The Sangam age had its inception from 600 B.C and the literature composed during this period is called Sangam literature which falls between 600 B.C and 300A.D. The term Sangam means ‘academy’ or ‘fraternity’ and it is said that there were three sangams altogether, wherein the material of the first Sangam is completely lost. One of the ancient works, probably belonging to the second Sangam, is Tolkāppiyam meaning ‘ancient book’ or the preserver of ancient institutions. The author of this work is Tolkāppiyanár also called Trinadhúmágni, a disciple of the popular Agastiyer (107) says Simon Cassie Chitty. He also adds that “This work, which is the oldest of the kind in existence, consists of 1276 sútras or rules in verse.” (107).
I am Malala Rhetorical analysis I am Malala is the autobiography of Malala Yousafzai, an Islamic Pakistani living in Swat. Throughout the book, she tells of her quest for education for girls in Pakistan, and all the challenges that followed. The book is extremely informative with the use of a first person narrative structure allowing the reader to see everything through the author's eyes and read her thoughts. Malala also writes the entire book as though she were telling the story to another person. By writing as one would speak,an almost personal feeling is given to the experience.
In India specifically, a completely new culture and society emerged during 1500 BC-600 BC.It was not hard however since the country had been a spectator of the multiple developments of culture and society during the early Bronze Age. There are four different books to the Vedas and are often referred to as the Bibles of Hinduism. The first one being Rig
Malayalam absorbed a lot of forms from Sanskrit, not only in the lexical level, but also in the phonemic, morphemic and grammatical levels of language also. There are different spoken forms in Malayalam even though the literary dialect throughout Kerala is almost uniform. Malayalam is an agglutinative language, so each root word can combine with multiple morphemes to generate word forms. What is morphology analysis? Morphology is one of the branches of linguistics in the analysis of structure of the
Growing up abroad I have learned to treasure my heritage immensely and made an effort to understand it because it identifies me. Religion is a vital part of the Sri Lankan heritage and identification due to the abundant number of religious sites. Yes, Buddhism is the dominant religion, however, due to my ancestors’ settlements, my family has chosen to follow the Islamic path. In the 7th century, Arab traders came to Sri Lanka and married Sri Lankan Sinhala women who had to convert to Islam according to the Islamic protocol. This was the first time Islam and Sri Lankan ethnicity merged.
The Sinhalese are supposed to have arrived in Sri Lanka in late 6th century BC, probably from northern India. Centuries later, Buddhism was brought in by some missionaries sent by Asoka, the Mauryan emperor from India. The religion grew around Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. The Tamil speaking population of Sri Lanka can be classified into two groups. The main group is the Sri Lankan Tamils whose ancestors arrived from southern India over more than a period of two millennia.
The sacred scripture Bhagavad Geetha that appeared in India more than 5000 years ago, has remained one of the most popular, and acclaimed scriptures of the world ever since sage Vyasa presented it to the world. This scripture is translated in many languages all over the world. Many scholars, religious leaders, Philosophers and spiritual masters, writers and public figures have given their commentaries on this scripture starting from Adi Shankara onwards. This is also interpreted in different ways by the followers of different ancient philosophies of India. It is continuing to attract more and more readers, writers, commentators, translators from all across the world irrespective of their religion, nationality, profession and so on.
In chapter one, I initially redefined the research objectives and research questions which has been previously established in my research proposal. The most challenging part of the research was choosing the methodology. Which I later did with my knowledge of reading books such as “Research Methods for Business Students” and others on the methods. After gaining sufficient understanding of every aspects of methodology such as approaches, strategy, philosophy and data collection, I was able to move to the next challenge, how to analyse the data which I have collected. I drew from lessons learnt from other academic research.
Transmission of Hindustani classical music through the Mughal period is attributed to the disciples of Tansen and various modern day gharanas of Hindustani music track their genealogy back to Tansen or Swami Haridas. V.N. Bhatkhande and V.D. Paluskar are two renowned musicians and scholars of later times (early 20th century), who dedicated their lives to the preservation and propagation of
Written by one of the greatest poets of India, Sakuntalam is synonymous with its author, Kalidasa. Abhijnanasakuntalam is the first Indian play ever to be translated into western languages. It is for the very first time translated in English language by Sir William Jones in