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.
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
More and More evidence are flowing to show that Proto Dravidian language of Indus came down to present Tamil geographical … More
Get up in the morning, see your phone for your daily dosage of Social media. You see a set of … More
Stories from Indus valley are still heard across the world. Our Kakka/crow – Vadai story is one of them!
2500 Years of Globalized Tamil Nadu Part 1 – Indus and Tamilagam trade relationship
Have you ever wondered Kaveri river belt (Trichy and Delta areas) do not have ancient ruins like Vaigai (Keeladi) and … More
If you have seen Tamil movies surely you would have seen of an arrogant heroine challenged by hero to a dance duel. Hero wins it either fairly or by hook and crook. Heroine arrogance is subdued and she become a fit subordinate women from an independent arrogant one. These themes have origins in many Tamil religious traditions. These are storied of Goddess who lose their independent self to become subordinate Goddess to the Male deity. This is post to throw light on Goddess who lost their space to male counter part and story of local deities losing space to deities of organized religion. #karkanirka
How did Lord Shiva get his blue neck? How does the ancient God of Indus still remain in Indian religions?
A visual summary of Iravatham Mahadevan’s paper. 12 years of Karka Nirka
Sangam literature has references to various meats as food, Kolambu, Puli satham (Puliyogare), early versions of Pongal , early version … More