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Pahayan's Malayalam Podcast

Pahayan's Malayalam Podcast

By Vinod Narayan
A Malayalam Podcast hosted by Poet and Blogger Vinod Narayan aka Ballatha Pahayan; Bringing you poems, Travelogue, translations, quotes, anecdotes, stories, words and more...
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EP 41 Marthyan & Marthyalokam | മര്‍ത്ത്യനും മര്‍ത്ത്യലോകവും
‘Marthyan’ was my persona pre-pahayan... It was not videos but a blog and poetry and so on.. Today I want to take you through that phase of life and some of the writings back then.. To Marthyan’s World... To Marthyalokam
October 16, 2020
EP 40 | Let’s Meet some Malayalam Podcasters
Podcasting is relatively new in Malayalam. But the last one year has seen some amazing Podcasters. Sep 30th was the International Podcast Day and on October 1st I had a chance to chat with a few of the podcasters. Young Energetic and full of Passion. A long 2 hour conversation. Sora to be precise.... Hope you love it. Here are some links Ennodopom reneshia Dirty Talks His Pink Diary - Malayalam Podcast T.ent Tea talks with JP Malayalam Podcast library on telegram Instagram @malayalampodcast
October 13, 2020
EP 39 | Penpositive Outclass Membership Launched
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October 10, 2020
EP 38 | സ്ത്രീകള്‍ക്ക് നേരെയുള്ള അക്രമങ്ങള്‍ | Violence Against Women
When you hear some news it is important to talk... but Videos become tough... It is not sensationalization but a lot of self reflections we all need to do and also collectively think as a society... I want to share some thoughts on the topic of ‘Violence Against Women’. What made me create this episode was the recent Hathras Case... But the podcast is not a comment or opinion... Thoughts that come up when ever I hear such incidents.... And knowing that this might not be the last time we hear makes me shiver.... I suggest you all deeply think about this...
October 4, 2020
EP 37 | Sora with Maithreyan | മൈത്രേയനുമൊത്ത്
This conversation was recorded a few weeks back... This is a conversation I immensely enjoyed... I hope you do too....
October 3, 2020
EP 36 | Feminism | ചിലത് സംസാരിക്കാം
In this episode I want to share some thoughts on Feminism... Personal thoughts as I think it is important to discuss.
September 27, 2020
EP 35 | Final Episode of Reclaiming Memories
This is the final episode of Reclaiming Memories... And the reason is in the Podcast.... :) but will continue the podcast....
September 26, 2020
EP 34 | ദുബായ് റിട്ടേണ്‍ പഹയന്‍ | Reclaiming Memories - 5
In this Episode it is a bit of Dubai as we continue staying there changing homes and then finally return back to India for Good...
September 25, 2020
EP 33 | ദുബായ് ജീവിതം | Reclaiming Memories-4
In this Episode I take you through a part of my period in Dubai... Studying in The Gulf Indian High School, New India Model School and The Indian High School... Some interesting memories of then... This was probably the time when I started getting serious about studies... Looking back I think so....
September 24, 2020
EP 32 | മൂന്നാം ക്ലാസ്സലെ അലമ്പന്‍ | Reclaiming Memories-3
In this Episode I take you through the challenges of coping with school after a year of staying home.. How I turned a bit Anti Social.. Some bullying and then after the 3rd grade in Calicut, I head over to Dubai...
September 23, 2020
EP 31 | ഇറാനിലെ ജീവിതം | Reclaiming Memories- Part 2
In this Episode I will take you through my memories of Iran... what ever I can remember.... This was the year 1979 during the revolution...
September 21, 2020
EP 30 | Reclaiming Memories-1 | പഹയന്റെ ഓര്‍മ്മക്കുറിപ്പുകള്‍ തുടങ്ങുന്നു....
We are already asking algorithms to remind us and even store our memories for us and so I felt it is important for me to try to reclaim my memories as I remember it and I am going to use the podcast for the same....
September 21, 2020
EP 29 | Moral Policing | സദാചാരം | Pahayan’s Malayalam Podcast
This episode I want to share some thoughts on Moral Policing. The reason I am doing this is because it is important we discuss this as a society... even look into our own selves....
September 16, 2020
EP 28 | Social Dilemma | Netflix Original | Malayalam Podcast
The Netflix Original ’Social Dilemma’ is the talk of the Town... Watched it over the weekend and wanted to do this Podcast in Malayalam... As a Content Creator I want to be responsible and the question is how...
September 14, 2020
EP 27 | An Agile Course in Malayalam | മലയളത്തില്‍ ഒരു അജൈല്‍ കോഴ്സ്
A Podcast on Agile Thinking and introducing an Agile Course that I created in Malayalam... You can access the course and preview it here
September 10, 2020
EP 26 | Onam Special | ഓണവും മറ്റു പലതും
This is a Post Onam Podcast.... but not restricted to Onam alone....
September 3, 2020
EP 25 | Fathers And Daughters | 2015 Movie
Talking about the 2015 film ‘Fathers and Daughters’ starring Russell Crowe.. This was not a fault that critics liked but I loved the film a lot... Going back to my childhood where I used to love telling movie stories to my cousins....
August 28, 2020
EP-24 T.D Ramakrishnan & Sugandhi Enna Andaal Devanayaki
T.D Ramakrishnan is an Award winning Malayalam Novelist and Translator. Two of the books that I have read of his are Francis Ittykora and Sugandhi Enna Andaal Devanayaki. In this Episode I have having a very interesting conversation with T.D about the book Sugandhi and we also talk about Books, Reading, Writing and even Railways where T.D spend his Professional Life. Such an Amazing discussion. Penpositive English Podcast: To Keep my Content Always Adfree you can help by contributing something at
August 24, 2020
EP 23 | Creator Economy | Malayalam Podcast
This episode of the Malayalam Podcast talks about the Creator Economy where Creators get paid for their creation... I have also joined the pack by setting up a Buy Me a Coffee Account where you can contribute and show your love if you wish. Also I have a new English Podcast on Anchor
August 20, 2020
EP 22 | Deep Work | ഡീപ് വര്‍ക്ക്
Cal Newport ന്റെ Deep Work എന്ന പുസ്തക ത്തിലെ ചില ആശയങ്ങള്‍... ഈ പുസ്തക format ഇഷ്ടമായെങ്കില്‍ പറയു...
August 13, 2020
EP 21 Moosa Meher | CoFounder Tinker Hub
This Episode we will have a chat with Moosa Meher, the Cofounder of Tinker Hub. ടിങ്കർ ഹബ് പ്രോഗ്രാമിങ്ങിന്റെ ലോകത്തേക്ക് പോകാൻ താല്പര്യമുള്ളവർക്ക് അതിനുള്ള വഴിയൊരുക്കുക എന്നതാണ് ലക്ഷ്യം.... കേൾക്കാം രസകരമായൊരു സൊറ... 
August 10, 2020
EP 20 | Digital Declutter | ഡിജിറ്റല്‍ ഡീക്ലട്ടര്‍ | അടുക്കും ചിട്ടയും
ഈ എപിസോഡ് ഡിജിറ്റല്‍ ഡീക്ലട്ടര്‍ എന്ന വിഷയത്തെ കുറിച്ചാണ്... ഈ ഡിജിറ്റല് യുഗത്തില്‍ വളരെ ആവശ്യമാണ് ഒരു അടുക്കും ചിട്ടയും... As the Journey of Digital Declutter begins :) This is the first day....
August 10, 2020
EP 19 | വായനാശീലം | Reading Habit
ഇന്ന് ഓര്‍മ്മകളിലൂടെ പുസ്തകങ്ങളും വായനാശീലവും... A Journey down the memory lane of books and reading
August 5, 2020
EP 18 ഉംബേര്‍ട്ടോ സാബ | Umberto Saba | Italian Poet | Malayalam Podcast
Today I thought of making a podcast on the Italian poet and Novelist Umberto Saba... Also sharing a poem of his that I translated to Malayalam - few years back. Dedicating this episode to the Malayalam Poet Louis Peter who passed away on July 29th...
July 30, 2020
EP-17 Slowness, Birds, Mukundan, Chaplin, Calasso & more
This week my mind wanders through slowness, birds... M. Mukundan’s Short Story തത്തകള്‍... Niles Town and Chaplin... Roberto Calasso’s book ‘The Unnameable Present’ and so on... Welcome to another Journey... പഹയനിലൂടെ.....
July 26, 2020
Ep-16 Pahayan Media
This is a weekly round up of thoughts and ideas and books and some fun solo rant... and yes also answering some of the voice messages
July 21, 2020
EP-15 On Career, Gap Year and More
This week we talk about Secondary Domain in Career, we talk about the movie Thappad and then delve into the book Thottangal by Kovilan, A short Story Troll by Sanjay Sanyal and more
June 24, 2020
EP-14 Introducing Pahayaniloode on Podcast
This is the Audio of a Weekly Program I do on YouTube. Several people asked if I can just have the Audio uploaded on the Podcast and trying to do that. We are now on the 3rd Week of the Program on YouTube. Will upload other two as well and then go current every week. The program touches on various things including Society, Education, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Books, Poetry, Individual, World, Short Stories and so on. Here are a few links I mention in the Podcast Penpositive Online Courses: The Site for Good News that I mention in the Podcast:
June 8, 2020
#13 Malayalam Podcast at the time of Corona
In this episode I am sharing some personal thoughts and rants about life as I enter the 8th week of staying at home during this Corona Time... Also sharing a poem by Nicaraguan Poet Ruben Dario... Stay Safe, We are all in this together....
May 4, 2020
#12 My 2020 Trip to India
Made an amazing trip to India and had an experience of a lifetime meeting people and speaking at various functions....
February 25, 2020
#11 Rome and The Colosseum
Visiting Rome and the Colosseum... The experience of staying in a room that had a bit of surprise and then visiting the Colosseum... and the best thing was meeting some Malayalees there and spending the evening with them....
November 4, 2019
EP 10 | Palace of Versailles | Europe Travel
This episode is a view of our trip to the Palace of Versailles
September 24, 2019
Ep 9 | Paris street experiences | Satre | simone
In this episode we walk through Paris streets after visiting the Louvre museum... experiencing Paris on foot
September 6, 2019
EP-8 | Paris | Eiffel Tower | Louvre Museum
After Landing in Paris we visit Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum... Join us....
September 3, 2019
EP-7 Travel to Europe
This is the first in a series of Podcasts that will detail our trip to Europe.... A travelogue Podcast... This episode covers the planning and mis-planning and the hurry burry chaos till we land in Paris.... More to come as we go through Paris, Rome, Florence, Venice, Germany and Switzerland.... A trip we did in August 2019
August 27, 2019
Ep-6 A Conversation (Sora Parachil) with M.N Karassery Mash
Dr. M.N Karassery the renowned Malayalam Writer and Critic and Malayalam Teacher was in San Francisco Bay Area to attend the Sargavedi event to remember Malayalam's Own Basheer, our Beypore Sultan... Since he is also from my home town Kozhikode, we got a chance to record a video interview. Was planning for a half hour conversation that went on for close to 2 hours. Here is the Audio... Hope you guys like it
July 28, 2019
Episode 5 - Bukowski Special Malayalam Podcast
Bukowski is one of my favorite poets and I have translated few of his poems to Malayalam.. In this episode we go through a bit of what I know about his writing....
July 18, 2019
Episode 4 - Pahayan's Malayalam Podcast
Today’s podcast includes talk about the films Article 15 and Kabir Singh. It is also about Malayalam writer Basheer whose 25 Death Anniversary was last week and also there is a poem by Turkish Poet Orhan Veli Kanik.... and some random thoughts on life
July 9, 2019
Episode 3 - Pahayan's Malayalam Podcast
Today on the Malayalam Podcast let us read some haiku and small Malayalam poems and then a Malayalam translation of a poem by Carl Sandburg.. Hope you will enjoy... please share your thoughts....
June 28, 2019
Episode 2 - Pahayan’s Malayalam Podcast
In this episode I am reading Malayalam poems from a public Facebook group called Kavithakal.കവിതകൾ... Poems belong to several poets whose name I mention as I read them... The poems belong to the respective poets and the only part that is mine is the voice and my enjoyment and narration after reading them.... I thank the group, the admins and the poets.... I thoroughly enjoyed reading the poems and I hope you do so.... Please visit their FB group
June 15, 2019
Episode-1 Intro Podcast
This is the first episode of the Malayalam Podcast Marthyalokam. Malayalam Poems and a Translation of one of Mehmod Darwish's poem
September 27, 2018