Indian Journal of Tamil
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Indian Journal of Tamil, Volume 2, pp 24-28; doi:10.34256/ijot2114
The Kuruntokai of the ancient Tamil deities worshipped by Murugan, Surthaivam, Korravai, Kollipaavai and others is known from the Kuruntokai. The Velan fanaticism is found in the Sangam literature. This study is conducted in a way that explains the principles of theology found in the Sangam literature. The story of the Velan rampage, the worship of Korravai, the surat worship and the dance of women in the short story has explained this article.
Indian Journal of Tamil, Volume 2, pp 1-9; doi:10.34256/ijot2111
The Palm leaf manuscripts are seen as documents that preserve the cultural heritage of the people. In that respect, palm leaf manuscripts have been maintained by the Eastern Tamil people for a long time. These palm leaf manuscripts can be classified into three types; literature, medicine and astrology. Literary palm leaf manuscripts include Ammanai, Drama etc. Palm leaf manuscripts related to astrology contain information such as Similarly, medical palm leaf manuscripts contain much medical information. It is noted that a medical palm leaf manuscript was discovered for in the East recently. This study is intended to introduce the structure, medical information and herbs of this palm leaf manuscript. This palm leaf manuscript has solutions for many ailments such as headaches, asthma, cough peenisam, pittam and rheumatism. There is also information on the preparation of sanjeevi legiyam. Neem, Milk, Honey Basil, etc. have been identified as having high Medicinal properties.
Indian Journal of Tamil, Volume 2, pp 19-23; doi:10.34256/ijot2113
Murugu means beauty. If the beauty means Lord Muruga, he is the lord. Since Lord Muruga is the god of Tamils, murugan is called tamil god. Let us look at the principles of the great Tamil god Murugan. The principle of Lord Muruga is morality, charity should remain in this world. In this article, one can learn that to attain salvation, one should worship Lord Muruga and follow his righteous ness and attain salvation.
Indian Journal of Tamil, Volume 2, pp 10-18; doi:10.34256/ijot2112
Tamil literature was an ancient one among the world literature. Number of scholars dedicated their contributions to that. Among them were the commentators and they have a pioneer place in it. Parimelazhagar was the most famous critic who enhance the literature. The world famous Thirukkural was well understood with the help of his commentary. He used his broad mind and various techniques in it. He is considered the one among the literation who nourished Tamil literature.
Indian Journal of Tamil, Volume 2, pp 34-38; doi:10.34256/ijot2116
We should worship The Lord, the great object of knowledge that removes the darkness of the world, in our hearts to remove the darkness of our ignorance. The purpose of this article is to take the principles of the gods in thirumoolar that the salvation of human life is to be rewarded with the realization of the truth in the hearts of each of us by understanding the truth of the truth.
Indian Journal of Tamil, Volume 2, pp 29-33; doi:10.34256/ijot2115
The Nayanmars were fully dedicated to saivite doctrines and served godly. The theory of purity of the mind rather than the strength of the body is intertwined with the life of the holy woman, which causes the emergence of karaikalammayar article from time to time. In this respect, the article reviews karaikalammayar, the only female servant of the sixty-three, on the basis of the Saiva theory, in an amicable and critical perspective.
Indian Journal of Tamil, Volume 1, pp 11-17; doi:10.34256/ijot2042
Tamil Nadu have an ancient history. But this history has not been fully revealed. Lack of evidences, unauthorised source materials where the setback for that. But K.K.Pillai’s “History of Tamil Nadu People and Culture” book has been considered as a valuable and authentic work in Tamil Nadu history. This book follows scientific method of research writings. In this book K.K. Pillai try to give full history of Tamil people from pre historic period to modern times. It also proved that Tamil people have an ancient glory and heritage. The author also rejected some false ideas about Tamils past. K.K. Pillai’s this work prevailed as an authentic and reliable work in the history of Tamil Nadu.
Indian Journal of Tamil, Volume 1, pp 18-28; doi:10.34256/ijot2043
When we look at Flower, it is natural to remember first. Kapilar is the poet of the nature. The poet himself was the first to be a poet in the style of the poet, and the study of the 99 types of flowers of Kurinjipattu is made. The three katai of The Silapathikaram contain 30 ears. Do the akkadai contain 99 types of flowers of Kurinjipatti, are there flowers that are not present, and are there any new flowers in silambu, This paper is designed to be a subject of the purpose of the study. Since it is a study of flowers, I have put the title unrevealed Varieties of Flowers in Silambu. This article is based on the study of the unknown flowers that are found in Kurinji.
Indian Journal of Tamil, Volume 1, pp 1-10; doi:10.34256/ijot2041
The analysis of the religions of Tamilakam should be started from Sangam Age. Though there is no indication of established religion in the Sangam literature, there are plenty of data on established worship patterns. Researchers explain the changes in the social institutions according to the manufacturing relationship. When the social institutions get into changes, the tradition of religious culture too changes accordingly in support of them. As for as Tamil society is concerned, in every age, i.e., from the age of ethnic groups to feudal society, lots of political, economic religious, philosophical and cultural changes have occurred. This paper analyses the interruptions and impacts in the religious cultural tier of Tamils and the specific changes occurred as a result.
Indian Journal of Tamil, Volume 1, pp 8-13; doi:10.34256/ijot2032
Hospitality plays a very important role in the culture of Tamils. Hospitality has been one of the life ethics of the people of the Sangam period. This article sets out to review the hospitality and culture of the Sangam literature. We will see about them in this article.