Blog looks in Proto Dravidian word Cintu which must have been word used for Date Palm in Indus valley. Cintu essentially is root to many common words like Indus, India, Hindu and Hindi.
Praise your patron make fun of his enemies, you have an elephant waiting as your gift. Those were the times, some kings gifted elephant (something like a Rolls Royce of the day) two poets who impressed them. #sanagam #tamilclassics
A song of desperation. A warrior has not returned. Feeling of his wife is expressed as a beautiful poem.
One of the most famous quotes of Shakespeare to indicate the transient nature of the world by comparing it to stage where actors come in and leave in their turns. But very similar expression has been used by Sangam poet Uraiyūr Muthukannan Sāthanār around 2000 years ago.
I have been lately looking to Museum archives for artifacts that are associated with Indian lamps. Few of the artefacts … More
Avviyar is often the most understood poet in the history of Tamil literature. She is often thought to be an … More
One of the beautiful verses from Tamil classical literature Narrinai. The Girl thinks that her father is wise man who understand the pains and crisis of the girl. She wishes her father may live long because he understands his daughter well.
More and More evidence are flowing to show that Proto Dravidian language of Indus came down to present Tamil geographical … More
Hero meets Heroine in festival…gives her gift and seduces her…. Kurunthokai 223
Get up in the morning, see your phone for your daily dosage of Social media. You see a set of … More
I am thinking of weekly or Biweekly class on Tamil Classical literature. This will help you understand the literature, help you read the actual work on your own without translation or urai.
I am planning to have a token fee to keep both my dedication and your dedication going till end of the course. This will be 10 -1 hours classes. No knowledge in Tamil Literature required.
One beautiful poem on the Mother’s day. The very reason why I like Sangam literature. Poem speak about eternal love, … More