“Kumari Kandam refers to a mythical lost continent with an ancient Tamil civilization, to What is the history of the Tamil Kumari Kandam (Lemuria continent)?. Just like Atlantis, the story behind Lemuria and Kumari Kandam is a fascinating one. Kumari Kandam is a lost continent home o the Ancient. A. Sutherland – – Kumari Kandam is the legendary sunken continent, mentioned in several works of Tamil literature and.

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Institute of Asian Studies. Printed at the S. InMaraimalai Adigal stated that the continent stretched as far as the South Pole. Anyone who knows kindly respond. When Kumari Kandam was submerged, its people spread across the world and founded various civilisations, hence the claim that the lost continent was also the cradle of human civilisation. Most European and American geologists dated Lemuria’s disappearance to a period before the emergence of modern humans.

It was ruled by 59 Pandiyan kings. One set of claims was centered on the purported gender egalitarianism in the prelapsarian Tamil homeland.

Mountains and islands occur where plates converge. According to the most versions, the original culture of Kumari Kandam survived in Tamil Nadu. Somasundara Bharati offered an estimate of — miles.

According to an Indian historian, K. KumaruPurnalingam Pillai published a map titled “Puranic India before the Deluges”, in which he labeled the various places of Kumari Kandam with names drawn from ancient Tamil and Sanskrit literary works.

Kumari Kandam is a mythical continent, [55] and therefore, the attempts to mix this myth with Tamil history have attracted criticism since the late 19th century. I have now logged more histoey 36 kanadm of taped and transcribed interviews with them over the last 16 years.

According to geologists, the dismemberment of the Lemurian or Gondvana continent into several units must have taken place towards the close of the Mesozoic era. Rama commissions a massive building project to construct a bridge to transport his army of Vanara ape men across the ocean to Lanka. Subcontinents Arabian peninsula Indian subcontinent. Pythia, The Oracle of Delphi. Ancient Places Aug 17, Ancient Code was founded in by author and researcher Ivan Petricevic.


Kumari Kandam: Mythical Lost ‘Virgin Continent’ And History Of Tamil People Shrouded In Mystery

The concept was introduced to the Indian readers in an physical geography textbook by Henry Francis Blanford. Purnalingam Pillai and Maraimalai Adigal. None of these ancient texts or their medieval commentaries use the name “Kumari Kandam” or “Kumari Nadu” for the land purportedly lost to the sea. Inthe English zoologist Philip Sclater hypothesized hisory existence of a submerged land connection between India, Madagascar and continental Africa.

The same view is also shared by historian K.

The Lost Continent of Kumari Kandam | Ancient Origins

This was birthplace of the Red Race. Rediscovering a Centuries-Old Paradise. Ancient Places Sep 6, Maclean added that this submerged land was the homeland of the proto-Dravidians. Japan would have been connected to China as their legends claim. Just like Atlantis, the story behind Lemuria and Kumari Kandam is a fascinating one. This was birthplace of the Brown Race. It is gistory of the Line Islands belonging to the Republic of Kiribati and while there are no resident We have startling evidence that proves an Atlantis-like event occurred right when Atlantis supposedly sank into the ocean.

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Essay on Tamil Literature.

The legend has it that the first two Sangams were held in cities devoured by the sea, and the third was held in the present-day kumarl of Madurai. InChidambaranar published a book called Cenkonraraiccelavuclaiming that he had ‘discovered’ the manuscript from “some old cudgan [ sic ] leaves”.

Kumari Kandam

Post Pagination Next Post Next. In the hills around East Bay and elsewhere near San Francisco, there is a series of stone walls that extend discontinuously for miles. The non-utopian practices of the 20th century Tamil Hindu society, such as superstitions and caste -based discrimination, were all described as corruption resulting from Indo-Aryan influence.


Now, when Kumari Kandam was no more, the Pandiyan King seized the part of lands belonging to the kingdoms of Chola and Chera and established a seaport on the southernmost tip of the Indian Peninsula — Korkai. As playing cards, we can confidently map the Tarot to the early 15th century. Yet, the idea of a lost continent refused to die, and some still believe that Lemuria was an actual continent that existed in the past.

Lemuriafrequently connected to the ancient legend of the Tamil people and the lost continents of Kumari Kandam. There are also several other ancient accounts of non-Pandyan land lost to the sea.

This strip of land was once believed to be a natural formation, however, others argue that images taken by a NASA satellite depict this land formation to be a long broken bridge under the ocean’s surface.

Some of the writers on the Tamil Sangam might have held that the first Tamil Academy flourished in South Madurai which according to them lay to the south of the tip of present South India.

The lost land hietory depicted as a peninsula, similar to the present-day Indian peninsula. The Lost Continent of Lemuria or Mu, used interchangeably has long lived under the shadow of its more well-known relation, Atlantis. Suryanarayana Sastri’s book was prescribed for use in Madras University ‘s Master’s degree courses in It has been claimed that the Pandiyan kings of Kumari Kandam were the rulers of the whole Indian continent, and that Tamil civilisation is the oldest civilisation in the world.

But they should be proven to be scientific facts.