Neelamana Madhavan Nampoothiri

Historian, Person

1943 –


Who is Neelamana Madhavan Nampoothiri?

Dr. N.M. Nampothiri is an Indian historian, a former college professor at Malayalam PG Centre- Sree Punnasseri Neelakanta Sharma Memorial Government Sanskrit Collage, Pattambi, Palakkad District, Kerala.

Previously he had worked at Christian College Chengannur, Government Brennen College, Tellicheri, Govt. Arts and Science College, Calicut, Government Evening College, Calicut, Government Sanskrit College, Pattambi.

For more than 35 years, he has been guiding scholars doing Ph.D., and supports many non-academic scholars for doing local history and other researches. He has visited Germany in 1993 to attend Hermann Gundert Conference held there.

He has participated in the two-day national seminar on `Rethinking Diamper: Religion, Canon, Polity and Society' held at Kochi on September 16 and 17 back in year 2006.

Mamankam, an ancient festival held once in every 12 years at Thirunavaya was re-enacted under his guidance in 1999. Later this attempt was appreciated by media including BBC.

Regarding the exact location of Muziris, N.M. Nampoothiri points out that it had not yet been conclusively established that Pattanam was the ancient port of Muziris.

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Apr 17, 1943
Also known as
  • Dr. N.M. Nampothiri
  • N.M. Nampothiri
  • India

on July 23, 2013


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