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Backyard Maths with Pallanguzhi
A game for two, Pallanguzhi or Alaguli Mane in Kannada, Kuzhipara in Malayalam and Picchala Peetha in Telugu is a traditional mancala game of Southern India.
An indoor game from the era of the Chola Empire, it hones hand and mind dexterity of the young and the old alike.
The backyard of the house is where its heart is; free, fluid, whimsical. Its a repository of secret herbs, stories and cultures. Paati's Pallanguzhi, finds a cozy spot for itself here in the backyard; in the heart.
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