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Abirami Andhadhi

by Abirami Pattar Kavingar Kannadasan

When Abirami Pattar's life was in danger,the Goddess Abirami manifested herself before pattar to save his life and threw her thadanga over the sky such that it shined with bright light upon the horizon.The hymns on the Goddess sung by the pattar is Abhirami Andhadhi.

Alai Osai: Part I - Boogambam

by Kalki

This is the first part of the four parts novel which won the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award. The beautiful descriptions of pre-independence India, the little villages of Rajampettai and Devapattinam and the vivid portrayal of the main characters of this novel viz., Seeta, Dharini, Lalita, Raghavan Surya are the highlights of this novel.

Alai Osai: Part II - Puyal

by Kalki

This is the second part of the four parts novel which won the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award. The beautiful descriptions of pre-independence India, the little villages of Rajampettai and Devapattinam and the vivid portrayal of the main characters of this novel viz., Seeta, Dharini, Lalita, Raghavan Surya are the highlights of this novel.

Alai Osai: Part III - Erimalai

by Kalki

This is the third part of the four parts novel which won the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award. The beautiful descriptions of pre-independence India, the little villages of Rajampettai and Devapattinam and the vivid portrayal of the main characters of this novel viz., Seeta, Dharini, Lalita, Raghavan Surya are the highlights of this novel.

Alai Osai: Part IV - Pralayam

by Kalki

This is the fourth and concluding part of the four parts novel which won the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award. The beautiful descriptions of pre-independence India, the little villages of Rajampettai and Devapattinam and the vivid portrayal of the main characters of this novel viz., Seeta, Dharini, Lalita, Raghavan Surya are the highlights of this novel.

Andal's Nachiyar Thirumozhi

by Andal

Andal was a 10th century Tamil poet who is revered as a saint in the southern parts of India. Infact, she is considered as one of the twelve Alvars (saints) and the only woman Alvar (saint) of Vaishnavism (a cult devoted to Lord Vishnu). After her first work known as Thiruppavai, this one, Nachiyar Thirumozhi is the second compilation by Andal consisting of 143 verses. Through this poem, she disclosed her passionate yearning for Lord Vishnu. These 143 verses are a part of the 4000 hyms of Nalayira Divya Prabandham and are organized in 14 segments, each one called a tirumozhi. The poems compiled by Andal in her teenage years, display a high level of literary and religious maturity.

Bhagavad Gita: Commentary in Tamil

by C. Subramaniya Bharathiyar

Bhagavad Gita is a sacred Hindu scripture and is a part of the epic Mahabharatha. It is believed to be the advice of Lord Krishna to Arjuna on Dharma on the eve of Kurushetra war. Though Bhagvad Gita requires certain intellectual skill to understand the contents and message, the author in his simple style churns out the essence of Gita in an easily understandable style.

C. Subramania Bharathiyar Padalkal - Part I

by C. Subramaniya Bharathiyar

It contains 52 patriotic songs under five chapters of Poet Bharathiar.

C. Subramania Bharathiyar Padalkal - Part II

by C. Subramaniya Bharathiyar

Bharathiar’s songs are eye openers and in the nature of awakening the spirit of the readers. This is a collection of Poems of Wisdom (25 Poems), Variety Poems (11 Poems) and Autobiography in poetic format.

C. Subramaniya Bharathiyar Songs - Part III

by C. Subramaniya Bharathiyar

Kannan pattu comprises 23 chapters each in which the poet considers God Krishna in various roles as mother, father, servant, king, disciple, guru (teacher), child, lover, master, deity and so on. Kuyil pattu (Songs of Cuckoo) praises the glory of cuckoo in 9 chapters.

Collin Katai (Sollin Kathai)

by M. Varadarajan

A compilation of speeches of the author on educational broadcast over All India Radio at Chennai on the topics of 'power of words' for 5 days during 1952. The speeches cover the origin of words, usage, musical content, grammar and dialect.

Holy Bible - New Testament - Part I b Gospel According to Mark

by Mark

This gospel begins with the preaching of John the Baptist and the baptism of Jesus. It is the second book of the New Testament which contains sixteen chapters.

Holy Bible - New Testament - Part Ia Gospel According to Mathew

by Mathew

Gospel of Mathew is one of the four Canonical gospels and is the first book of the New Testament. It contains twenty eight chapters and gives an account of the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus.

Holy Bible - New Testament - Part IIA, The Gospel According to John

by John

The Gospel of John, ascribed to the Apostle John. This gospel begins with a philosophical prologue and ends with appearances of the resurrected Jesus. It is the fourth book of the New Testament and contains eleven chapters.

Holy Bible - New Testament - Part IIb Gospel According to Luke

by Luke

The Gospel of Luke, ascribed to Luke begins with parallel stories of the birth and childhood of John the Baptist and Jesus and ends with appearances of the resurrected Jesus and his ascension into heaven. It is the third book of the New Testament and contains twenty four chapters.

Holy Bible - New Testament - Part III Acts

by Acts

This fifth book containing twenty eight chapters, is a narrative of the apostles' ministry after Christ's death and resurrection, from which point it resumes and functions as a sequel to the Gospel of Luke.

Holy Bible - New Testament - Part IV Corinthians I & II

by Corinthians

The First Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians is the seventh book of the New Testament which contains sixteen chapters. The Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians is the eighth book of the New Testament which contains thirteen chapters.

Holy Bible - New Testament - Part V: Galatians, Ephesians, Colossians, Thessalonians1 & 2, Philemon, Hebrews, Timothy 1 & 2

by Timothy Galatians Ephesians Colossians Thessalonians Philemon Hebrews

Galatians- The Epistle of Paul to the Galatians is the ninth book of the New Testament-contains six chapters; Ephesians- The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians, usually referred to simply as Ephesians, is the tenth book of the New Testament and contains six chapters; Colossians- The Epistle of Paul to the Colossians, usually referred to simply as Colossians, is the twelveth book of the New Testament contains four chapters; Thessalonians1- The First Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonians, usually referred to simply as First Thessalonians, is the thirteenth book of the New Testament contains five chapters; Thessalonians2- The Second Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonians, often referred to as Second Thessalonians, is the fourteenth book of the New Testament contains three chapters; Philemon- The Epistle of Paul to Philemon, usually referred to simply as Philemon, is the eighteenth book contains one chapter; Hebrews- The Epistle of Paul to Hebrews is the Nineteenth book which contains nine chapters; Timothy 1: The first Epistle of Paul to Timothy is the fifteenth book containing six chapters. Timothy 2: The second Epistle of Paul to Timothy is the sixteenth book containing four chapters.

Holy Bible - New Testament - Part VI Jacob, Peter 1-2, John 1-3, Jude & Revelation

by John Jacob Peter Jude

Jacob: Twentieth book contains five chapters Peter 1. Twenty first book contains five chapters Peter 2. Twenty second book contains three chapters John 1. Twenty third book contains five chapters John 2. Twenty fourth book contains one chapter John 3. Twenty fifth book contains one chapter Jude: Twenty sixth book contains one chapter Revelation: The Twenty seventh book of the ‘Revelation of John’ is the last in the collection of documents which constitute the New Testament which contains twenty two chapters.

Kalkiyin Sivakamiyin Sabadham Part I Tremor (Chapters 1-47)

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.

Kalkiyin Sivakamiyin Sabadham Part II Seige of Kanchi (Chapters1-55)

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.

Kalkiyin Sivakamiyin Sabadham Part III Love of Monk (Chapters 1-57)

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.

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.

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