“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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But they should be proven to be scientific facts. Before the Lemuria hypothesis was rendered obsolete by the continental drift theory, a number of scholars supported and expanded it.
Kumari Kandam is considered the cradle of civilization, the place where everything started. The following sections describe these characteristics in detail. This land is shrouded in deep mystery and so is the history of the Tamil people and their almost forgotten kumaro.
It is believed that the ancient people of Tamil called Lemuria their home before a massive catastrophe swallowed the landmass. The existence of a bridge in this location is also supported by another ancient legend.
I believe that intellectual engagement by advocates from both ends of the spectrum would serve to It mentions that the Pandyan kings, an early Tamil dynasty, established three literary uistory Sangams: This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat In the 20th century, the Tamil writers started using the name “Kumari Kandam” to describe this submerged continent.
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.
Pythia, The Oracle of Delphi. 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.
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According to them, Kumari Kandam was the place where the first two Tamil literary academies sangams were organized during the Pandyan reign.
Ancient Code Community Compose. By the early s, they started using Tamil names for the continent, to support their depiction of Lemuria as an ancient Tamil civilization.
Atlantis wrote on 6 August, – Due to this cataclysm, the king and all people who survived moved to the remaining land of Kumari Kandam and the king moved his capital to Kapatapuram.
So, I will briefly offer what I know. The lost land was depicted as a peninsula, similar to the present-day Indian peninsula. They often misquoted or miscited the words of Western scholars kandm grant credibility to their assertions.
According to the stories, there was a portion of land that was once ruled by the Pandiyan kings and was swallowed by the sea. Kumxri Tamil revivalists insisted that the first two Tamil sangams literary academies were not mythical, and happened in the Kumari Kandam era. The map depicted two different versions of Kumari Kandam: Nedunceliyan declared in the Legislative Assembly that by “history”, he meant kxndam the time of Lemuria that was seized by the ocean”.
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They claimed Kumari Kandam as the cradle of civilization to prove the antiquity of Tamil language and culture. We need to be aware of this and err on the side of restraint not skepticism. Pillay — The third Sangam was established in Uttara North Maduraiwhere it is said to have lasted for 1, years. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. As with most so-called myths, it seems likely that there is at least some truth to the ancient Tamil legends of Kumari Kandam, but just how much, is yet to be determined.
The Light of Truth or Siddhanta Deepika 2, no. After scholars had mentioned the possibility that there is a lost continent hiding beneath the Indian ocean; people rushed to connect it to ancient legends of lost civilizations mentioned in ancient Tamil and Sanskrit texts. Or releases long held Tesla documents revealing fascinating details by Ivan. The Lost Gardens of Heligan: Kumari Kandam is a mythical continent,  and therefore, the attempts to mix this myth with Tamil history have attracted criticism since the late 19th century.
In the s, N. According to Blanford, the landmass had submerged due to kandxm activity during the Cretaceous period. Kandiah Pillai, in ,andam work for children, wrote that Kumarikandam was ruled by a strong and just emperor called Sengon, who organized the sangams. The Rudiments of Physical Geography. The work talked about the exploits of an antediluvian Tamil king Sengon, who ruled the now-submerged kingdom of Peruvalanatu, the region between the rivers Kumari and Pahruli.
This alone doesn’t prove Atlantis, but hixtory holds open the door. Some also theorize that the entire humanity is descended from the inhabitants of Kumari Kandam. Although the Lemuria theory was later rendered obsolete by the continental drift plate tectonics theory, the concept remained popular among the Tamil revivalists of the 20th century. I looked on the internet for the issue and found most individuals will go along with with your website.
Institute of Asian Studies. Purnalingam Pillaiwriting instated that Indus Valley Civilization was established by the Tamil survivors from the flood-hit Kumari Nadu.
I just wanted to say, that we all must keep an open mind, for we do not know truly what the history of this akndam is. Multiple ancient and medieval Tamil and Sanskrit works contain legendary accounts of lands in South India being lost to the ocean.
The 20th century Tamil writers came up with various theories to explain the etymology of “Kumari Kandam” or “Kumari Nadu”. There are also several other ancient accounts of non-Pandyan land kanram to the sea. Others listed books on a wide range of topics, including medicine, martial arts, logic, painting, sculpture, yoga, philosophy, music, mathematics, alchemy, magic, architecture, poetry, and wealth. It combined the continental drift theory with the submerged continent theory to present Lemuria as a scientifically valid concept.