Avviyar is often the most understood poet in the history of Tamil literature. She is often thought to be an … More
Sangam literature has references to various meats as food, Kolambu, Puli satham (Puliyogare), early versions of Pongal , early version … More
What is true fame? Poet’s advice to his ruler 2000 years ago!
Pretty much describes Tamil Nadu’s current situation!
Next time you vote for a reality show or in an appraisal cycle, think about this poem! Beautiful poem on Self esteem from Purananuru.
Ancient custom of cutting the dead infant into pieces by sword and concept of pradise after death for ancient Tamil warrior.
One of beautiful poems of Sangam Puram Literature or the Heroic poetry. Mother describes duty of father, king, blacksmith and … More
Auvaiyar is one of the most famous poet in Tamil Literature. But has there been only one Auvaiyar ? I … More
Political situation of Tamil Nadu During Sangam era, the land was divided into self sufficient food producing units called Naatus. … More
Most of the people who have read Kambaramayana or have heard the story of Ramayana in Tamil tend to believe … More
167 நீயே, அமர் காணின் அமர் கடந்து, அவர் படை விலக்கி எதிர் நிற்றலின், வாஅள் வாய்த்த வடு ஆழ் யாக்கையொடு, கேள்விக்கு இனியை; கட்கு இன்னாயே: … More
Kumanan was the chieftain/King of a mountain called Mutiram. His younger brother was jealous of him , so Kumanan gives … More
Back to my favorite epic Silapadikaram . Illango Adikal all through his book would have tried to reflect lives of … More