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
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.
One of beautiful poems of Sangam Puram Literature or the Heroic poetry. Mother describes duty of father, king, blacksmith and … 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
Poem believed to be sung by a Pandiya King. While most of us dream of being a king, his poem … More