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Kalkiyin Sivakamiyin Sabadham Part IV Shattered Dream (Chapters 1-50)

by Kalki Krishnamurthy

A historical four parts novel set in 7th Century in South India against the backdrop of various historical events and figures revolving around the Chalukya King, Pulikesi II laying a siege of Kanchi and Narasimhavarman avenging this by attacking Vatapi, the capital of the Chalukyas. Sivakami a dancer close to the heart of Pallava King Narasimhavaraman, vows that she would not leave Vatapi until Narasimhavarman burns it down and rescues her. Finally, Sivagami is united with her aging father. She is initially heart-broken on realising that Narasimhavarman is married to someone else, but later decides to dedicate herself to the God Shiva.

Kandar Anubuthi, Kandar Alangaram,Vel/Mayil/Seval Viruttham and Tiruvakuppu of Arunagiri Nathar

by Arunagiri Nathar

Kandar Anubhuthi: In this composition of 51 verses the poet, in his inimitable style of ‘sandham’(Tune), worships Lord Murugan for protection and salvation. Kandar Alangaram: Arunagirinathar offers his favourite deity God Murugan not a garland of flowers (poomalai), but a garland of songs (paamalai) in 107 verses. It describes the different manifestations of Muruga in each temple and how He showers mercy on the devotees. Vel –Mayil-Seval Virutham: Vel is a sharp Weapon adorning the hand of God Murugan, Mayil (Peacock) is His Vehicle (Vahana) and Seval (Rooster) is His Flag. Virutham is the tempo of the lyrics. Arunagirinathar glorifies the three- Vel, Mayil and Seval, each in six viruthams.Vel is a symbol of intellect, Mayil represents splendor and majesty and Seval wakes up people from darkness to dawn.

Kapilar Akaval

by Kapiladevar

Akaval ia a poetic form. In this poem Kapilar narrates the mortality of life and emphasizes all are equal by birth and no one is superior by birth alone.

Kavichakravarthy Kambar

by Mahavidwan Ra Raghava Iyengar

Kambar, a 12th centuary poet lived during the regime of King Rakendra Chola. In addition to the Ramayanam, Kambar has also authored other works like the Saraswathi Andathi and Kangai Puranam

Kumara Kuruparar's Mathurai Kalampakam

by Kumara Kuruparar

Venpa is one of the poetic formats of classical Tamil. Poet Kumara Kuruparar glorifies Lord Murugan of Tiruchendur in sixty one verses. Sakalakalavalli Malai is a nine verses poem praising Goddess Saraswati (God of Wisdom). Neethi Neri Vilakkam is a 101 verses poems preaching morals and ethics everyone should bear in mind.

Literary Works of Bharathidaasan: Azhagin Cirippu

by Kanakasubbaratnam Alias Bharathidasan

Poet Bharathidasan’s style captivates the reader as he describes various aspects of nature.The rich poetry yet quite understandable by one and all is what makes Bharathidassa's poems so well loved.

Madurai Meenatchi Ammai Pillai Tamizh

by Kumarakuruparar

Pillai Tamil or the "Tamil of Childhood" is one of the ninety-six forms of minor poetical compositions.In this literary compositon, Kumaraguruparar expresses his deep love for Tamil, as in his other works also, with apt descriptions and illustrations while delineating the characteristics of Goddess Meenakshi.

Mahakavi Subramania Bharathiyarin Vinayakar Naanmanimaalai

by C. Subramaniya Bharathiyar

The national poet Bharathi was believed to have composed these poems glorifying the Manakkula Vinayakar of Puducherry in forty verses.

Paavendar Bharathidasanin Ethipaaratha Muttham

by Bharathidasan

Comprises 32 chapters in two parts: The first part picturises the deep love of Ponmodi, the hero and Poongothai, the heroine which was opposed by the parents resulting in the hero’s exile to the north.Unable to bear the separation, Poongothai proceeds in search of her lover while he was on his way back home following the rift he had with a saint in the north. While both meeting surprisingly at a jungle she exchanged a kiss with her lover but unfortunately the hero was killed by a villain. She also dies. In the second part the author regrets the unending tears of the parents of the lovers.

Pandiyan Parisu

by Bharadidasan

Pandiyan Parisu is a very popular drama written in poetic form by Pavendhar Bharadidasan.It is the story of Velan and Annam and Vezha Mannan along with few other characters told effectively in a very simple fashion that makes it very appealing to its readers.

Ponniyin Selvan of Kalki:Part 1 Pudhu Vellam

by Kalki Krishnamoorthy

A historical novel in five parts, narrating the story of Chola King Arulmozhivarman (popularly known as Rajaraja Cholan who ruled Cholan kingdom between 985 and 1014 AD). It was the masterpiece of Kalki.This first part-Pudhu Vellam contains 57 chapters.

Ponniyin Selvan of Kalki:Part 2 Suzhal Katru

by Kalki Krishnamoorthy

A historical novel in five parts, narrating the story of Chola King Arulmozhivarman (popularly known as Rajaraja Cholan who ruled Cholan kingdom between 985 and 1014 AD). It was the masterpiece of Kalki. This second part-Suzhal Katru contains 53 chapters.

Ponniyin Selvan of Kalki:Part 3 Kolai Vaal

by Kalki Krishnamoorthy

A historical novel in five parts, narrating the story of Chola King Arulmozhivarman (popularly known as Rajaraja Cholan who ruled Cholan kingdom between 985 and 1014 AD). It was the masterpiece of Kalki. This third part-Kolai Vaal contains 46 chapters.

Ponniyin Selvan of Kalki:Part 4-Manimagudam

by Kalki Krishnamoorthy

A historical novel in five parts, narrating the story of Chola King Arulmozhivarman (popularly known as Rajaraja Cholan who ruled Cholan kingdom between 985 and 1014 AD). It was the masterpiece of Kalki. This fourth part-Manimagudam contains 46 chapters.

Ponniyin Selvan of Kalki Part 5: Thyagachikaram

by Kalki Krishnamurthy

A historical novel in five parts, narrating the story of Chola King Arulmozhivarman (popularly known as Rajaraja Cholan who ruled Chola kingdom between 985 and 1014 AD). It was a masterpiece of Kalki. This fifth and final part, Thyagachikaram, contains 46 chapters.

Puratchikkavi

by Bharadidasan

The story of Amudhavalli and her love for Udharan also has elements like Patriotism and Revolution added to it by the veteran writter.

Puthumaipithan Sirukathaigal

by Puthumaipithan

This is a collection of 30 popular short stories by Puthumaipithan, the veteran Tamil author, belonging to various genres, and thus a useful reference text for people interested in Tamil fiction.

Sambandar Thevaram- Tirumurai 1 Part I (Verses 1-721)

by Tirugnanasambandar

The first part of Thevaram comprises 721verses chanted by Tirugnanasambandar in praise of Lord Shiva enshrined in sixty six Shiva temples.

Saraswati Antati & Satakopar Antati of Kambar

by Kambar

Andhathi is a classical poetic format of verses wherein the last word of a verse will be the first word of the next verse and so on till the end of all verses. Saraswati Andhathi belongs to this format wherein Poet Kambar is profusely glorifying Goddess Saraswati with whose boon Kambar was believed to have been bestowed with poetic skill. In Satagopopar Andhati Kambar pays rich tributes to Saint Nammazhwar, one of the twelve vaishnavite Azhwars. Poet Kambar lauds God Vishnu as the greatest of all Gods and Nammazhwar who composed chanting verses on God Vishnu as the greatest of all Azhwars.

Short Story Collections of Jeyakantan - 1

by Jeyakantan

A collection of 10 short stories with logical dialogues, focusing on the paradoxes of society.

Short Story Collections of Jeyakantan - 2

by Jeyakantan

Collection10 short stories on social themes, most of which contains the dialect of the community or the locality in a style as if the author is talking to the reader. Written during 50s, 60s and 70s of the last century.

Short Story Collections of Jeyakantan - 3

by Jeyakantan

Contains 11 short stories sharply bringing out the paradoxes of society with a philosophical touch written during 60s and 70s of the last century.

Tamizhachiyin katthi

by Puratchikavignar Bharathidasan

In this tragic story, the villain, attracted by the beauty of a village woman cleverly separated her from her husband. On realizing the assault on her chastity the heroine stabbed the villain with a knife.

Thanniir Desam of Vairamuthu-Part I

by Kavignar Vairamuthu

The first of two parts book is a modern poetry (Pudhu Kavidhai) about adventures of Sea in a poetic novel format.

Thanniir Desam of Vairamuthu-Part II

by Kavignar Vairamuthu

The second part of the two parts book is a modern poetry (Pudhu Kavidhai) about adventures of Sea in a poetic novel format.

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