Minor Project Result - March 2020
Vol. 2 No. 3 (2020): Volume 2, Issue 3, Year 2020
Articles

The Traditional Aspects of Tholkapiyam in Pathinenkezhkanakku Aga Noolgal (Eighteen Lesser Texts)

Vadivelmurugan G
Department of Tamil, Urumu Dhanalakshmi College, Tiruchirappalli - 620 019, Tamil Nadu, India.

Published 2020-06-25

Keywords

  • Agathinai,
  • Sangam Lovers,
  • Eighteen Lesser Texts

How to Cite

G, V. (2020). The Traditional Aspects of Tholkapiyam in Pathinenkezhkanakku Aga Noolgal (Eighteen Lesser Texts). International Research Journal of Tamil, 2(3), 163-172. https://doi.org/10.34256/irjt20317

Abstract

Among the Eighteen Lesser Texts that arose during the time of the Sangam and its implications, many of the Akathinai traditions that we have found and widespread in the Tholkapiyam. This article examines some of the Akathinai traditions that have been followed by the Lesser Texts of Tholkapiyam, which have passed through time and religious interferences.

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