Welcome to Mala, Kerala!

Mala, often known as Mala Thrissur, is a growing town located in the southern part of Thrissur district in Kerala state, India. It is also known as Mala Trichur or Thrissur Mala or Trichur Mala. Mala is about 40 km towards the north from the present day city of Kochi and approximately 14 Km from Chalakudy, Kodungallur and Irinjalakuda. The name "Mala" is said to have derived from the Hebrew word "Mal-Aha" which means "Center of Refugee". Mala is one of the most popular and important destinations among Keralites. It has a glorious past and a rich cultural heritage where people of all caste and creed came from all parts of the world for business and settlement.

Oxbow Lake Vynthala Mala Thrissur

Oxbow Lake Vynthala Mala Thrissur
Vynthala Oxbow Lake of "Kanichan thura" (thura means lake in the local language Malayalam) at Vynthala a neighboring place of Mala. The Oxbow lakes are that naturally formed adjacent to the river and in the shape ox-bow is called "Oxbow lake". The rivers that are coming from the mountain take diversion and assume the shape of English letter "U" in some parts of plane area.

E.K. Divakaran Potti, Puthenchira

Divakaran Potti honored by Gramika
Sri E.K. Divakaran Potti, a prominent personality in Malayalam Translation literature born on 28th April, 1918 at Puthenchira an adjacent Village of Mala in Thrissur District. He is a member in Edamana Illam at Puthenchira. E.K. Divakaran Potti was a high school teacher by profession from 1950 to 1973 in the Kizhakkambalam High School. He has died on 23rd July 2005 at his 87th years.

About Mala Thrissur Kerala

Mala Kerala

Mala, often known as Mala Thrissur, is a growing town located in the southern part of Thrissur district in Kerala state, India. It is also known as Mala Trichur or Thrissur Mala or Trichur Mala. Mala is about 40 km towards the north from the present day city of Kochi and approximately 14 Km from Chalakudy, Kodungallur and Irinjalakuda. The name "Mala" is said to have derived from the Hebrew word "Mal-Aha" which means "Center of Refugee". Mala is one of the most popular and important destinations among Keralites.

Mala Thrissur at a Glance

Mala Thrissur at a Glance - Image of Mala Grama Panchayat Building

Mala Grama Panchayat is a Special Grade Panchayat consisting the following villages: Kuruvilassery Mala, Vadama Mala, Vadakumbhagam Mala, and Annalloor Mala. Boundaries of Mala Thrissur: Aloor Grama Panchayat (North); Annamanada Grama Panchayat, Chalakudy Municipality, Kadukutty Grama Panchayat (East); Kuzhur Grama Panchayat, Poyya Grama Panchayat (South); Puthenchira Grama Panchayat (West)

Health Services At Mala

Healthcare system at Mala Thrissur
Having adequate health care is extremely important to people. This is especially true in the area of medicine and the delivery of health care services at Mala. Mala has different types of health care system provided by Govt. and private organization.

Jewish Monument - Synagogue and Cemetery - Mala Thrissur, Kerala

Mala jewish Synagogue inside view, Thrissur Kerala
The rare remnants of Jewish Settlement in Mala will attract any tourists of aesthetic mind. In ancient period Mala street was known after Jews and it was called "Jews Street Mala". In 1948, when Israel was formed, the Jews left this place and back to their mother land. There is currently no Jewish community left in Mala. The charm and splendor of synagogue of the Mala Jewish Community with its beautiful carvings in a variety of patterns speak volumes about their artistic skill and culture. There is also a Jewish Cemetery which exudes memories of Ancestors of Mala Jewish Community.

Snehagiri Society Mala Thrissur Kerala

Snehagiri Society Kuruvilassery Mala Kerala

Snehagiri Society Mala Thrissur was founded and registered in the year 1979. It is situated about 4 km away from Mala town, registered under Charitable Societies Act, with independent legal status. Snehagiri, which means "Love Hill" is the name of the community they established. Currently about 500 families of the locality which took its name from a nucleus of about 25 families built a housing complex of that name in an area of about 5 acres of land.

Karingachira Anchalppetty Puthenchira, Mala Thrissur

Image of Anchalpetty and Old Police Station at karingachira, Puthenchira

Anchalpetty and the Police Outpost building at Karingachira in Puthenchira. The Anchalpetty at Karinguchira remind us to retrace an Era of Kings and Queens, slaves and palaces. Anchalpetty was the primitive method of sending postal articles from one place to another through a bearer, who runs speedily through the available roads. The "Anchal Runner" wears a special uniform and hold an iron rod in his hand; he also wears bells around his waste. When the Anchal man is on the run, everybody on the road should give way to the runner.

Snehagiri Holy Child EMHSS, Kuruvilassery, Mala

Snehagiri English Medium School, Kuruvilasery, Mala (Snehagiri EMHS Mala)

Holy Child Convent English Medium School founded in 1979 at Painattukara village then known as Mullankuzhy and now popularly known as Snehagiri (Love hill), a place near Kottackal Monastery. The school is administered by Udaya Provincial, Irinjalakuda Diocese. Holy Child Convent School is a successful school serving in education sector more than three decades.

Carmel College For Women Mala Thrissur Kerala

Image of Mala Carmel College for women, Mala Trissur Kerala

Carmel College Mala (Woman's College Mala), a first grade college for women under Calicut University stands nestled in an idyllic locale - walkable distance to Mala town - established in 1981 by CMC (Congregation of the Mother of Carmel) Sisters with innumerable support of well wishers. The serene atmosphere makes Mala Carmel College an ideal place for the pursuit of knowledge. Here one is constantly conscious of the Divine presence, and this perfect blend between the spiritual and the intellectual, helps in the integrated development of the student.