kannagi and kovalan story in tamil

kannagi and kovalan story in tamil

The Legend of Kannagi, Sangam Hotels

The Legend of Kannagi The Tamil epic Silappathikaram details the story of Kovalan, the son of a wealthy merchant from Kaverippattinam who married Kannagi. Kovalan leaves Kannagi enamored with Madhavi, a danseuse, on whom he gradually spent all his wealth. He ultimately incurs heavy loss in his trade and goes back to Kannagi.

Story of Kannagi Drive to Kerala

Kannagi came to the court of the king, broke the anklet seized from Kovalan and showed it contained rubies as opposed to the anklets of the queen containing pearls. Realizing the fault, the king committed shameful suicide, after delivering such a huge miscarriage of justice. Kannagi uttered a curse that Madurai''s entire city be burned.

Kannagi: Global Symbol of Justice

In the great port city of Poompuhar, on ancient south India’s East Coast, Kannagi and Kovalan married. Kovalan saw Madhavi the dancer perform at court, and he went off with her. After an extended period, Kovalan returned home. He and Kannagi walked to Madurai, a distance of about 250 km, to start a new life. There Kovalan was falsely accused of stealing the local queen''s anklet, and the local ruler, the Pandian king, unjustly put Kovalan to death. Kannagi came to the court and proved that her husband had been innocent of this crime. The king punished himself for the injustice he had done, by simply laying down and dying. Kannagi walked around the city three times, tore off her left breast and threw it against the city wall, and called for the city to burn but for good people and animals to be unharmed. Agni, the god of Fire, accomplished this. Kannagi

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