Mal: പെരിന്തല്‍മണ്ണ  perintalmaṇṇa

 ‘Great Wrestling Ground’   Town,  Kerala

From Mal:  peru, ‘great’, ‘large’; tallu, ‘beating’, ‘fighting’ (boxing/wrestling); and maṇ(ṇa), ‘soil’, ‘earth’, ‘ground’.

Perintalmanna was famous for its Mamankam post-harvest festivals which featured martial art contests, sporting events and artistic performances. The sporting events were organized around the  Thirumandhamkunnu temple at  Angadipuram.

For related place names see Indian Place names and Kerala place names.


Thirumandhamkunnu Temple, Angadipuram

Thirumandhamkunnu Temple, Angadipuram        Rojypala