Malliyoor Bhagavatha Hamsam Jayanti is observed in Malayalam Makaram month. It is the birth anniversary of Brahmasri Malliyoor Shankaran Nampoothiri – who was a Bhagavatham expert and Sanskrit scholar. Malliyoor Bhagavatha Hamsam Jayanti 2016 date is February 2. In 2016, it is the 96th birth anniversary of the pious soul.
He was born at Kuruppunthara in Kottayam District in 1920.
Brahmasri Malliyoor Shankaran Nampoothiri was a great scholar and he had completed more than 2,500 Bhagavatha Saptahams – reading and explaining Srimad Bhagavad Purana.
He attained moksha on August 2, 2011.