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K. C. Kesava Pillai

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30 relations: Aattakatha (performance), Bhajan, Carnatic music, Dhanyasi, Dheerasankarabharanam, English language, Grammar, Hanumatodi, India, Irayimman Thampi, Kambhoji, Kapi (raga), Kathakali, Kerala, Kerala Varma, Kirtan, Kollam, Kriti, Malayalam, Malayalam literature, Mohanam, Moolam Thirunal, Mudra, Paravur, Kollam, Raga, Sanskrit, Shloka, Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma, Tamil language, Travancore.

Aattakatha (performance)

Aattakatha is a literary genre in Malayalam language consisting of the libretto used for the Indian classical dance drama kathakali.

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Bhajan

A Bhajan (भजन) is any type of Hindu devotional song.

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Carnatic music

Carnatic music, Karnāṭaka saṃgīta or Karnāṭaka saṅgītam is a system of music commonly associated with the southern part of the Indian subcontinent, with its area roughly confined to four modern states of India: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu.

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Dhanyasi

Dhanyasi is a rāgam in Carnatic music (musical scale of South Indian classical music).

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Dheerasankarabharanam

Dhīraśankarābharaṇaṃ, commonly known as Śankarābharaṇaṃ, is a rāga in Carnatic music.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Grammar

In linguistics, grammar is the set of structural rules governing the composition of clauses, phrases, and words in any given natural language.

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Hanumatodi

Hanumatodi, more popularly known as Todi, (pronounced hanumatōdi and tōdi) is a rāgam in Carnatic music (musical scale of South Indian classical music).

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India

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Irayimman Thampi

Ravi Varman Thampi, better known as Irayimman Thampi (1782–1856), was a Carnatic musician as well as a music composer from Travancore, India.

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Kambhoji

Kambhoji or Kamboji is a sublime classical raga or musical mode (anciently known as Kambhoja or Kamboja), which is very popular in Indian musical landscape It is known as Thakkesi pann in ancient Tamil music(3BCE) which is the oldest reference to this musical mode.

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Kapi (raga)

Kāpi is a popular rāga in Carnatic music, the classical music of South India.

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Kathakali

Kathakali (കഥകളി, kathakaḷi; कथकळिः, kathākaḷiḥ) is a stylized classical Indian dance-drama noted for the attractive make-up of characters, elaborate costumes, detailed gestures and well-defined body movements presented in tune with the anchor playback music and complementary percussion.

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Kerala

Kerala, sometimes referred to in historical terms as Keralam, is a state in the south-west region of India on the Malabar coast.

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Kerala Varma

The name Kerala Varma may refer to many people from many royal families from the Indian state of Kerala.

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Kirtan

kirtana (কীর্তন; Kannada: ಕೀರ್ತನೆ; कीर्तन; ਕੀਰਤਨ; Hindi: कीर्तन; Telugu: కీర్తన; Tamil: கீர்த்தனை; Sanskrit (IAST): kīrtana; Sanskrit for "praise; eulogy"; also sankirtana) is call-and-response chanting performed in India's bhakti devotional traditions.

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Kollam

Kollam or Quilon (Coulão), formerly Desinganadu, is an old seaport and city on the Laccadive Sea coast in Kerala, India on Ashtamudi Lake.

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Kriti

Kriti (Sanskrit: कृति, krti) is a format of a musical composition typical to Carnatic music, an Indian classical music style.

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Malayalam

Malayalam, sometimes referred to as Kairali, is a language spoken in India, predominantly in the state of Kerala.

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Malayalam literature

Malayalam literature (മലയാള സാഹിത്യം) comprises those literary texts written in Malayalam, a South-Dravidian language spoken in the Indian state of Kerala.

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Mohanam

Mohanam is a rāga in Carnatic music (musical scale of South Indian classical music).

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Moolam Thirunal

Mulam Thirunal Rama Varma was the ruling Maharajah of the Indian state of Travancore between 1885 and 1924, succeeding his uncle Maharajah Visakham Thirunal (1880–1885).

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Mudra

A mudra (Sanskrit, "seal", "mark", or "gesture"; THL chakgya) is a symbolic or ritual gesture in Hinduism and Buddhism.

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Paravur, Kollam

Paravur (Paravūr‍) or South Paravoor is a town and a municipality in the Kollam district of the Indian state of Kerala.

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Raga

A raga or raag (literally "colour, hue" but also "beauty, melody"; also spelled raaga, ragam; pronounced rāga, or rāgam or "raag") is one of the melodic modes used in Indian classical music.

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Sanskrit

Sanskrit (Sanskrit: or, originally, "refined speech") is the primary sacred language of Hinduism, a philosophical language in Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, and a literary language that was in use as a lingua franca in Greater India.

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Shloka

Shloka (meaning "song", from the root śru, "hear"Macdonell, Arthur A., A Sanskrit Grammar for Students, Appendix II, p. 232 (Oxford University Press, 3rd edition, 1927).) is a category of verse line developed from the Vedic Anustubh.

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Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma

(സ്വാതി തിരുനാള്‍ രാമവർമ്മ)(16 April 1813 – 27 December 1846) was the Maharaja of the Kingdom of Travancore, British India.

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Tamil language

Tamil also spelt Thamizh is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Tamil people of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka.

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Travancore

The Kingdom of Travancore(Malayalam:തിരുവിതാംകൂർ) was an Indian kingdom from 1729 to 1949.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._C._Kesava_Pillai

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