Kamba Ramayanam at
This is an effort to
learn kamba ramayanam in an interactive manner, posting and discussing verses
each day. Kamba Ramayanam is an epic in Tamil by Kambar, with more than 10,500
verses. The intricacies, poetic nuances, similes, metaphors, characterizations,
descriptions and reading a vast epic in poem format makes this a unique work.
The initiative is run through volunteers only. If you want to type up verses and
take part in discussions, please go ahead, in this
thread. Please contact Balaji Srinivasan (bb) for further details.
gangai kaaN padalam - ¸í¨¸ ¸¡ñ À¼Äõ
thiruvadi soottup padalam - ¾¢ÕÅÊ ÝðÎô À¼Äõ
This is a
compilation of posts in this thread . Please enjoy this great work of
literature, one of the most pristine and unique works in the history of mankind.
Take part in discussions and keep the spirit of Kamban alive!
07/08/2004 (bb) Completed uploading ayodhya kaaNdam to the master page. We move on to Aranya Kaandam next.
06/17/2004 (bb) Updating the master page after a long time. Uploaded Gangaip padalam and Guhap padalam. Meanwhile, we've completed the Ayodhya Kaandam last month.
03/12/2004 (bb) Uploaded thailam aattup padalam. In this chapter, we see the death of Dasarathan. Madhurabharathi posted several verses in this padalam and in subsequent chapters.
03/01/2004 (bb) Madhurabharathi has joined us in posting the verses and their meanings. We've completed about 570 verses in the ayodhya kaaNdam. Rama, Sita and Lakshmana have just left for the forests.
02/03/2004 (bb) Today marks the first anniversary of this mammoth effort! Last year, Feb 2, we started off. We've done roughly 1740 verses in one year. Thanks to all of you. Let us keep going.
(bb) The discussions in the Kamba Ramayanam thread
have taken off, thanks to a bunch of knowledgeable newcomers. R.Srinivasan,
Sounder, Manian, Madhurabharathi, P.N.Kumar have joined Ananth, Pasupathy,
Harikrishnan and B.Balaji in discussing the verses. They provide fresh
perspectives and unique insights. Thanks to all of them!
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'Kamban Aayvadangal' authred by S.Sivagaami- Reasaerch Scholar , International Institute of Tamil Studies, Adayar Chennai.
This book Published by Thamiz Pathippakam , Kasthuribai Nagar , Adayar , Chennai 20 in 1978, is an annotated Bibliography on Kamban.
This Book enlists 762 Books and Publications starting from First Book on KambaraamaayaNam Titled ' Narasinga Vijayam' Published in 1842.
2. Harikrishnan’s series of articles on The
3. Structure and meter of a kalippaa .
Ramayanam website .
5. Marabilakkiyam Yahoo Group: This discusses classic literature in general. Harikrishnan is writing a series on the Ramayanam in here.