Tamil literature has a rich and long literary tradition spanning more than two thousand years. The oldest extant works show signs of maturity indicating an even longer period of evolution. Contributors to the Tamil literature are mainly from Tamil people from South India, including the land now comprising Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Sri Lankan Tamils from Sri Lanka, and from Tamil diaspora. The history of Tamil literature follows the history of Tamil Nadu, closely following the social, political and cultural trends of various periods.
A revival of Tamil literature took place from the late 19th century when works of religious and philosophical nature were written in a style that made it easier for the common people to enjoy. The modern Tamil literary movement started with Subramania Bharathi, the multifaceted Indian Nationalist poet and author, and was quickly followed up by many who began to utilize the power of literature in influencing the masses. With growth of literacy, Tamil prose began to blossom and mature.
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The Tirukkural or shortly the Kural, is a classic Tamil text consisting of 1,330 couplets or Kurals, dealing with the everyday virtues of an individual. It is one of the two oldest works now extant in Tamil literature in their entirety, the other being the Considered one of the greatest works ever written on ethics and morality, chiefly secular ethics, it is known for its universality and non-denominational nature It was authored by Valluvar, also known in full as Thiruvalluvar. The text has been dated variously from 300 BCE to 5th century CE. The traditional accounts describe it as the last work of the third Sangam, but linguistic analysis suggests a later date of 450 to 500 CE.
The Aathichoodi is a collection of single-line quotations written by Avvaiyar and organized in alphabetical order. There are 109 of these sacred lines which include "Intend to do right deeds", "Never degrade learning", "Don't exaggerate what you saw", "Don't forget gratitude" and many other insightful quotes expressed in simple words. It teaches good habits, discipline and doing good deeds.
Mahakavi Bharathi (the laudatory epithet Maha Kavi meaning Great Poet in many Indian languages), he is celebrated as one of India's greatest poets.
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The 'Thirukkural' or 'Thirukural' is one of the most important works in the Tamil language. Thirukkural is reflected in some of the other names by which the text is given by such as Tamil marai, poyyamozhi, Deiva nool .Thirukkural is structured into 133 chapters, each containing 10 couplets, for a total of 1330 couplets.
3.Aathichudi one-line quotations of athichudi written by Avvaiyaar. Each Athichudi line is explained with meaning in Tamil Language. Athichudi is one of the famous poem written by Avvaiyaar.
The categories of athichudi explained in Tamil Language are
4. Vaipadu () Vaipadu which has Addition ( , , ), Subtraction ( - , , ), Multiplication ( - , , ), Division ( - , , )
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