Men are always the same! Narrinai 226


This poem is dedicated to the women and children who bare the brunt heavy office workload of their husbands. The poem which pretty much says Men being men worry more about wealth/career than family. Poem emphasizes ‘Men are like this’ as a sort proverb 2000 years ago.

I am sweating – Kurunthokai 84


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Save me from my love sickness – Narrinai 63


I came across this beautiful poem. When I was reading the commentry I understood the brilliant structure of this poem. So put in some effort to give the essence of the poem with a neat word to word translation.

Walking on a tight rope!- Kurunthokai 7


Every time I come across the visual imagery of the Sangam poems , I am awestruck by the brilliance of the poet. They are able connect the nature and the acts in the day to day life, which we can never think of. The beauty of all these imagery (other than being such delightfully) are situational. Imagery used in each poem has some connection to the mood of the poem.

The poem I am about to discuss has a beautiful visual imagery and also throws light into the custom of the Ancient Tamils.

Multi Layer poem- She troubles me – Kurunthokai 119


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99 Tamil flowers- Kurunjipaatu – Methodology and Reference


99 Tamil flowers – photos +scientific names

99 Tamil Flowers – Kurunjipaatu – Photo source and further study


99 Tamil Flowers – photos + scientific names

99 Tamil Flowers – Kurunjipaatu – Disambiguation Page


99 Tamil Flowers – photos + scientific names

99 Tamil Flowers – Kurunjipaatu – flowers 91-99


99 Tamil Flowers – photos + scientific names

99 Tamil Flowers – Kurunjipaatu – flowers 81-90


99 Tamil flowers – photos + scientific names

99 Tamil Flowers – Kurunjipaatu – flowers 71-80


99 Tamil flowers mentioned in Kurunjipaatu – photos + scientific name