After making several films with contemporary themes but with elements of history or mythology, director Mani Ratnam is now set to embark on an ambitious venture of converting Kalki’s epic novel ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ into a film. More at http://www.thehindu.com/arts/article1081495.ece
Krishna Gnana Sabha organized a one day program on Chennai’s Tribute to Raja Raja Chola on Millennium Year of the Big Temple on 23rd Jan 2011. Please find the attached invitation which details the events.
There will be a traditional bronze casting demonstration at the premises as well.
Ponniyin Selvan Varalaatru Peravai proudly presents
An Evening with Cholas
30th Dec 2010 5:30 PM Onwards
Introduction to South Indian Coins by Sri Arumuga Sethuraman (onsite exhibition of rare Sangam Period and later Cholas coins)
Mural traditions of India by Vijay Kumar (http://poetryinstone.in) with Special focus on Big Temple frescos
Please visit http://ponniyinselvanapp.wordpress.com/ for more information.
Ponniyin Selvan goes more platforms.
Kudos to the Shafi for making this available.
The site is available at http://bigtemple.in
Facebook Page for Facebook members – http://www.facebook.com/bigtemple.in Request all of you to become fan of the page to showcase our pride to others to come and contribute or get to know more. Once we reach more than 25 fans we should be able to dedicated identity like http://www.facebook.com/bigtemple. Everybody is feel free to add links, photos and events but please make sure they are related to big temple. The PSVP moderators team has the right to remove/edit any content.
Ponniyin Selvan Podcasts by Sri are available at http://www.itsdiff.com/kalkips.html
For those of you who couldn’t attend the Vizha and dying to get a glimpse of what happened.
Please visit http://festival2009.ponniyinselvan.in/content/vizha-coverage.html to find the photos, videos.
The scope of this topic is very wide. I have tried to summarize the views of various scholars when they try to Introduce Tamil to readers in their respective books. I feel this essay would be the right place to start my mini series on Tamil Literature studies.
What does the word Tamil mean? Let’s have a look at the Tamil Lexicon entry for the word Tamil.
, n. perh. தமி¹. cf. dramiḍa. 1. Sweetness, melodiousness; இனிமை. (பிங்.) 2. Refined quality; நீர்மை. (பிங்.) 3. Tamil language, being divided into iyaṟ-ṟamiḻ, icai-t-tamiḻ, nāṭaka-t-tamiḻ; இயற்றமிழ், இசைத்தமிழ், நாடகத் தமிழ் என மூவகையாக வழங்கும் மொழி. 4. Tamil literature, Tamil work; தமிழ் நூல். 5. The Tamils; தமிழர். அருந்தமி ழாற்ற லறிந்திலர் (சிலப். 26, 161). 6. The Tamil country; தமிழ்நாடு. தண் டமிழ் வினைஞர் (மணி. 19, 109).