Tamil Classical Literature – Primer


I am thinking of weekly or Biweekly class on Tamil Classical literature. This will help you understand the literature, help you read the actual work on your own without translation or urai.

I am planning to have a token fee to keep both my dedication and your dedication going till end of the course. This will be 10 -1 hours classes. No knowledge in Tamil Literature required.

Dance Duel and its divine origins – Story of Goddess in Tamil Nadu


If you have seen Tamil movies surely you would have seen of an arrogant heroine challenged by hero to a dance duel. Hero wins it either fairly or by hook and crook. Heroine arrogance is subdued and she become a fit subordinate women from an independent arrogant one. These themes have origins in many Tamil religious traditions. These are storied of Goddess who lose their independent self to become subordinate Goddess to the Male deity. This is post to throw light on Goddess who lost their space to male counter part and story of local deities losing space to deities of organized religion. #karkanirka