Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Sri Mookambika Mahatmyam - ശ്രീമൂകാംബികാമാഹാത്മ്യം ആട്ടക്കഥ അരങ്ങേറ്റം



The Debut performance of  Sri Mookambika Mahatmyam (ശ്രീമൂകാംബികാമാഹാത്മ്യം ആട്ടക്കഥ) is scheduled to happen on 8th February 2015 at E.A.P Hall, Near Srikrishna Temple, Thodupuzha, Kerala at 5:30 PM. All are invited.

Location Map can be found here.

Story Writer: Dr Ganesh Neelakanta Iyer, Progress Software, Hyderabad

Advise/Music: Sri Nelliyodu Vasudevan Namboothiri, Sri Kalanilayam Rajeevan

Story Summary:

The story tells the greatness of Lord Mookambika. Adi Shankaracharya prayed Parvathi Devi and requested her to come to his village. She accepted the request with a condition. She told him that he has to walk in front and She will walk behind him. He should never look back. At any point of time, if he looks back, She will stand still there. He agreed and they started. When they reached Kolapuram (current Kollur), with the divine power of Lord Siva there, Shankaracharya looked back and Parvathi Devi joined Siva there. 

In that area, there lived a demon called Kamhasura. He started praying to Siva to get the power of Indra (the God of heaven). When Siva appeared in front of the demon, he couldn't open his mouth (thus called as Mookasura)due to the power of Lord Saraswathi (Goddess of studies). Siva disappeared, Getting angry, demon attacked heaven. Indra came to Siva for rescue and Siva suggested him to prey Goddess Parasakthi along with Kolarshi (a saint who lives in Kolapuram). Parasakthi appeared and killed demons and gave peace to the universe. Demon upon killed got salvation and he requested her to know as his mother. Hence Goddess started knowing as Mookambika (Mother of Mookasura). 


Parasakthi - Sri Sadanam Krishnankutty

Kamhasura - Sri Nelliyodu Vasudevan Namboothiri

Shankaracharya - Sri Kalanilayam Gopi

Mookambika - Sri Chambakkara Vijayakumar

Siva - Sri Kalanilayam Manoj

Indra - Sri R.L.V. Pramod

Music- Sri Kalanilayam Rajeevan, Sri Kalamandalam Vishnu

Chenda - Sri Kalamandalam Krishnadas, Sri Tiruvalla Peethambaran

Maddalam - Sri Kalamandalam Achutha Varrier, Sri Kalamandalam Vineeth

Chutti - Sri Kalanilayam Saji, Sri Eroor Manoj

Make-up - Sri Eroor Sasi, Sri Tripunithura Sasi, Sri Chalakkudi Chandran

Costumes: Sri Bhavaniswari Kaliyogam, Eroor, Tripunithura

Sri Sadanam Krishnankutty
Sri Nelliyodu Vasudevan Namboothiri
Sri Kalanilayam Gopi
Sri Chambakkara Vijayakumar
Sri Kalanilayam Rajeevan
Sri Kalamandalam Krishnadas

Sri Kalamandalam Achutha Varrier
Sri Kalanilayam Saji 

Dr Ganesh Neelakanta Iyer, Story Writer

Location Map