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
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
82. ஊசி வேகமும் போர் வேகமும்! பாடியவர் :சாத்தந்தையார். பாடப்பட்டோன்: சோழன் போர்வைக்கோப் பெருநற்கிள்ளி. திணை: வாகை. துறை: அரசவாகை. சாறுதலைக் கொண்டெனப், பெண்ணீற்றுற்றெனப் பட்ட மாரி … More
Tamils had beautiful skill of being heroic, yet poetic in their verses. This is one of the brilliant examples. Buildup comes natural to these poets!
If you wonder where the tradition of Hero build up in Tamil cinema(right from Rajni to Simbhu) comes, at the … More