Chinese, Turks, European armies in full force to destroy an Indian king! Who sent the forces, did the king survive?? Read on!
One of the poems which illustrated why Kamban is hailed as one of the greatest Tamil poets. Situation: Hanuman is in search of Sita in Lanka. Finally seeing her in Ashoka vanam, he goes to her and identifies himself. To prove he was a messenger from Rama, he shares Rama's ring to her. Hanuman narrates... Continue Reading →
—————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Become Fan of Karka Nirka Blog in Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Karka-Nirka/353094691592 —————————————————————————————————————————————————————— I choose just a single stanza of Kamban's Ramavatharam today unlike my old posts where I end up posting 2 to 3 posts on single topic. I found this single stanza really interesting. Lets see whats stanza I am talking about first, கலைமான் முதல்... Continue Reading →
Ravana has taken a form of saint and goes to the hut of Sita while she was alone. Rama and Lakshmana are in search of the Maricha in the form of golden deer. Sita goes to attend the saint, since she thinks its a good omen and it would save Rama from any potential danger.... Continue Reading →
As I always say Silapadigaram is one of the most poetical epics you can ever read. Though Silapadikaram has lot of borrowed elements from Sangam poetry, it is a great work since it has embedded the greatness of the Sangam poetry in the story of Kovalan and Kannagi. I was reading the Forest book (Aranya... Continue Reading →
Political situation of Tamil Nadu During Sangam era, the land was divided into self sufficient food producing units called Naatus. Each had its own army and a chieftain/king. There were constant wars between these Naatus. Most of the time these war was not waged to acquire or conquer the land and rather the victorious king... Continue Reading →
Most of the people who have read Kambaramayana or have heard the story of Ramayana in Tamil tend to believe that Ravana was a true Dravidan King. That being the case after Dravidian movement many people felt, Ravana was wronged and killed by Rama an Aryan King. So how true is the Aryan- Dravidian conflict... Continue Reading →
2851. 'தொடை அமை நெடு மழைத் தொங்கல் ஆம் எனக் கடை குழன்று இடை நெறி கரிய குஞ்சியைச் சடை எனப் புனைந்திலன் என்னில், தையலார் உடை உயிர் யாவையும் உடையுமால்' என்றாள். Ah!if instead of matted hair.he was wearing the black tuft of a young man with its curls all through it like long clouds hanging down, surely he would put an end... Continue Reading →