The Chief of Devas, Indra holds a special place in Tamil Classics. He was included as One of the Primary Deities assigned to each region(there were five geographical regions in Tamilzhakam, according to Sangam Classics), others being Cheyon(son of Siva, Murugan,Maayon(Vishnu) Varuna, and Kotravai(Durga).Special importance was given to Indra and every year a Festival was…… Continue reading How Tamils Celebrated Indra Festival Silappadikaaram
Madurai Meenakshi’s father ,Malayathdwaja Pandya,also called as Saranga,took part in the war.
Lord Krishna married a Pandyan Princess,had a daughter through her and married her off to a Pandyan prince.
Because of our inability to understand we dismiss the Sangam period as a figment of imagination and the number of years it lasted , the number of Kings who patronised.
The Sangam period is assigned between 400 BC to 500 AD, that too the the Third and Last Sangam.
The earlier two Sangams are dismissed as legends!