TAMILNADU - CULTURE AND HERITAGE OVERVIEW

Encyclopedia of the various arts & ways of life of Tamils from across the globe
Tamils have a great tradition of heritage, culture that developed over 2,000 yrs ago & continues to flourish.
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THE TEMPLE STATE

Temples in TamilNadu are the abode of various art forms and have been glorified in the literature for over several centuries ..
Find the most famous temples - Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, Lord Murugans Aru Padi Veedu, Chidambaram Nataraja, Rameswaram Jyotirlinga, Thiruvanamallai Arunachaleshwar..etc etc


YOUR VIRTUAL LIBRARY

Bibliography of Books on Tamil Literature.. Comprehensive info. on all topics of interests to Tamil Diaspora (History, Script, Arts, Dance, Music, Cinema, Portals..)
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DEVOTIONAL SONGS - AUDIO GALLERY

TEVAARAM - Teva means "God", aram means "garland" denotes the first seven volumes of the Tirumurai, the twelve-volume collection of Tamil Saivite devotional poetry. All seven volumes are dedicated to the works of the three most prominent Tamil poets (known as Nayanars)


All songs in the Tevaram (called pathikam in Tamil) are believed to be in sets of ten.


LISTEN online and download songs from Tevaaram



THIRUVASAGAM - A volume of Tamil hymns composed by 9th century Shaivite bhakti poet Manikkavacakar containing 51 compositions & constitutes the 8th volume of Thirumurai, the sacred anthology of Tamil Shaiva Siddhanta.
Main message of the hymns - Body is temporary, worldly comforts are the root cause of pain and sorrow, pray to leave the body & attain liberation (moksha), Soul should have control over the body: The ultimate highness in one's life is to reach Lord Shiva's feet.


Download and READ the Thiruvaasagam composed by Maanikka Vaasagar.
LISTEN and download Thiruvaasagam composed by renowned Music director, Maestro Ilayaraja