"If it is true that liberal education should "liberate" by demonstrating the cultural values and norms foreign to us, by revealing the relativity of our own values, then the "discovery" and enjoyment of Tamil literature, and even its teaching should find its place in the systems of Western training and instruction in the humanities." - Kamil Zvelebil in his book, The Smile of Murugan , The Tamil literature of South India

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

C'mon, get her married to her love

Ainkurunooru 28 Sung by poet Orampogiyar
It is a marutham thinai song depicting the words spoken by the heroine's friend to the foster mother.
Is the heroine's disease caused by the bad deity living in the drinking water well?

Monday, July 7, 2014

Burrow with cool interior

Aingurunooru 27 Sung by Poet Orampogiyar
It is  a song from Marutham thinai set as the words spoken by the heroine's friend to the heroine.
Your man will return home with his earnings, don't you worry my friend!