According to Elephant
Experts he was the the most auspicious elephant of Kerala. He had honoured
by the 'Gajaraja Pattam' by Travancore Devaswom Board. He was magnificent by
the physical beauty and especially by the length of his trunk. He was very
calm ,intelligent and had a high grade memory capacity. Mahouts had a lot of
stories about him. He was 64 years , when passed away. It was an Ekadasi day
he bowed the Aaranmulayappan and shivered down. He was donated by the the
King of Travancore in 1949 to the Aaranmula Temple.
World famous mirror made from an alloy of copper and tin but have all the qualities of glass. The correct proportion of the above metals to make this mirror is known to two families in Aaranmula.
In ordinary mirrors the image is formed in the layer behind the glass but in Aaranmula mirror the image is formed in the surface of the mirror. Aaranmula kannadi is included in Ashtamangalyam(eight auspicious objects used to welcome Lakshmidevi the goddess of prosperity and wealth).
vegetarians. They need 250kg of fodder and 250L of water per day