Bhashaposhini is an Indian monthly magazine. It is one of the oldest Malayalam literary review magazines.[1]


History and profileEdit

Bhashaposhini was first published in 1892[1] as a literary journal of the Bhashaposhini Sabha.[2] The founding editor was Kandathil Varghese Mappillai.[2][3] In 1895, it merged with another magazine Vidyavinodini. However, after three years, in 1897, resumed as an independent journal again. It continued to be an important and authentic periodical until 1942. After a long break, in 1977 June, the magazine was revived by the Malayala Manorama[1] group of publications. It is one of the significant Malayalam periodical that is published monthly.[1]

Contributions include Kerala Varma Valiyakoyi Thampuran, Ulloor, Muloor S.Padmanabha Panicker, Kattakkayathil Cheriyan Mappilai and Moorkoth Kumaran.


  1. ^ a b c d "Bhashaposhini Magazine". Online Magazine Hub. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b "History of Mass Media" (PDF). University of Calicut. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  3. ^ Datta, A. (1987). Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: A-Devo. Encyclopaedia of Indian literature. Sahitya Akademi. ISBN 9788126018031. Retrieved 13 October 2013.

External linksEdit

  • Mass Media at Kerala Government site