• Nandini Karky
349 episodes
Reflections on 2000 Year Old Tamil Poetry

Episodes

Natrinai 348 – A heart at war
2020 Sep 176m 3s
In this episode, we hear the lament of a lady on a picturesque night, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Natrinai 348, penned by Velliveethiyaar. Set in the coastal regions of 'Neythal', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady, expressing her angst at being parted away from her man.
Natrinai 347 – Showering cloud and silenced slander
2020 Sep 167m 35s
In this episode, we perceive the art of concealing a wish for the future within the forces of nature, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Natrinai 347, penned by Perunkundroor Kilaar. The verse is situated in the mountain country of 'Kurinji' and speaks in the voice of the lady to her confidante, expressing her worry, as the man continues to delay formalising his union.
Natrinai 346 – Ruined by longing
2020 Sep 156m 56s
In this episode, we listen to a lonely man's yearning, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Natrinai 346, penned by Eyinanthai Magan Ilankeeranaar. Set in the drylands of 'Paalai', the verse speaks in the voice of the man to his heart, reflecting on his desolate situation, after having parted away from his lady.
Natrinai 345 – Falling fruit and frightened flower
2020 Sep 146m 46s
In this episode, we perceive a rousing call to action, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Natrinai 345, penned by Nambi Kuttuvanaar. Set in the coastal regions of 'Neythal', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the man, bidding him to seek the lady's hand in marriage, without further delay.
Natrinai 344 – Roaring tiger and rumbling thunder
2020 Sep 107m 20s
In this episode, we perceive hidden ways of persuasion, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Natrinai 344, penned by Madurai Aruvai Vaanikan Ilavettanaar. The verse is situated in the mountains of 'Kurinji' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, passing on a hidden message to the man, listening nearby.
Natrinai 343 – Attack at dusk
2020 Sep 097m 20s
In this episode, we perceive scenes at dusk in an ancient village and peer into a lady's heart, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Natrinai 343, penned by Karuvoor Kathapillai Saathanaar. Set in the forests of 'Mullai', the verse speaks in the voice of the lady to the confidante, conveying her angst at being separated from the man.
Natrinai 342 – At the bottom of her heart
2020 Sep 087m 13s
In this episode, we explore relationship dynamics in ancient times, as depicted in Sangam Literary work, Natrinai 342, penned by Mosi Keeranaar. The verse is situated in the coastal regions of 'Neythal' and speaks in the voice of the confidante to herself, conveying a pointed message to the lady, listening nearby.
Natrinai 341 – Memories at midnight
2020 Sep 077m 7s
In this episode, we perceive the emotions felt by a man at war, as he reflects on his family back home, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Natrinai 341, penned by Madurai Maruthan Ilanaakanaar. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of a man, lamenting about his loneliness, one cold night.
Natrinai 340 – Forgiving a fish
2020 Sep 037m 50s
In this episode, we swim with a fish and peer into a heart, guided by the flow of Natrinai 340, penned by Nakirar. The verse is situated in the agricultural regions of 'Marutham' and speaks in the voice of the lady to the man, expressing her feelings about his recent behaviour.
Natrinai 339 – Swimming in sorrow
2020 Sep 027m 8s
In this episode, we observe an intricate technique of persuasion, as portrayed in Sangam Literary work, Natrinai 339, penned by Seethalai Saathanaar. Set in the mountains of 'Kurinji', the verse speaks in the voice of the confidante to the lady, passing on a subtle message to the man, listening nearby.