Indian Journal of Tamil <p><strong>“Indian Journal of Tamil (IJOT)” (E ISSN 2582-662X)</strong> is a peer-reviewed quarterly open access journal published in both Tamil and English, provides an international forum for the publication of language and linguistics researchers. IJOT is dedicated to publishing, clearly written an original article, review articles, conceptual articles and essays. Currently, the journal accepts articles in all fields related to the Tamil language. However, more general language and literature articles are also welcome.</p> en-US (B. Ravikumar Ph.D) (Iswarya M) Mon, 30 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0000 OJS 60 Scientific Thoughts Revealed in Old Tamil Literature <p>Scientific Thoughts Expressed by Old Tamil Literatures Synopsis Science is a scientific form of thought recorded in old Tamil literature.&nbsp; Thoughts can be seen as expressions of the life activities of the people of that time.&nbsp; Scientific ideas also merged with the ancient Tamils as they tended to adapt their lives to nature.&nbsp; They have lived with biological, astronomical, mathematical, medical, biological, chronological, craft, geological, etc. scientific disciplines.&nbsp; This study is aimed at identifying and documenting the reflections of such scientific ideas on how they have been studied in ancient Tamil literature.&nbsp; The dissertation is characterized by the fact that the dissertation has been used extensively in old Tamil literature, as well as old Tamil essays, magazines, and electronic commentaries.&nbsp; Based on these, the study concludes that Tamils have had the best scientific knowledge since the dawn of time.&nbsp; Therefore, this study also suggests that many more studies should be carried out by researchers focusing on the ancient Tamil literature.&nbsp;</p> Murukaiya Sathees Copyright (c) 2021 Murukaiya Sathees Sun, 13 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Analysis of Theological principles in Sangam Literatures <p>From the time of the birth of mankind to the present day, the thought of God has existed. The highest principle of human life is the devotional principle of love and worship of God. Just as food is needed to grow the body, godly thought is needed to perfect life. The process essays of man to reach God are called worship. Worship is the conversion of the individual into a social life and making him loving, gracious and disciplined. Greeting the deity and the belief that the deity will protect us; It is seen from the time of Tholkappiyar to the present day. The people of the Sangam age have lived with faith and devotion. They prayed to the gods to help them in the success of their efforts, to avoid harm, and to make life longer in this world and the hereafter. During the Sangam period, the faith in God did not take shape. God worship started as a natural worship in the early days and grew into an ancient cult and has evolved into religion today. During the Sangam period, there were five types of land systems namely Kurinji, Mullai, Marudham, Neytal and Palai. It is also known from ancient Tamil literature and the grammar of the people of the land that they worshipped their respective deities. Lord Muruga as the land god of Kurinji, Indra as the god of Maruthanila, Varuna as the land god of Neytal and The Land God of Palai can be seen through the Sangappas. In sangam literature, there are stories about the deities Shiva, Murugan, Thirumal, kotravai, Indra and Thirumagal and the methods of worshipping them.</p> Parameshwari M Copyright (c) 2021 Parameshwari M Thu, 17 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 The voice of women in the Malayalam Literatures <p>The word bursa means keeping your face open. Barda's opposite is that sabita, the central character of the novel, has opened her face. He has also opened his mind. It is learnt that Muslims question the rituals of their religion, which sabita denies saying that it is the highest of all, and that only those who belong to their minds can reach heaven. Moreover, christianity withdraws from the true and light redeemer of the spiritual violations committed in the name of religion, the atrocities that take place within monasteries, and the spiritual and light that prompted him to get out of life that he had been conducting for more than twenty-four years. Although both belong to a different religion, this article reveals that their theocratic principles are the same.</p> Saranya T Copyright (c) 2021 Saranya T Sun, 18 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0000 The spiritual rituals and the faiths present in the Aaruppadai Literatures <p>The intellectual capacity of a society can be measured by its beliefs. From the birth to death of man, people have a variety of beliefs. Most of the Ancient Tamils believed in God. It was the root cause of man's practice of worship. It is the faith of God. The intellectual capacity of a society can be measured by its beliefs. The purpose of this article is to state that the ancient people sat in the river army literature, where the deity of the ancient people had beliefs in climbing, Paliyiṭuthal, Nadukal valipadu, screaming, ghost and goblin beliefs.</p> Rasambal V Copyright (c) 2021 Rasambal V Tue, 20 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Thirumanthirathil paniyalarin Iraineri <p>Many thousands of years ago, Thirumular had guided today's employees to subject themselves to a spirit of service so that he and society could live in excellence through the mantra sacraments of this temple.&nbsp; In this article, the merits of Thirumanthiram, the virtues and practices of yoga, the speciality of Attanga Yoga, the use of Pranayama, women's degradation, lovelessness, the superiority of education, neutrality, toddy, periyaaraith thunaikkotal, orality, morality, impermanence, state justice, and pride are mentioned in its principles and moral activities. It is no exaggeration to say that Thirumanthiram is a great guide for society to act wisely in today's fast-growing situation. Thirumanthiram is the arumandram where the country and we prosper and guide.</p> Balachandran B, Dharmalingam T.S Copyright (c) 2021 Balachandran B, Dharmalingam T.S Sat, 31 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0000 A research study on Local Rituals of Eastern Sri Lanka that was appropriated according to Pandemic <p>This study deals with the annual ritual practices of Eastern Sri Lanka and how the ritual practices were determined, designed and redesigned time to time according to the natural disaster of Pandemics. The order of the existing local ritual practices are particularly designed and constructed in order to get rid from smallpox. Literature of local ritual practices are rich in information and instruction of the pandemic, smallpox.&nbsp; Oral traditions carries plenty of experiences and stories about the pandemic particularly during local ritual ceremonies. Period, atmosphere and behavior of people in ritual ceremony and the things utilized and consumed particularly the food habits exhibit the experiences of a pandemic they underwent and designed or redesigned the ritual ceremony to get rid from the catastrophe.</p> Gowrieeswaran T Copyright (c) 2021 Gowrieeswaran T Thu, 05 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Principles of Theological touch in Vallarars work - An analysis <p>The article is being carried out on the theocratic principle given by vallalar. In these, the morals of the philanthropists are explained to the people of today's society. It is not mankind that a man is born, lived, and then dies. It is only in human birth that there is a possibility of seeing and attaining God. That is why the philanthropist instructs us on some ethics.&nbsp; Love and compassion should be felt in all living beings. This article reveals that those who act with in their heart can truly reach God, who completely eliminates caste, religion and race differences, and who, when they suffer from hunger, who relieves them of suffering and who takes pity without killing any of them, can reach God by heart.</p> Kausalya V Copyright (c) 2021 Kausalya V Wed, 11 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0000