Sahodaran Ayyappan

A BRIEF HINT TO THE SOCIAL CONDITIONS OF Kerala is necessary to understand the family background of Sahodaran Ayyappan and his extraordinary personality.

Sahodaran Ayyappan was born in the EZHAVA Community, Cherai. The intermediate caste in the Hindu religious hierarchy. There are strong historic indications of the Ezhavas having great affinity to the Budhist religion. That is a topic better left for deeper research by social historians.

(Read more about Sahodaran Ayyappan in the following links )
Sahodaran Ayyappan, An Inherited Genius
Schooling and Education
Judicious Decisions and Vypeen Island, Kochi
Sketch of Cherai, Vypin, Parur Taluk, Central Kerala

Biographies of Sahodaran Ayyappan
There are biographies of Sahodaran in Malayalam, the first one by Advocate K.A.Subramanian and the second by Prof. M.K.Sanu, former M.L.A. In addition, an anthology containing articles by the socio-political leaders and literary men of the time was prepared by an eminent historian and scholar-writer, P.K.Balakrishnan.

We would solicit information to make a biography of Sahodaran Ayyappan in English, from all those who possess such biographical details. Please find more information in the following links:- Biographies of Sahodaran Ayyappan

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