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Temples & Legends Of Kerala
Kulapati's Preface Author's Preface
Introduction The Temple Of Sri Padmanabha
A Temple Of Serpents The Goddess Who Has Periods
Aranmula Parthasarathi Ambalapuzha Krishna
Sabarimala The Fierce Lord Of Ettumanur
The Benign Lord Chottanikara
Kaladi A Temple For Kannaki
A Temple For Bharata Sri Rama Temple At Triprayar
The Vadakkunnathan Temple The Lord Of Guruvayur
A Temple For Rama And Lakshmana The Historic Tali Temple
Tiruvangad Peruma Rajarajeswara Of Taliparamba
Trichambaram Krishna Temple Other Temples
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THE HISTORIC TALI TEMPLE

Tali are a term generally applied to a Siva temple and, like all Kerala temples, Kozhikode Tali was an independent sanctuary, which belonged to Brahmins. In those days Kerala consisted of a number of temple states and village republics belonging to Brahmins. In the temple-state the Lord was regarded as the head and everything was done in his name. The territory under their rule was called a sanketam.

Some gramams were also administered by. Kazha-kams or Advisory Boards, each under an officer called the Taliatiri. These villages were known as Talis, of which the important ones numbered eighteen. -Among them Kozhikode Tali were the most famous.

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The historic Tali temple at Calicut, redolent of some glorious chapters in the history of old kerala
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