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) Tue, 30 May 2023 00:00:00 +0000 OJS 60 Kamban's New Creative Strategy and Iraniyan's Story <p>The Kamba Ramayanam is a unique cultural repository of Tamil society, a treasure of the arts, and an epic in which the Supreme God has incarnated in this soil, bearing a human form. The learners will be well aware of the poetic ability of Kambar, who flavoured the fruits that had been soaked in the heart of Valmiki, the primordial poet, and who then amplified the taste of that fruit. In more than 10,000 of the six chapters, Kambar, who records the divinity of Rama and the greatness of his human birth, brings through it many sub-stories,&nbsp;introduces them, and gives a flavour to the epic. In this way, this article examines the necessity of the Iraniyan story in the Yuddha Kandam (Chapter on War), the creative strategy of the epic scholar to include this subplot in between, and the reason for this.</p> Murugesan K Copyright (c) 2023 Murugesan K Tue, 21 Mar 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Highlights of Poet Kannadasan's Poems <p>Kannadasan, the king of all poets. He is living as a poet who has taken a noble place for himself in the ranks of poets who have left an indelible mark in literature. It is as if the Tamil mother had given all the knowledge of Tamil available to only one poet named Kannadasan, and his poems leave us in awe. The purpose of this article is to explore the highlights found in poet Kannadasan's poems. This study was carried out with a qualitative approach. This research has been carried out in a descriptive approach using books, and research articles suitable for library research. All information has been analyzed based on the objective of the study. The research data has been classified according to the purpose of the study and analyzed in the text analysis method. Aesthetics, simple style, the personality of the Tamil language, life philosophies, realism, screenplays, and poetry have been identified as the highlights found in poet Kannadasan's poems. Therefore, the highlights of poet Kannadasan's poems are evident in this article.</p> Navin G Ganeson Copyright (c) 2023 Navin G Ganeson Wed, 10 May 2023 00:00:00 +0000 life values represented by the Eight Anthologies <p>Love is an expression of the inner feelings of the people who have been living continuously since the Sangam period and the purpose of philosophy is to express men's bravery and to live and prosper through them. The people of the Sangam period were divided into two groups as&nbsp;internal and external. The ancient Tamil suppressed the love life internally and divided the inner life into two types: theft and chastity. Tholkkappiyar and iraiyanar have explained the theft and chastity through poems. The excellence of Mens love the theft and womens love the chastity are explained thoroug it. The internal messages of folk songs are similar as the sangam poems. which are oral songs that have been performed in Tamil Nadu since time immemorial.&nbsp;Oral songs appeared long before writing. So it can be said that oral songs are the source of internal messages found in literature.</p> Muthulakshmi V Copyright (c) 2023 Muthulakshmi V Sun, 14 May 2023 00:00:00 +0000