In May 2009, TwoCircles.net paid a visit to Malabar to learn about the Muslims and their rich history. In this special ten part series on Malabar we also look at some new trends –some positive and some negative- that will shape the future of this vibrant community of Muslims.
“vilakkatherrikal” or “sitting by the lamp” – the famous lamp of Ponnani
Part 1 : Mappilas: The first Muslims of India
Part 3: Historical mosques of Malabar
Part 6: A reading revolution
Part 8: Muslim women of Malabar
Part 9: Economic success of Mappilas
Part 10: Muslim organizations of Kerala