Monthly Archives: November 2012

Tipu Sultan and the burning sugarcane field

Along with astrology , Tipu Sultan was fascinated with facereading and even fancied himself as a good facereader. This trait of his showed more prominence during the last years of his reign when he beset with problems from all ends, reverses on … Continue reading

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The Tiger and the Syrian Christians: Tipu Sultan’s ‘Padayottam’ in Kerala

The ancient Christians of India were known as Christians of Saint Thomas. They are also known as Syrian Christians, since they have been using Syriac for liturgical purpose with or with out admixture of Malayalam, the language of the people … Continue reading

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