This book was originally published as two different books- Mayaathasandyakal and Nidrasanchangal. The first contains the warm reflections on 8 people who were close to him; whom he loved and respected. The second is a compilation of various articles written over a period of time.
Publisher : D.C Books
First Published : Mayathasandhyakal 1978 & Nidrasancharangal 1989
The studies in this book were written over a span of 18 years from 1960. They were born out of a sense of duty impelled by the warmth of his personal affection.
The book is a collection of 8 essays. The first is a discourse on beauty as a value concept. The remaining articles are on well figures and people dear to him. There are two essays each on Karoor Neelakanta Pillai and C.J. Thomas and one each on Kuttykrishna Marar, C.N.Srikandan Nair and P.K. Vikraman Nair.
The articles are:
The book owes its existence to the loving encouragement of Poorna Publications.
The book contains 15 articles as follows:
First Reprinted April 2004 - Publisher DC Books