“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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A land lost to the ocean also helped the Tamil revivalists provide an explanation for the lack of historically verifiable or scientifically acceptable material evidence about this ancient kumark.

The 20th century Tamil writers came up with various theories to explain the etymology of “Kumari Kandam” or “Kumari Nadu”. The native Tamil intellectuals first started discussing the concept of a submerged Tamil homeland in the late s. He insisted that the Brahmin historians, being biased towards Sanskrit, had deliberately kept the knowledge of the Tamil’s greatness hidden from the public.

Somasundara Bharati offered an estimate of — miles. Prashant Nair wrote on 13 December, – On the 1 st January of every year, many countries around the world celebrate the beginning of a new year. Thus, according to them, Lemuria could not have hosted an ancient civilization. Tamil literatures also say that over a period of about just 11, years, the Pandyans, a historical dynasty kandm Tamil kings, formed three Tamil Sangamsknadam order to foster among their subjects the love of knowledge, literature and poetry, which became the most important basis of Tamil culture, protecting and perfecting the Tamil kandsm and literature.

The work talked about the exploits of an antediluvian Tamil king Sengon, who ruled the now-submerged kingdom of Peruvalanatu, the region between the rivers Kumari and Pahruli.


Kumari Kandam – Wikipedia

Modern theories find supportive evidences both in ancient literature and language history There is nothing but confusion about lost continents. Tamil continent Kumari Kandam bistory believed to be the connection between Africa to South India — was located in the Indian and Pacific Oceans, and has long been identified and closely associated with a hypothetical “lost land” of Lemuria.

Even I do, kumaei occasion. Inin an area called How does plate tectonics make such a lost island untenable? While most Tamil revivalists did not enumerate or list the lost Sangam works, some came up with their names, and even listed their contents. Mathivanan, showed a land bridge connecting Indian peninsula to Antarctica.

Kumari Kandam is considered the cradle of civilization, the place where everything started.

Some know about the legendary lost continent of Lemuria and jumari semi-mythical land of Kumari Kandam as well.

Possible future supercontinents Pangaea Ultima Amasia Novopangaea.

The Lost Continent of Kumari Kandam

Kandiah Pillai, in a book for children, fashioned a new history for the goddess, stating that the land was named after her. The author of the poem was styled as Mutaluli Centan Taniyur “Chentan who lived in Taniyur before the first deluge”. Notify me when new comments histry posted.

Whittaker, The Lemurian Encyclopedia Ma. 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. According to the most versions, the original culture of Kumari Kandam survived in Tamil Nadu.

Sumanthi Ramaswamy notes that this “placemaking” of Kumari Kandam was frequently intended as a teaching tool, meant to inspire the modern Tamils to pursue excellence. After scholars had mentioned the possibility that there is a lost continent hiding beneath the Indian ocean; people rushed to connect it to ancient legends of lost civilizations mentioned in ancient Tamil and Sanskrit texts.


InAbraham Pandithar listed three of these works as the world’s first treatises of music: The Sacred Marriage of a Hindu Goddess. Is there anyone getting identical rss problem? The English geologist Philip Sclater was puzzled by the presence of lemur fossils in Madagascar and India but not in mainland Africa and the Middle East.

This would have submerged prehistoric settlements that were located around the low-lying coastal areas of India and Sri Lanka. The non-utopian practices of the 20th century Tamil Hindu society, such as superstitions and caste -based discrimination, were all described as corruption resulting from Indo-Aryan influence.

After the Dravidian parties came to power in the Madras State electionsthe Kumari Kandam theory was disseminated more widely through school and college textbooks. In fact, festivals and celebrations marking the We can get satellite images of kumari kandam,we will come to know really it existed or not. The second Sangam lasted for 3, years in a city called Kapatapuram, attended by 59 poets including Agastya, again. Subramania Sastri inin the journal Centamil.

Just thought you might be interested to know these facts. The Chronology of the Early Tamils. See also Regions of the world Continental fragment Book Category.