introductory speech in which he briefed the efforts strength behind the project. Dr. P. S. Raman (State Vice President), P. Ananthasubramaniam (State General Secretary), T. S. Viswanatha Iyer (State Committee Member, Kerala Brahmana Sabha), Sujatha Baburajan (President, Nadathara Grama Panchayath), V. Parameswaran (Project Co-ordinator, Asraya Bhavan) and V. A. Krishnan (Member, Theroth Siva Temple) also addressed the gathering. Prof. Deva Narayanan (President, Kerala Brahmana Sabha, Town Unit, Thrissur) delivered welcome speech and N. R. Parameswaran, Secretary, Central Zone said the vote of thanks.

Asraya Bhavan is located on the banks of the river Thrikkoor Puzha in Nadathara Grama Panchayath, near Theroth Siva Temple at Moorkkanikkara. 10 rooms on twinsharing basis with all modern facilities including Medical Room are equipped here. A Prayer hall and a Recreation room is also set up here for the inmates. Mukthi Bhavan, a place for 'Aparakriya' which is open to all community members has also started functioning here.
The gathering assembled at Asraya Bhavan on the day of inauguration

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Mullaperiyar - Kerala Brahmana Sabha declares solidarity

The Kerala Brahmana Sabha declared solidarity towards the Mullaperiyar Samara Samithy at Chappath on Tuesday, 13th of December 2011. A solidarity rally with more than 100 delegates from from all over Kerala was organised at Chappath to demonstrate the cooperation and support, lead by M. Vanchiswaran (Rally Captain) of Ernakulam. Addressing the gathering at Samara Pandal, Chappath, Dr. P. S. Raman (Vice President, Kerala Brahmana Sabha) said that the anxiety of the common people must be considered by the authorities of both States and come to an amicable solution as early as possible.

'Aikamthya Sooktham' was chanted by P. Venkitarama Iyer for unanimity, sameness of opinion and concurrence of the leaders of the both states. P. Ananthasubramaniam (State General Secretary), N. R. Parameswaran, Mohandas S. (State Joint Secretaries), H. Ramanathan (District President, Kottayam), V. Krishnaswami (District President, Ernakulam), T. V. Narayanan (Thrissur), G. Mony (District President, Alapuzha), Narayanaswami (Kollam), C. S. Gopalakrishnan (Kozhikode) and P. Venkitarama Iyer (Ex-State President) were among the leaders who participated in the rally. H. Ramanathan and P. Venkitarama Iyer addressed the people of Chappath with inspiring words. They urged the people not to take the issue emotionally and requested both the states to approach the issue from the people's point of view. H. Ramanathan poited out that the Tamil Brahmins, who are born and brought up in Kerala and following Tamil culture stand united behind the Samara Samithy in the Mullaperiyar issue.

P. C. George (Chief Whip, Governament of Kerala) wished the rally at Chappath and Mons Joseph (Former Minister) who was present in the Samara Pandal also wished the leaders of Kerala Brahmana Sabha. The leaders of the Samara Samithy were draped with Shall on the occasion.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

E-Queue system at Sabarimala

The Kerala Police has launched an e-queue system for Sabarimala darshanam during the 2011-12 pilgrimage season. Pilgrims can visit the following link http://www.sabarimala.keralapolice.gov.in/en/q-coupon.html and register. Using the online advance queue placement coupon, pilgrims can get preference in the queue for darshanam, which will help to avoid overcrowding and congestion. This facility is limited to devotees who are coming to Sabarimala with Irumudikettu. However, the Q-Coupon does not assure a darshanam at Sabarimala. This is a free service offered by Kerala Police for the purpose of crowd management at Sabarimala. There is no payment involved in this advance booking system. Visit the following link to visit the site.

Pilgrims will have to fill out the form and upload a scanned passport size photograph (jpg / jpeg format of less than 30 KB size). The print out generated after registration (Q-Coupon) and the Identity Card used for registration are to be produced for verification by Police officials while coming for Darshan. The website is being maintained by the Police Computer Centre at the State Crime Records Bureau of Kerala Police.