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This book is the Tamil translation by S. Krishnamoorthi of Sahitya Akademi Award winning Bengali novel ‘Krantikal’ by Prafulla Roy.
The story of Amudhavalli and her love for Udharan also has elements like Patriotism and Revolution added to it by the veteran writter.
This book talks about the origin, growth and History of Thamizh Literature with a newer perspective.It elaborates Tamizh Literature various important eras as well.
This is a collection of 30 popular short stories by Puthumaipithan, the veteran Tamil author, belonging to various genres, and thus a useful reference text for people interested in Tamil fiction.
This book is a monograph in Tamil on Puthumaippithan, the pseudonym of C. Viruthachalam (April 25, 1906 - May 5, 1948), one of the most influential and revolutionary writers of Tamil fiction whose writings were the reflections of social satire, progressive thinking and threadbare criticism of accepted conventions.
Puyal (Cyclone) is a Tamil Translation by T. S. Giriprakash of Palagummi Padmaraju’s Sahitya Akademi Award winning (1985) Telugu Short Stories “Galivana”. Galivana won second prize in an international competition held by the New York Herald Tribune in 1952. It comprises 18 stories portraying the complex inner life of an average person probing psychologically deep into the depths of human thought, emotion and experience.
This book narrates the history of Rajaraja Chozhan, the Chola King who ruled the Chola Empire between 985 A.D. and 1014 A.D.
Rajiv Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India, was brutally killed by a human bomb during the election campaign at Sriperumbudur near Chennai, Tamilnadu in May, 1991. The assasins were suspected to belong to LTTE, a political militant organisation which was fighting for separate Elam. In this book Ragothaman, the Chief Investigating Officer of the Rajiv Gandhi assasination case narrates how the investigation team was able to find the culprits in this case.
The book offers a lot of useful problem solving techniques with interesting anecdotes.
The first part of Thevaram comprises 721verses chanted by Tirugnanasambandar in praise of Lord Shiva enshrined in sixty six Shiva temples.
Andhathi is a classical poetic format of verses wherein the last word of a verse will be the first word of the next verse and so on till the end of all verses. Saraswati Andhathi belongs to this format wherein Poet Kambar is profusely glorifying Goddess Saraswati with whose boon Kambar was believed to have been bestowed with poetic skill. In Satagopopar Andhati Kambar pays rich tributes to Saint Nammazhwar, one of the twelve vaishnavite Azhwars. Poet Kambar lauds God Vishnu as the greatest of all Gods and Nammazhwar who composed chanting verses on God Vishnu as the greatest of all Azhwars.
In this book on Diabetes, Part One introduces the disease, explains the characteristics and different types, symptoms and tests; the Second Part details common and chronic afflictions, Diet, Exercise and facts. Simple Tips to reduce Weight, diet, does and don’t, exercise for children, Guidelines for Diabetic Tests are given in Annex. The measurement of Carbohydrates in foods, nutritional value of daily foods, and Calorie of Energy spent on different daily activities are given in Tables.
This book, a useful guide, is about dietary restrictions and food planning for Diabetics.
This book is a Translation in Tamil by Pattu M. Bhoopathi of K. B. Prabhu Prasad’s monograph in English on Sarvajnar, a poet in the Kannada language. He is famous for his pithy three-lined poems which are called tripadis. This book analyzes his divinity and ability to portray the true nature of human livelihood with his tripadis verses.
This book talks about the life of a woman whose fate is to lead a life of a dancer who performs in temples and streets, as a result of rigid customs, and the experiences she has to go through in the Tamil society as the result of the same.
In the history of freedom struggle of India the mutiny of armed force (sepoy) was the starting point. The author Uma Sampath narrates the causes or the circumstances the led to the mutiny of Sepoy ( Sepoy Puratchi) and the convulsions it created in the freedom history of India.
A collection of 10 short stories with logical dialogues, focusing on the paradoxes of society.
Collection10 short stories on social themes, most of which contains the dialect of the community or the locality in a style as if the author is talking to the reader. Written during 50s, 60s and 70s of the last century.
Contains 11 short stories sharply bringing out the paradoxes of society with a philosophical touch written during 60s and 70s of the last century.
Silappathikaram is one of the The Five Great Epics of Tamil Literature according to later Tamil literary tradition.The nature of the book is non-religious, narrative and has a moralistic undertone. It contains three chapters.
This book explains who a good manager is and provides tips to be a good manager.
This health guide on Kidney is an interesting narrative explaining all that everyone should know about an important human organ. The contents include Kidney failure, Clinical Tests, Transplantation, Precautions, Enemies of Kidney, Cancer on Kidney, Infections, Dialysis, Alert for younger generations, Swelling of Prostate glands and Questions and Answers.
This book describes the experiences of the author in her pilgrimage trip to certain places like Ayodhya, Citrakutam, Naimicaraniyam etc. said to be toured by Sri Rama in the Indian epic Ramayana.
This book is a collection of memoirs of the author when he was staying in his grandmother’s house at Srirangam during his school days.
A health guide on Pregnancy which explains in simple terms the basics of everything every woman should know on pregnancy. This book allays all fears and myths a woman may have on pregnancy and prepares her to experience the pleasing exercise confidently and cheerfully. It clears all doubts arising right from the decision to conceive till the delivering and after delivery of the child.
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