Cheraman Perumal

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Cheraman Perumal (literally "the Great One of the Chera People", Ashoka Prakrit: Ketalaputo, Sanskrit: Kerala Putra) is the royal title used by the Cheras of Karuvur (2nd century BC – 3rd century AD), India. [1]

The epithet was also used by a number other ruling clans in south India, most notably the Cheras of Cranganore and that of Kongu.[2][3][4][5]


  1. ^ Menon, T. Madhava (trans.), Kerala Pazhama: Gundert's Antiquity of Kerala.
  2. ^ M. G. S. Narayanan, Perumals of Kerala: Political and Social Conditions of Kerala Under the Cēra Perumals of Makotai (c. 800 AD-1124 AD) The First Indian Muslim
  3. ^ "Cheraman Juma Masjid: A 1,000-year-old lamp burns in this mosque". Times of India. Retrieved 3 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "PM Narendra Modi likely to visit India's oldest mosque during Kerala trip". Times of India. Retrieved 3 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "Solomon To Cheraman". Retrieved 3 December 2015. 


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