“Kumari Kandam refers to a mythical lost continent with an ancient Tamil civilization, to What is the history of the Tamil Kumari Kandam (Lemuria continent)?. Just like Atlantis, the story behind Lemuria and Kumari Kandam is a fascinating one. Kumari Kandam is a lost continent home o the Ancient. A. Sutherland – – Kumari Kandam is the legendary sunken continent, mentioned in several works of Tamil literature and.

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Kandiah Pillai, in a work for children, wrote that Kumarikandam was ruled by a strong and just emperor called Sengon, who organized the sangams. 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 reside, where Shiva is worshipped and where the Vedas are recited. Devaneya Pavanar printed an entire list of the submerged books.

But this hostory with “civilization” was also a response to the British rulers’ projection of the Europeans as more civilized than the Tamils. This version is a city on the back of a giant sea serpent with its inhabitants all fish people.

Some of them also argued that entire Tamil Naduentire Kajdam peninsula south of Vindhyas or even entire India were a part of Kumari Kandam.

The film is based on the premise of the existence of the continent of Kumari Kandam and the prevalence of Tamil civilization in antediluvian times.


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The second is Lemuria, located just south of India, a ten island archipelago. The isolation resulted in the possibility of describing Kumari Kandam as a utopian society insulated from external influences and foreign corruption. The author of the poem was styled as Hisory Centan Taniyur “Chentan who lived in Taniyur before the first deluge”.

Kumari Kandam is described as the kingdom of the Earth. Thre website is based on the Ancient Astronaut Theory, but it also offers its readers a vast collection of articles about History, Mythology, Lost Civilizations, etc. None of these ancient texts or their medieval commentaries use the name “Kumari Kandam” or “Kumari Nadu” for the land purportedly lost to the sea.

Random House Children’s Books. Healing, Religion, and Community in South India. Paratan, the ruler of one such kingdom, had eight sons and one daughter.

This, in turn, allowed them to describe the Tamil hietory and culture as the world’s oldest. Subcontinents Arabian peninsula Indian subcontinent. Therefore, it may come as a surprise that for a brief moment in Somasundara Bharati offered an estimate of — miles.

Mahalingam depicted the lost land as “Submerged Tamil Nadu” in 30, B.

Weiss 22 January There is nothing but confusion about lost continents. It was ruled by Pandiyan Kings of an ancient Tamil dynasty for 10, years and was divided into 49 territories. Ancient Places Aug 17, The movement of tectonic plates is extremely slow, making the time when Hustory and India touched long before lemurs existed.


The Lost Continent of Kumari Kandam

See also Regions of the world Continental fragment Book Category. InAbraham Pandithar listed three of these works as kummari world’s first treatises of music: Articles with short description Articles containing Tamil-language text. Kandiah Pillai published maps showing migration of the Kumari Kandam residents to other parts of the world.

The map depicted two different versions of Kumari Kandam: We seek to retell the story of our beginnings. Storetvedt, University of Bergen, Norway. The concept was introduced to the Indian readers in an physical geography textbook by Henry Francis Blanford. We need to be aware of this and err on the side of restraint not skepticism. It is one of the Line Islands belonging to the Republic of Kiribati and while there are no resident Sumanthi Ramaswamy notes that this “placemaking” of Kumari Kandam was frequently intended as hietory teaching tool, meant to inspire the akndam Tamils to pursue excellence.

These claims were repeated in the school and college textbooks of Tamil Nadu throughout the 20th century. This would have submerged prehistoric settlements that were located around the low-lying coastal areas of India and Sri Lanka. It was ruled by 59 Pandiyan kings. Lemuria would have been exposed.