Introduction

Pisharody Samajam is a social organisation run by Pisharodies, which is engaged in the uplifting of down trodden. Samajam has played a vital role in rendering financial and other helps to the deserving for the last 41 years. Samajam has it’s headquarters in it’s own two storied building with a good conference hall on the Karthyayani Temple road, Udayanagar, Ayyanthole, Thrissur. Samajam has branches in Kerala and outside. All Pisharodies who completed the age 18…

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History

PISHARODIES & SWAMIYARS In the elite Namboodiri Brahmin families in Kerala, who had the right to study vedas and perform yagas such as somayaga and athirathram and where the male members devoted their whole life time in studying vedas, only the eldest son was permitted to marry. Some times they may take two or more wives. Some of these vedic scholars used to take to sanyas (ascetic life) later in their life, even if they…

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