List of tamil poets and their books pdf
Tamil Books and AuthorsThe traditional accounts describe it as the last work of the third Sangam , but linguistic analysis suggests a later date of to CE. Traditionally praised as "the Universal Veda" and "the Universal Code of Conduct," the Kural emphasizes on the vital principles of non-violence , moral vegetarianism , [a] human brotherhood, absence of desires, path of righteousness and truth, and so forth, besides covering a wide range of subjects such as moral codes of rulers, friendship, agriculture, knowledge and wisdom, sobriety, love, and domestic life. The Kural has influenced several scholars across the ethical, social, political, economical, religious, philosophical, and spiritual spheres. Translated into at least 40 languages as of , the Kural is one of the most widely translated works in the world. The term Tirukkural is a compound word made of two individual terms, tiru and kural.
List of Tamil-language writers
The honorable chief minister of Tamilnadu Dr. Karunanidhi is known for his mastery over the Tamil language and his deep knowledge of Tamil literature. Jainism an ancient religion came into existence in India hundreds of years even before the birth of Christ. The ancient kings have also encouraged and supported these noble efforts. A number of poets who embraced Jainism have lived in Tamilnadu.
Tamil literature has a rich and long literary tradition spanning more than two thousand years. The oldest extant works show signs of maturity indicating an even longer period of evolution. The history of Tamil literature follows the history of Tamil Nadu , closely following the social, political and cultural trends of various periods. The early Sangam literature, Akananuru 1, 15, 31, 55, 61, 65, 91, 97, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Kurunthogai 11 , Natrinai 14, 75 are dated before BCE , contain anthologies of various poets dealing with many aspects of life, including love, war, social values and religion. This was followed by the early epics and moral literature, authored by Hindu , Jain and Buddhist authors, lasting up to the 5th century CE.
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