Poochandi by Jyothy

Blog post by Jyothy Iyer Our usual Saturday morning starts “ippo kaNaratha? Ippo kekkaratha?” “kaNarathu, aana kekkarathillai …” And on and on, for those who didn’t get any clue so far, it is typical Palakkad Iyers testing Skype connectivity. Of course myself and my mom. The only life line between New Jersey and Palakkad. After discussing a lot… Read More Poochandi by Jyothy

The Kerala Iyer by Shilpa

Blog post by Shilpa Ramanathan Oo-oh Neenga Palakkada? Samsarathuleye theriyardhu kettela! Been brought up a Kerala Iyer, this is how I should start my post. That oo-oh sound should be made like Urvashi makes in Michael Madana Kama Rajan (Tamizh cinema).  That’s the Kerala touch. Kameshwaran: Kameshwaran. Thirupurasundari: Oh .. Thirupurasundari Kameshwaran: Oho oh.. Nalla Peru. Palakkad aayirikkim… Read More The Kerala Iyer by Shilpa