Vettam Mani


Vettam Mani or Vettom Mani (27 August 1921 – 29 May 1987) was an eminent scholar and writer. His most famous work is the Purāņic Encyclopedia, which is a monumental and exhaustive study of Indian Puranas, epics and allied literature of Hinduism. It constituted the results of the author's devoted study and research extending over fourteen years.

Vettam Mani
Born(1921-08-27)27 August 1921
Puthuppally, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Died29 May 1987(1987-05-29) (aged 65)
OccupationScholar, Writer, Teacher
GenreEncyclopedia, Purana
SpouseAnnamma Mani


  1. Purāņic Encyclopedia, Published by DC Books. The English Translation is published by Motilal Banarsidass, ISBN 978-0-89581-172-1.
  2. English Gurunathan, Published by DC Books.
  3. Hindi Gurunathan , Published by DeAr Books. Contents Hindi Grammar , spoken Hindi, Hindi Malayalam Dictionary
  4. Selected Malayalam Poems of 2000 Years