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Parambath Edalakulath Illam means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: A Study on the Cattussalas in Malabar Region with special reference to Vastuvidya: Shodhganga

Parambath Edalakulath Illam is the name of a House built according to the principles of Catuḥśāla (literally: “a house with four halls”) in the ancient science of traditional Indian architecture (Vastu-Shastra) [i.e., vāstuvidyā or vāstuśāstra].—The word catuśśāla is derived from catur (‘four’) and śāla (‘hall’/‘room’). These buildings (e.g., Kammatathillam) are known by different words in different parts of India: Haveli in North India, Wada in Maharashtra, Rajbari in West Bengal, Chettinadu Houses in Tamilnadu and Nalukettu in Kerala. Kammatathillam is situated in the Village Mavoor of the Taluk Kozhikkode in the District Kozhikkode (Malabar region). Such houses and courtyards are typically built in or before 1950, following the rules and regulations prescribed in the classical texts.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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