Vedic Culture and Tamil Civilization extended from Russia, through the middle east, South Asia to Australia to Micronesia.
Tamil has these broad divisions -3.
Each of these has a different Form and Grammar.
Tamil letters are divided into three groups,Vallinam,Idayinam and Mellinam and these determine the pronunciation in Tamil. Three.
க ச ட த ப ற -வல்லினம்.Hard sound
ங ஞ ண ந ம ன-இடையினம்.Medium
ய ர ல வ ழ ள-மெல்லினம்.Soft.
Tamil has Uyir Ezhuthukkal,Base Alphabets-12.
Later, the Sanatana Dharma practices entered in its full scope, amalgamating Vedic practices and the Dakshinapda Culture.
So essentially the Dakshinapada culture is a Unique belend of the best in Sanatana Dharma and Dakshinapada/Tamil Culture.
There are 33 Vedic tribes listed in the Rig Veda.
Their presence and dispersal was towards the north,north east of India,Persia and Russia.
One has to account for the presence of Sanatana Dharma in the Far east ,extending to Australia and the spread in Europe,Africa,Americas and Mesoamericas.
This was the work of Dravidians at first and later by the Vedic people.
Manu had a grand daughter through his daughter called Dakshina,one meaning of the term is South.
It is probable that she was the founder of the Lunar Dynasty , she was also called Ila.
Ila’s son was called Ellalan,who ruled the south.
Ellalan in Tamil means ‘one who rules the boundaries’
He was a king of the present Sri Lanka.
Mahavamsa of Sri Lanka records that he was a Chola and a noble king.
He was also called as Manu Needhi Chola, A Chola King in Dravida Desa.
Now there is the famous Emperor Sibi who belonged to Solar Dynasty.
His date preceds Rama’s.
‘The words “Kumari Kandam” first appear in Kanda Puranam, a 15th-century Tamil version of the Skanda Purana, written by Kachiappa Sivacharyara (1350-1420). Although the Tamil revivalists insist that it is a pure Tamil name, it is actually a derivative of the Sanskrit words “Kumarika Khanda”. The Andakosappadalam section of Kanda Puranam describes the following cosmological model of the universe: There are many worlds, each having several continents, which in turn, have several kingdoms. Paratan, the ruler of one such kingdom, had eight sons and one daughter. He further divided his kingdom into nine parts, and the part ruled by his daughter Kumari came to be known as Kumari Kandam after her. Kumari Kandam is described as the kingdom of the Earth. Although the Kumari Kandam theory became popular among anti-Brahmin anti-Sanskrit Tamil nationalists, the Kanda Puranam actually describes Kumari Kandam as the land where the Brahmins also reside, where Shiva is worshipped and where the Vedas are recited. The rest of the kingdoms are described as the territory of the mlecchas.
He ruled from the north and conquered the south, defeating his maternal cousins.
This is recorded in the Temple history of Thiruvellarai, temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu as Pundarikaksha.
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This Vishnu temple is older than Sri Rangam Ranganatha Temple in Tamil Nadu.
Ramayana records that Vibhishana requested the Idol of Lord Ranganatha from Lord Rama and though Rama gave him, Vishnu,Ran