Sambandhar - A Cognoscente in the Field of Fine-Arts

  • S Subbulakshmi Director, School of Music and Fine Arts, Vels University (VISTAS), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Navarasa, Visionary, Maalai-maatru, Palindrome, Prosody, Word-play, Yamaham, Meters, Traveller, Imagery, Crowning trait, Attitude


Thirugnana Sambandhar is a multifaceted personality. He is a Saint, Poet, Philosopher, Composer, Scientist, Mathematician, Musician of the 7th century. He has no parallels in the poetic world. Indian poetry has its root dating back to the Vedic times. His poetry for decades has reflected diverse spiritual traditions within India and in many Foreign Countries. He had penned down amazing poetic structures through his mystical experience. His vision, lyrical skills, technical expertise, command over Language, Vocabulary, word-play, meters, Imagery, attitude, love towards his mother tongue are uncomparable. Ultimately he is the Epitome of Tamil Literature

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