“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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Interestingly, there are numerous ancient Tamil and Sanskrit writings that speak of legendarily lost lands in South India that have been devoured by the ocean. According to geologists, the dismemberment of the Lemurian or Gondvana continent into several units must have taken place towards the close of the Mesozoic era.

Some know about the legendary lost continent of Lemuria and the semi-mythical land of Kumari Kandam as well. Ancient Anomalous Human Skeletons: Most people are familiar with the story of Atlantis, the legendary sunken city as described by the ancient Greek philosopher Plato.

Kanda Puranam purportedly alluded to in Sangam literaturebut not by this name.

The Sexiest Temples in India. The following sections describe these characteristics in detail. About years after the establishment of Egyptology as an academic field, there still appears to be no agreement between scholars on the function of the Great Pyramid of Kumqri. However, modern-day scholars argue such a continent could not have existed, and the theory is rendered obsolete after the continental drift theory.

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News Sep 1, One set of claims was centered on the purported gender egalitarianism in the prelapsarian Tamil homeland. For those who think Atlantis was pure fiction, show your proof!


However, some scientists are taking a new look at these remedies because some are believed to hold the key to fighting deadly diseases and infections. Sivaraja Pillai similarly stressed on the need to closely examine the historical authenticity of Sangam works and their commentaries.

Yet, the idea of a lost continent refused to die, and some still believe that Lemuria was an actual continent that existed in the past. This map showed the 49 nadu s mentioned by Adiyarkunallar, and appears in the Tamil Nadu government’s documentary. Connecting the concept of Lemuria histogy an ancient Tamil civilization allowed the Tamil revivalists to portray a society completely free of Ku,ari influence.

Nilakanta Sastri described the Kumari Kandam theory as “all bosh”, stating that geological theories about events happening millions of years ago should not be connected to the human history of a few thousand years back. The Indian Sage who developed Atomic Theory 2, years ago.

The Lost Continent of Kumari Kandam

Tamil literatures also say that over a period of about just 11, years, the Pandyans, a historical dynasty of Tamil kings, hjstory three Tamil Sangamsin 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 language and literature.

On the 1 st January of every year, many countries around the world celebrate the beginning of a new year. Before the Lemuria hypothesis was rendered obsolete by the continental drift theory, a number of scholars supported and expanded it.

The author of the poem was styled as Mutaluli Centan Taniyur “Chentan who lived in Taniyur before the first deluge”. historh

Kumari Kandam

The secret kanddam of an ancient concubine. This commentary, attributed to Nakkeeraris dated to the later centuries of the 1st millennium CE. It was located to the south of Kanyakumariand covered an area of kavatam a unit of unknown hsitory. By bringing together top experts and authors, this archaeology website explores lost civilizations, examines sacred writings, tours ancient places, investigates ancient discoveries and questions mysterious happenings.


Similar explanations were used to reconcile the popular theory that proto-Dravidians migrated to India from the Mediterranean region.

Kumari Kandam – Wikipedia

According to the Kumari Kandam proponents, the continent was submerged when the last ice age ended and the sea levels rose. Such claims were repeated by several others, including M. Although the Kumari Kandam theory became ku,ari 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.

Kumari Kandam is a mythical continent, [55] and therefore, the attempts to mix this myth with Tamil history have attracted criticism since the late 19th century. 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.

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Kumai, they described it hidtory a utopia which had reached the zenith of human achievement, and where people lived a life devoted to learning, education, travel and commerce. Too many jump to unfounded conclusions. Before submerging Kumari Kandam lay to the south of India approximately south of present-day town Kanniyakumari, in the state of Tamil Nadu. Others listed books on a wide range of topics, including medicine, martial arts, logic, painting, sculpture, yoga, philosophy, music, mathematics, alchemy, magic, architecture, poetry, and wealth.

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