COCHIN DEVASWOM BOARD IS PROMOTING CULTURAL HERITAGE OF KERALA. THE FOLLOWING AWARDS ARE ARRANGED BY COCHIN DEVASWOM BOARD
K.P.NARAYANA PISHARODI AWARD:
This award was started in memory of “Panditha Rathna” Prof.K.P.Narayana pisharodi who was the chief Editor of KShthra Darsanam Magazine for years. The award is presenting annually to great dignitaries who contributed to Malayalam Language, Literature and culture. “Prasamsa pathram” , “phalakam” and rs.10001/- is the award.The award winners are swami Mrudanda, Akkitham, Dr.M.Leelavathi, Dr.Sukumar Azheekodu, Vishnu Narayanan namboothiri, Sugathakumari, Prof.K.P.Sankaran, K.B.Sreedevi and C.Radhakrishnan.
MULLAPPILLY GOVINDAN KUTTY NAIR MEMMORIAL AWARD:
This award was presented in memory of Arattupuzha Mullappilly Govindan kutty nair who wasdedicated to revamp Arattupuzha Pooram [DEVAMELA] Festival.The Award is presented yearly to persons who served for arrattupuzha pooram significantly. “ Swarna Pathakkam “, “Mangala Pathram”, “phalakam” included the award.
The Kadavallur Anyonyam is the annual contest of traditional “veda” scholars in Kerala. The Anyonyam is conducted at Kadavalloor Sree Rama Temple of Cochin Devaswom Board Located in the Middle of Thrissur and Thirunnavaya near to end of thrissur district (Cochin) and starting of Malappuram Districts(Malabar). Anyonyam represents the meeting of two major Rig Veda practitioner groups based in Thirunavaya Math and Brahmaswom Math, which were once patronized by the Zamorin and Cochin kings respectively. The competition, which was revived in its present form in 1989. Cochin Devaswom Board is giving very much support for conducting this competions with annyony parishath [ A committee constituted to promote annyonyam]. More details http://www.kadavalluranyonyam.org/