Cerise Press, Summer , Vol. 2 Issue 4 review of Give, Eat, and Live: Poems of Avvaiyar (translated by Thomas H. Pruiksma) by Akshay Ahuja. PDF | On Jan 30, , Kalaiarasan Spk and others published UNDYING MORAL FROM THE CLASSICAL TAMIL POET AVVAIYAR. Give, Eat, and Live is a selection of poems translated from the 12th century Tamil poet Avvaiyar, arguably one of the most important female poets in Tamil s.

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Avvaiyar Poems

Flaming or offending other users. Give, Eat, and Live: Among them, the first Avvaiyar lived during the Sangam period c. Is the poet implying that wisdom consists in cultivating this higher indifference, this refusal to discriminate between individual merits, even in the face of the axe?

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Our team will review it and, if necessary, take action. Look at the two poems quoted above, for example. Athiyaman wanted Avvaiyar to eat the eternal fruit as she was the right person who could serve the Tamil community.

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Till the day they chop it down, a tree grants People shade. I do not know a single character of Tamil, so I cannot judge the accuracy of these translations. Tirukkovilur is an ancient temple town in Tamil Nadu. Here is a poem by the 12th century Tamil poet Avvaiyar, in Thomas H.

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All the four works are didactic in character — they explain the basic wisdom that should govern mundane life. Age rating For ages 3 and up. Please submit your review for Avvaiyar Poems for Windows By tradition, this is stated to be the spot where the great poet left the mortal world. Best Poem of Avvaiyar. Current Issue Site Map Contributors. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Login or create an account to post a review.


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