Born in 22nd Chingam 1118 ME (7-9-1942) on Ayillyam Star at Shornur, Palakkad Dist. Education: Cheruthuruthy Govt. High School. Graduation and Post Graduation in Palakkad Victoria College and Ernakulam Maharaja’s College. Awarded Ph.D. in linguistics by Calicut University. Started career as a lecturer in Madras Christian College, Tambaram, Tamil Nadu in 1966. Later, served as H.O.D. and Principal of Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur and Sree Vivekananda College, Kunnamkulam. Retired from service as Director of Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, in 2002. Served as Chairman of M.A. Question Paper Setter Board, PSC Question paper Setter and M.A.Board of Examinations in various Universities. Guided 20 research scholars, leading to Ph.D. Published 73 books in English and Malayalam. Awards: Bharath Excellence, Rotary, Consumer Federation of India, Dr. Ambedkar, Dr.K.N. Raj, Dr. K.N. Ezhuthachan, Yugapurusha and Mahakavi Pala Narayanan Nair Poetry Award etc. (31 Puraskarams). Now chairman of Sree Narayana Sahithya Academy, Mundassery Smarakam, Gurudev Educational Trust, Prof. C.L.Antony Foundation, Fr. Arackal Foundation, Sahrudayavedi, K.M. Kumara Swami Sanyasi Foundation, Sight and Kairali, Former Principal of CORE College, Executive Member of Kerala Sahithya Akademi (Ex), Authors’ Guild of India (New Delhi) and MD of Adi Publications. Former Chairman of Sahodaran Ayyappan Smarakam, Cherai. The Torch bearers of Kerala Renaissance published by Green Books. Wife : Dr. Rajamma (Retd. Civil Surgeon) Son : Dr. Asish Karthik (Asso. Prof. Govt. Medical College, Thrissur), Daughter in law : Dr. Divya (Asst. Prof. Govt. Medical College). Grand Children: Adhya and Aditi.