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Puranaanooru 3 – Through dangerous paths
Sangam Lit
access_time2 days ago
In this episode, we listen to a tribute sung to a Pandya king, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Puranaanooru 3, penned for the king Karunkai Olvaal Perumpeyar Vazhuthi by the poet Irumpidarthalaiyaar. The verse is set in the category of 'Paadaan Thinai', celebrating the qualities of this Pandiya king, said to be the maternal uncle of the renowned 'Karikaala Chozhan' of the Sangam era.
Puranaanooru 2 – Soar like the mountains
Sangam Lit
access_time3 days ago
In this episode, we listen to words of praise rendered unto a king, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Puranaanooru 2, sung to the Chera ruler 'Perunchotru Uthiyan Cheralathan' by the poet 'Muranjiyur Mudinaakanaar.' The verse is grouped under the category of 'Paadan Thinai', which is a 'paean' listing the laudable qualities of a person.
Puranaanooru 1 – Portrait of a celestial hero
Sangam Lit
access_time4 days ago
In this episode, we perceive praises to a God, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Puranaanooru 1, penned by Baaratham Paadiya Perunthevanaar. Puranaanooru, which we begin to explore today, is about the outer life of Sangam people, presenting information about historical events and social dynamics of this era. This particular song is an invocation to God Shiva, added as part of the collection by this poet, who is believed to have been from a later period.
Kurunthogai 401 – On pain and gain
Sangam Lit
access_time21 days ago
In this episode, we listen to a lady's perception of her changing circumstances, as portrayed in the last of the 'Kurunthogai' verses, Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 401, penned by Ammovanaar. Set in the coastal regions of 'Neythal', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady to herself, expressing her thoughts on her confinement at home.
Kurunthogai 400 – A pat on the back
Sangam Lit
access_time22 days ago
In this episode, we listen to words of heartfelt gratitude, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 400, penned by Peyanaar. Set in the forests of 'Mullai', the verse speaks in the voice of the man to his charioteer, on returning home after his long journey away from the lady.
Kurunthogai 399 – Retreating and reappearing
Sangam Lit
access_time23 days ago
In this episode, we relish an apt simile that acutely depicts a lady's situation, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 399, penned by Paranar. Set in the farmlands of 'Marutham', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady to the confidante, as the man delays seeking her hand in marriage.
Kurunthogai 398 – To wipe away tears of joy
Sangam Lit
access_time24 days ago
In this episode, we listen to a sharp response to words of advice, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 398, penned by Paalai Paadiya Perungkadungko. The verse is situated in the drylands of 'Paalai' and speaks in the voice of the lady to the confidante, as the man remains parted away.
Kurunthogai 397 – No one but you
Sangam Lit
access_time25 days ago
In this episode, we perceive a thoughtful farewell message, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 397, penned by Ammoovanaar. Set in the coastal regions of 'Neythal', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the man, as he prepares to part away in search of wealth.
Kurunthogai 396 – Delicate maiden in the drylands
Sangam Lit
access_time27 days ago
In this episode, we listen to a mother's shocked words, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 396, penned by Kayamanaar. Set in the drylands of 'Paalai', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady's mother, on learning that her daughter had eloped with the man.
Kurunthogai 395 – A moon on the wane
Sangam Lit
access_time28 days ago
In this episode, we perceive the helplessness in a lady's heart, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 395, penned by an anonymous poet. Set in the drylands of 'Paalai', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady to the confidante, reflecting on her suffering-filled situation, as the man remains parted away.
Kurunthogai 394 – Past pleasure and present pain
Sangam Lit
access_time29 days ago
In this episode, we perceive the aptness of a simile from nature, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 394, penned by Kuriyiraiyaar. The verse is situated in the mountains of 'Kurinji' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, speaking of the man in a disparaging tone, as he remains parted away.
Kurunthogai 393 – An embrace and a war-cry
Sangam Lit
access_time30 days ago
In this episode, we learn of historical incidents in a song on relationships, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 393, penned by Paranar. Set in the farmlands of 'Marutham', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, passing on a hidden message to the man, listening nearby.
Kurunthogai 392 – A messenger bee
Sangam Lit
access_time1 month ago
In this episode, we perceive a unique technique of persuasion, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 392, penned by Thumbiser Keeranaar. The verse is situated in the mountains of 'Kurinji' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to a bee, passing on a pointed message to the man, listening nearby.
Kurunthogai 391 – Torments of a rainy evening
Sangam Lit
access_time1 month ago
In this episode, we perceive the effect of rains on land and life, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 391, penned by Pon Maniyaar. Set in the forests of 'Mullai', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady to the confidante, relating the tormenting elements in her surroundings, as the man remains parted away.
Kurunthogai 390 – Danger at day’s end
Sangam Lit
access_time1 month ago
In this episode, we learn about a specific danger in travelling at night, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 390, penned by Uraiyoor Mudhukottranaar. Set in the drylands of 'Paalai', the verse speaks in the voice of a wayfarer to the man, offering words of timely advice.
Kurunthogai 389 – Good food for good words
Sangam Lit
access_time1 month ago
In this episode, we perceive the jubilation on hearing a good news, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 389, penned by Vettakannanaar. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, revealing positive developments with respect to the lady's marriage.
Kurunthogai 388 – Sturdy lily and sweet drylands
Sangam Lit
access_time1 month ago
In this episode, we relish a picturesque simile that sketches perfect belief in another, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 388, penned by Avvaiyaar. Set in the drylands of 'Paalai', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the man, insisting that the lady could bear the journey through the drylands in the company of the man.
Kurunthogai 387 – Wading in the flood of time
Sangam Lit
access_time1 month ago
In this episode, we listen to the distress of a lady as she contemplates an evening and night ahead of her, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 387, penned by Kangul Vellathaar. The verse is situated in the forests of 'Mullai' and speaks in the voice of the lady to the confidante, in response to the confidante's words that the lady must bear better with the man's parting.
Kurunthogai 386 – Changing tone of the evening
Sangam Lit
access_time1 month ago
In this episode, we perceive how the time of the day changes its nature in the mind of a maiden, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 386, penned by Velliveethiyaar. Set in the coastal regions of 'Neythal', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady to the confidante, in response to the friend's words that the lady must bear better with the man's parting.
Kurunthogai 384 – Fine promises indeed
Sangam Lit
access_time1 month ago
In this episode, we listen to a strong refusal, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 384, penned by Orambokiyaar. The verse is situated in the farmlands of 'Marutham' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to the man, denying him entry to the lady's house.
Kurunthogai 383 – The fire of indecision
Sangam Lit
access_time1 month ago
In this episode, we listen to a person's angst arising out of the indecision of another, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 383, penned by Padumarathu Mosi Keeranaar. Set in the drylands of 'Paalai', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, explaining her difficult situation relating to the lady's elopement with the man.
Kurunthogai 382 – Unseasonal showers and fooled flowers
Sangam Lit
access_time1 month ago
In this episode, we observe the changing seasons and their consequences, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 382, penned by Kurunkeeranaar. Set in the forests of 'Mullai', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, allaying the lady's worry that the man remains parted away even after the promised season of return had arrived.
Kurunthogai 381 – The consequence of a smile
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we observe a counter-intuitive method of offering consolation, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 381, penned by an anonymous poet. Set in the coastal regions of 'Neythal', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, speaking in a disparaging tone about the lady's relationship with the man.
Kurunthogai 380 – Even before the flower falls
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we observe an intriguing technique of consolation, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 380, penned by Karuvoor Kathapillai. Set in the drylands of 'Paalai', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, relating how the man continues to remain parted away.
Kurunthogai 379 – Unearthing the precious unexpectedly
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we perceive a unique method of making an announcement, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 379, penned by an anonymous poet. The verse is situated in the mountains of 'Kurinji' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, passing on a pointed message to the lady's kith and kin, listening nearby.
Kurunthogai 378 – Shade and rain in the drylands
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we listen to a mother's wishes for the well-being of her daughter, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 378, penned by Kayamanaar. Set in the drylands of 'Paalai', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady's mother, on hearing that her daughter had eloped away with the man.
Kurunthogai 377 – Cause and cure of a malady
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we observe the discovery of solace in the midst of discomfort, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 377, penned by Mosi Kotranaar. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady to the confidante, in response to the confidante's worry that the lady is not bearing well with the man's parting.
Kurunthogai 376 – Cool in summer and warm in winter
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we relish picturesque descriptions of a lady's qualities, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 376, penned by Padumarathu Mosikotranaar. Set in the coasts of 'Neythal', the verse speaks in the voice of the man to his heart, expressing why he is unable to part with the lady to go in search of wealth.
Kurunthogai 375 – The midnight mountain farmers
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we perceive a curious way of persuading another, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 375, penned by an anonymous poet. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, while passing on a hidden message to the man, listening nearby.
Kurunthogai 374 – That tangled town of ours
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we relish a unique simile involving a bird's actions, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 374, penned by Uraiyoor Palkaayanaar. The verse is situated in the mountains of 'Kurinji' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, explaining how the events unfolding in the lady's life came about.
Kurunthogai 373 – Endurance of a relationship
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we listen to words depicting deep trust, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 373, penned by Madurai Kollam Pullanaar. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, asking the lady not to heed the slander in town about the lady's relationship with the man.
Kurunthogai 372 – Swiftness of spreading slander
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we perceive a visually compelling technique of persuasion, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 372, penned by Vitrootru Mootheyinanaar. The verse is situated in the coastal regions of 'Neythal' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, passing on a hidden message to the man, listening nearby.
Kurunthogai 371 – Unmanageable love
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we perceive the portrayal of love as an affliction, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 371, penned by Uraiyoor Muthukootranaar. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady to the confidante, explaining why she is unable to bear with the man's parting.
Kurunthogai 370 – Opening petals in the pond
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we listen to defensive words to clarify a situation, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 370, penned by Villakaviralinaar. Set in the farmlands of 'Marutham', the verse speaks in the voice of the courtesan, in response to disparaging words spoken by the lady, as the lady's friends listen nearby.
Kurunthogai 369 – Anklets in the wind
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we listen to a decisive plan of action as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 369, penned by Kudavaayil Keerathanaar. Set in the drylands of 'Paalai', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, expressing the need for the lady to elope away with the man.
Kurunthogai 367 – Solace in the mountains
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we perceive a thoughtful way of communicating something, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 367, penned by Madurai Maruthan Ilanakanaar. The verse is situated in the mountains of 'Kurinji' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, showing her the way to carry on.
Kurunthogai 366 – The hand of fate
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we listen to wise words about the inevitability of an event, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 366, penned by Peri Saathanaar. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady's mother, revealing the lady's relationship with the man.
Kurunthogai 365 – Slipping shell bangles
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we observe the acute effects of pining in a lady, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 365, penned by Madurai Nalvelliyaar. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the man, explaining the lady's inability to bear with his parting.
Kurunthogai 364 – Sought out by the otter
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we perceive envy and quarrel over a man, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 364, penned by Avvaiyaar. The verse is situated in the farmlands of 'Marutham' and speaks in the voice of a courtesan, passing on a pointed message to the friends of another courtesan.
Kurunthogai 363 – Vision of a decision
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we perceive a nuanced approach to dissuading someone, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 363, penned by Selloor Kotranaar. Set in the drylands of 'Paalai', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the man, when he tells her of his intention to part away from the lady to go in search of wealth.
Kurunthogai 362 – Open challenge to superstition
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we observe the courage of a person in questioning false beliefs, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 362, penned by Vempatroor Kannan Koothanaar. The verse is situated in the mountains of 'Kurinji' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to the priest Velan, passing on a clear message about the lady's relationship with the man to the listening kith and kin.
Kurunthogai 361 – A flame-lily in the flood
Sangam Lit
access_time2 months ago
In this episode, we perceive how solace can come from unexpected corners, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 361, penned by Kabilar. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady to her confidante, in response to that friend's appreciation that the lady had bore well with the man's parting.
Kurunthogai 360 – Today’s trial for tomorrow’s triumph
Sangam Lit
access_time3 months ago
In this episode, we perceive the intricate thought process of a Sangam lady in a critical situation, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 360, penned by Madurai Eelathu Poothanthevanaar. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady to the confidante, passing on a pointed message to the man, listening nearby.
Kurunthogai 359 – Ripples of love
Sangam Lit
access_time3 months ago
In this episode, we perceive a happy moment of reconciliation, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 359, penned by Peyanaar. The verse is situated in the farmlands of 'Marutham' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to the bard, relating how the man has managed to allay the anger of his wife and reunite with her.
Kurunthogai 358 – On walls and in the wild
Sangam Lit
access_time3 months ago
In this episode, we listen to consoling words rendered to an anxious heart, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 358, penned by Kotranaar. Set in the forests of 'Mullai', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, as the man remains parted away.
Kurunthogai 357 – Firebrands and falling stars
Sangam Lit
access_time3 months ago
In this episode, we gaze at soaring mountains and falling stars, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 357, penned by Kabilar. The verse is situated in the hills of 'Kurinji' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, passing on a hidden message to the man, listening nearby.
Kurunthogai 356 – Gold bowls to muddy puddles
Sangam Lit
access_time3 months ago
In this episode, we perceive shock and disbelief in the voice of a mother, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 356, penned by Kayamanaar. Set in the drylands of 'Paalai', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady's mother, on hearing about the lady's elopement with the man.
Kurunthogai 355 – A pathless lightless quest
Sangam Lit
access_time3 months ago
In this episode, we observe an ancient mountain village at a particular time of the day, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 355, penned by Kabilar. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the man, as he arrives at the lady's house for his nightly tryst.
Kurunthogai 354 – Reddening eyes and souring honey
Sangam Lit
access_time3 months ago
In this episode, we listen to philosophical words rendered in a moment of angst, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 354, penned by Kayathoor Kizhaar. The verse is situated in the farmlands of 'Marutham' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to the man, refusing him entry to the lady's house.
Kurunthogai 353 – Sleepless in mother’s embrace
Sangam Lit
access_time3 months ago
In this episode, we perceive contrasting scenes and emotions, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Kurunthogai 353, penned by Uraiyoor Muthukootranaar. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, passing on a hidden message to the man, listening nearby.
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