A cultural renaissance driven by thriving trade in southern India birthed the three most powerful dynasties of the Sangam Era – the Cheras, Cholas and Pandyas of ‘Tamil Country’. We dig deep to get a rare glimpse into their times, their cities and the legacy they left behind.
Recent archaeological excavations, especially those in Keeladi near Madurai, have helped lift the veil on what was a formative phase of Tamil history and culture. We dig deep to piece together this story on early ‘Tamilakam’ in our series ‘2000 years of India’s History’
The Kalingarayar Canal is a medieval engineering marvel that turned an arid region in Tamil Nadu into a rich and fertile one. It was built by an insulted royal determined to prove a point! Catch the fascinating story of the Kalingarayar family and why they are regarded as benefactors of Coimbatore