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.
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