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Vol. 4 No. 1 (2022): Volume 4, Issue 1, Year 2022
Articles

Chastity is being true to one’s word - Presenting the story of Vallalamakarajan

Latha K
PG and Research Department of Tamil, Government Arts College (Autonomous), Coimbatore-641018, Tamil Nadu, India.
Shanmugavadivu N
PG and Research Department of Tamil, Government Arts College (Autonomous), Coimbatore-641018, Tamil Nadu, India.

Published 2021-12-06

Keywords

  • Chastity,
  • Moral,
  • Opposites,
  • Social context

How to Cite

K, L., & N, S. (2021). Chastity is being true to one’s word - Presenting the story of Vallalamakarajan. International Research Journal of Tamil, 4(1), 25-31. https://doi.org/10.34256/irjt2214

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Abstract

Devotional literature is not merely a literary work, but also an act of uplifting moral life and the religious beliefs of the people. When we look at devotional literature and religious thoughts, these are the best. Thus, in advancing the position of chastity, the story of Vallalamakarajan in Arunachala Purana confirms the singularity of the word efficiency while advancing the position of chastity. Chastity is here irrespective of male or female. It also breaks down the barriers of lower classes and the upper classes. If a word is to have its meaning, it is appropriate to combine the time frame in which it is spoken and the social setting. The word chastity presents us in a particularly significant position. It very well may be seen that the term has been utilized in the feeling of peculiarities since the hour of Sangam to the later to the later moral literary works

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