One beautiful poem on the Mother’s day. The very reason why I like Sangam literature. Poem speak about eternal love, … More
How Sangam literature saved Kalaingar Karunanithi’s political career 50 years ago!
Reading Sangam literature can always throw you some pleasant surprises. This is one of such surprise. Krishna stealing Gopika’s dress while they were bathing in Yamuna, is absent in any of Sanskrit litertaure before 5th century and the earliest available literature for the theme is available only in Sangam literature. Below lines for Agananooru are the earliest available lines on this motif.
We have been introduced to boar hunting by the movie Bahubali 2. Here is one very interesting poem from Akananuru about a mother, daughter and lover with imagery of boar hunting..
This poem is one of the most important poems in Sangam literature. Though this is the kind of Sangam poem I … More
New attempt of explaining a poem through a set of pictures….
This posts explores various themes in love poems of Sangam literature and presents few movie situations which are very similar to these themes.
I will first start with the poem and its translation. குறுந்தொகை 31 மள்ளர் குழீஇய விழவி னானும் மகளிர் தழீஇய துணங்கை யானும் … More
136. மருதம் மைப்பு அறப் புழுக்கின் நெய்க் கனி வெண் சோறு வரையா வண்மையொடு புரையோர்ப் பேணி, புள்ளுப் புணர்ந்து இனிய ஆக, தெள்் ஒளி அம் … More
This post deals with love sickness of women. I have collected various poems on love sickness and their translations from … More