LifePage Career Talk on Kalaripayattu
By Ruchika Rai
[Kalaripayattu Trainer in Freelance]
What is Kalaripayattu?
Ruchika Rai: “Kalaripayattu (pronounced as Kalarippayatt) is a martial art, which originated as a style in Kerala, southern India (North Malabar). The word kalari first appears in the Tamil Sangam literature to describe both a battlefield and combat arena. The word kalari tatt denoted a martial feat, while kalari kozhai meant a coward in war.”
How I got into Kalaripayattu?
Ruchika Rai: “I did my schooling from Mayo College, Ajmer. Then I went to Delhi University to do my graduation in English Hons. Post that I did my masters in Journalism from ACJ, Chennai. I am doing PhD in Sociology from JNU. I am also running a post-pregnancy health program.”
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