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Kaveripoompattinam (Poompuhar): History Through the Ages

Poompuhar Art Gallery - WikipediaPoompuhar Beach - WikipediaKaveripoompattinam (காவிரிப்பூம்பட்டிணம்), also called various names from ancient times, Champathy (சம்பாதி) (as cited in Manimekal...
by Know Your Heritage on Jan 13, 2017

Dance and Drama of Ancient Tamils: Part 1 Koothu, Chadir Attam and Bharatanatyam

Carvings on Temple Wall PC Exotic India ArtDance was the resplendent art form in ancient Tamil Country. Dancing played an indispensable role in the lives of the ancient Tamil Sangam society. In ancient times the dance was known as Koothu (கூ...
by Know Your Heritage on Dec 29, 2016

Sangam Anthologies (சங்க இலக்கிய நூல்கள்): Vaidhehi Herbert Translated 12 out 18 Anthologies in English

Mrs. Vaidhehi Herbert from Hawai, USAMrs. Vaidhehi Herbert with Mr.HerbertVaidhehi Herbert, a Tamil scholar from Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) and at present she lives in Hawai, USA. She has translated 12 out of 18   anthologies of Sangam literat...
by Know Your Heritage on Apr 6, 2014

Ninety Nine Flowers from Kurincippattu Sangam Age Tamil poetic work: Slide Show

Here is the slideshow of 99 Flowers with pictures mentioned in Tamil Literature on 100 BCE-100 CE, with their botanical name 99 Tamil Flowers from Palaniappan Vairam SarathyKurincippattu (Tamil: குறிஞ்சிப்பாட்...
by Know Your Heritage on Mar 25, 2014

Sangam Period in South Indian History: Part III Megalithic burial sites in Tamilakam

The Prehistoric period mark the time when the first civilization or humans evolved. There are controversies on the time of origin of the Prehistoric period in India and the historians find it as a healthy point of discussion about the Prehistoric per...
by Know Your Heritage on Dec 20, 2013

Karthikai Vilakkeedu festival finds reference in Tamil Sangam literature

Karthikai Deepam or Karthikai Vilakeedu in Tamil (கார்த்திகைவிளக்கீடு) is the festival celebrated in South India in general and Tamil Nadu in specific since from ancient times on the full moon day of the Karthig...
by Know Your Heritage on Nov 17, 2013

by Know Your Heritage on Nov 16, 2013

அடிப்படைக் கோயிற்கலை அறிவோம்…

by Know Your Heritage on Nov 16, 2013

Remains of Subramanya Temple of Sangam period excavated at Saluvankuppam (Mamallapuram), India.

The Pallava sea-port Mamallapuram is known for its cave temples, rock-cut monolithic rathas, open-air bas-relief and free standing structural temple. Archaeological excavations at Saluvankuppam village (also known as Thiruvizhchil) near to UNESCO mon...
by Know Your Heritage on Nov 15, 2013
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