International Research Journal of Tamil https://irjt.iorpress.org/index.php/irjt International Research Journal of Tamil its a Quarterly open access journal At this moment, there is a need for quality international research in Tamil to promote Tamil research, We have arranged for the free publication of quality articles to be accepted in our Journal. IOR PRESS en-US International Research Journal of Tamil 2582-1113 A Historical Perspective of Mangalavattiyam https://irjt.iorpress.org/index.php/irjt/article/view/151 <p>From the earliest days of the Tamil music tradition, music was considered to be a combination of vocal music, instrumental music and dance. Each of these musical genres is closely intertwined. Knowledge of one helps to know about the other. Instrumental music has been interpreted as accompaniment to solo music and dance and as a solo specialty. In Bharata's book 'Natyashasthram', musical instruments are generally divided into four categories as nerve (tata) hole (kasira) ¸ skin (avanatta) ¸ kana (kanja). In this context, it is a research paper on the history and use of the Nagaswaram and thavil instruments, which are referred to today as the Mangala Vaathyam, which the Tamils ​​have merged with their culture. This article also examines in detail the ideological changes that have taken place over time in the use of these two musical instruments. At the same time, the use of these instruments in the sociological context is taken into account. Finally, this article is a historical study of the lineage of musicians who have mastered these instruments.</p> Suganya Aravinthon Copyright (c) 2021 Suganya Aravinthon https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 2021-03-03 2021-03-03 3 2 1 10 10.34256/irjt2121 Pranayama boost Immunity https://irjt.iorpress.org/index.php/irjt/article/view/116 <p>Every human on the is to develop knowledge in order to experience happiness satisfaction and peace. All living being draw life force from the comic naturally. Man exists by transforming the natural resources into things of use and comfort with the help of his skills and knowledge which is an art. Pranayama refers to the breathing techniques which cleans our Respiratory track and boost up the immune system. It is the dynamic bridge between body and mind. It brings the energy under the control and stabilise the flow of air into our body. Through which the body can observe the sufficient level of oxygen and improves the immune intelligence. This article discusses the importance and necessity of Pranayama practice in Ashtanga yoga for the human body and mind.</p> Maheswari S Copyright (c) 2021 Maheswari S https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 2021-03-03 2021-03-03 3 2 11 17 10.34256/irjt2122 Cultural Elements Expressed in the Wedding Ceremonies of the Yelagiri Hill Tribes https://irjt.iorpress.org/index.php/irjt/article/view/134 <p>Marriage is a kind of relationship that takes place in human life. A marriage takes place depending on the respective culture and tradition of a particular group of people living as a society. This is a process that takes place all over the world according to their circumstances. These circumstances reveal the prosperity of their cultural practices. In this case, the marriage ceremony of the tribes living in the Yelagiri hills of Tirupattur district depends on the old customs and traditions. This article goes to apply Richard M.Dorson’s folk cultural aspect theory to know the methods and record the marriage system as an essential part of these tribes.</p> Thiruveni V Loganathan R Copyright (c) 2021 Thiruveni V, Loganathan R https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 2021-03-03 2021-03-03 3 2 18 26 10.34256/irjt2123