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Tamil Epics- ep.16 “சிலப்பதிகாரம்”

Silappadikaram or THE TALE OF AN ANKLET is one of the 5 great Tamil epics composed at the end of Sangam era around 4th Century AD, by the author Cheran Prince Ilango Adigal. This epic is divided into 3 chapters with a total of 5270 lines. The three chapters are named as Puharkandam, Maduraikandam, Vanjikandam. The story is about a woman named Kannagi and her journey of maintaining her chastity and faithfulness towards her husband Kovalan through providing him justice after his death.