Kongu Cultural Values in the Epic

International Research Journal of Tamil

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Field Value
 
Title Kongu Cultural Values in the Epic
 
Creator P, Sangeetha
 
Subject Kongu
Perunkadhai
Tamil literatures
Tamilians
 
Description Among the ancient Tamil literatures, which speaks of the pride of Tamilians, the epic, ‘Perunkadhai’ which originated from the land of Kongu excels in describing the traditional values of Kongu. They include abiding to justice, living with good deeds, speaking the truth, truth alone triumphs, forbidding adultery, sowing good deeds will bring you good things, as you sow so you reap, karma is a boomerang and other numerous moral quoting’s were implemented in the lives of the Tamilians. The educated women from the Kongu Velir were called as ‘Manakiyar’ in the Perunkadhai- as like the mother of the bride send her off with the valuables out of her love. This example is said to be a ‘natural aspect of mothers’ by Kongu people.
 
Publisher IOR PRESS
 
Date 2021-01-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://irjt.iorpress.org/index.php/irjt/article/view/225
10.34256/irjt21122
 
Source International Research Journal of Tamil; Vol. 3 No. 1 (2021): Volume 3, Issue 1, Year 2021; 209-215
2582-1113
10.34256/irjt211
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://irjt.iorpress.org/index.php/irjt/article/view/225/86
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Sangeetha P
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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