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The traditional training of Kalarippayattu a martial art of Kerala a small state in south India, is always done inside the Kalari which is specially constructed practicing area. Every Kalari have a Puttara (Meaning platform where flowers are kept in Malayalam language). Its a seven tired platform and located in the South-West corner of every Kalari. Here is where the guardian deity is located. Flowers, incense and water is given to the deity everyday. Before each person starts practicing they prey to the deity. Not only is the Kalari a temple of learning, it is also a temple of religious worship with a cult and ritual of its own

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