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The Battle For TamilNadu: Introduction

சிவ : July 3, 2017 6:35 pm : Uncategorized

The Tamizh Open Architecture

Tamilnadu is the land of dharma, Vedas, Vedanta, and Bhakti. Tamizh culture (Kalacharam) is a glorious example of dharma’s open architecture [1] and therefore the Tamizh identity is 3 Comments »

Bharatanāṭyaṃ and Rasa

Prakruti : March 9, 2017 6:35 pm : Uncategorized

By Prakruti Prativadi

(About the author)

Bharatanāṭyaṃ conjures images of statuesque dancers, adorned in fragrant flowers and beautiful temple jewelry, wearing vibrant costumes made from the finest sarees dancing to melodic classical Indian music. The dancer pays homage to the Divine, dances in fast rhythmic movements consisting of complex patterns and portrays characters from the many grand epics ...


Prakruti Prativadi, Author of ‘Rasas in Bharatanatyam’

tcpAdmin : March 9, 2017 4:04 pm : Uncategorized

Prakruti Prativadi

Prakruti Prativadi has danced Bharatanatyam since she was a child. She was initiated and trained in Bharatanatyam by Guru Smt. Charu Narasimhan and she also learned under Guru (Padmabhushan) Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan. Prakruti is trained in the Dhandayudhapani Pillai style of Bharatanatyam. (Padmashri) Sri K. N. Dhandayudhapani Pillai, one of the greatest Natyacharyas of the 20th century, is the Guru of Prakruti’s Guru.

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Tamil Nadu: The Land of Vedas – Part 3

சிவ : March 2, 2017 8:07 pm : Uncategorized

Part-1: Introduction and Sangam Era

Part-2: Tolkappiyam

Silapathikaram and Manimekalai

This is the third and final part of a serial review summarizing the literary evidence of Vedic traditions in ancient Tamil Nadu presented in Dr. Nagaswamy’s 2016 book: “Tamil Nadu: The Land of Vedas“ ...

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Timeless India

சிவ : January 24, 2017 11:47 am : Uncategorized

Melkote Temple. copyright and sketch by: TCP Artist Sanjana R.

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Tamil Nadu: The Land of Vedas – Part 2

சிவ : October 21, 2016 10:39 pm : Uncategorized


Part-1: Introduction and Sangam Era


In Part-2, we discuss the chapter on Tolkappiyam in Dr. Nagaswamy’s recent book ‘Tamil Nadu: The Land of Vedas‘, and share some broader points regarding the preservation of Indian languages along their deep roots in dharma ...

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Tamil Nadu: The Land of Vedas – Part 1

சிவ : September 30, 2016 8:34 pm : Uncategorized


The Sangam Era

Tamil Nadu: The Land of Vedas‘ is Dr ...

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