Centre for Ezhuthachan Studies

Centre for Ezhuthachan Studies

A study Centre for the dedicated study and research on Thunchath Ezhuthachan was launched on 31st August 2015. The centre was inaugurated by Sri. M. T. Vasudevan Nair. The Ezhuthachan Study Centre envisages measures to facilitate deeper studies and research on Ezhuthachan, encourage new translators and consolidate all available literature and knowledge on Ezhuthachan and his times.

Projects envisages under the Ezhuthachan Study Centre:

  •  Establish Digital Archives
  •  Prepare Ezhuthachan Dictionary
  •  Arrange Ezhuthachan Records Collection
  •  Prepare Ezhuthachan Bibliography
  •  Establish Ezhuthachan Museum
  •  Acquaint the world about Ezhuthachan’s contribution
  •  Promote Ezhuthachan Research Studies
  •  Encourage Inter University/Institutional Co-operation
  •  Subject Ezhuthachan Poetics to extensive studies
  •  Encourage the translation of Ezhuthachan’s works

Advisory Committee

  •  Sri. M. T. Vasudevan Nair
  •  Sri. C. Radhakrishnan
  •  Dr. Puthusseri Ramachandran
  •  Prof. N.V.P. Unithiri
  •  Dr. Chathanath Achuthan Unni
  •  Dr. V.R.Prabodha Chandran Nair
  •  Dr. P. M. Vijayappan
  •  Dr. Naduvattom Gopalakrishnan

The first meeting of the Advisory Committee was held in the month of June, 2015. It discussed the measures to be taken on a priority basis. The edited volumes of Adhyatma Ramayana and Mahabharata with extensive commentaries were decided to be published. Efforts to promote the Hindi translation of Ezhuthachan’s works and organize an Ezhuthachan National Seminar in Delhi were also considered. It was also planned to invite suggestions from those who are interested in preparing research papers and books on Ezhuthachan. Prof. M. Sreenathan was appointed as the Director of Ezhuthachan Study Centre. Prof. Desamangalam Ramakrishnan was entrusted with the charge of editorship of Ezhuthachan glossary. An expert committee comprising Prof. K.P.Sankaran, Dr. Chathanath Achuthan Unni, Prof. S.K.Vasanthan and Dr. P.M.Vijayappan was organized to provide guidelines for lexicon activities. The project staff were also appointed.