IT was a place where Siddhas lived.
Siddhas are unique to Tamil Culture.
They were realized Souls.
Shiva is regarded as the First Siddha, Adi Siddha.
Agastya, Bhogar and Panini ere his chief disciples.
Agastya along with Shiva is believed to have founded Tamil Language.
Tamil is still spoken in its rudimentary form in the North Western province of present Pakistan