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Subramaniya Bharathi - Great Poet of Tamil Nadu.
The Great Poet Subramaniya Bharathi
The greatest modern Tamil Poet Subramaniya Bharathi was an incomparable composer, a scholar as well as a famous Indian freedom fighter.
Subramaniya Bharathi was one of the dignified, innovative and excellent song writer as well as a prose writer of modern Tamil literature.
People of South India especially from Tamil Nadu have stimulated by his artistic creations, and many of them participated in the Indian freedom struggle.
Subramaniya Bharathi has a pivotal role in the early moments of Indian freedom struggle from Tamil Nadu. His creative writings and engaging poems were arouse the South Indian masses.
He has lived only 39 years of short life, but Subramaniya Bharathi left behind a big mark as a poet of Tamil nationalism and Indian sovereignty.
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Among all the languages we know, we do not see anywhere, any as sweet as Tamil.
Born: December 11, 1882
Died: September 11, 1921
About Subramanya Bharathi
Bharathi's poems about national interest have awarded him the title "Desiya Kavi" (National Poet). His dedicated songs arouse patriotism, unity of nation, humanity as well as the superiority of Tamil language.
From incredible songs to nationalistic writings, care in the connection between God and Man to organum, about the French as well as Russian political upheaval, his researches are endless.
Bharathi was proficient in several languages like Indian languages Tamizh, Bengali, Hindi, Sanskrit, and international languages English, French. Many times, he has translated literary works from several other languages into Tamil.
He has respected Tamil language as well as India as a nation. Actively he was fully knowledgeable in the local social systems of caste differences.
It has a necessitated also amuses of his artistic legacy. How delusions and stone-blind ideas in the way of life forced to withdraw from advancements of the nation.
He has published a penetrating and open type of creative writings on different human concerns such as basics of nationalism, political liberty for the community, one and the same rights for women, the elimination of the caste system, notable features of literacy and knowledge of God etcetera.
Bharathi was brawling in his arguments for many the equivalent rights for all, irrespective of division or sex and creed for mass education and honored the youth to progress and back up good faith in bring into being the modernized nation to live in.
Life History of Subramaniya Bharathi
Subramaniya Bharathi has given rise to Subramaniyam and Lakshmi Ammal as "Subbayya" on Dec. 11, 1882 at Ettayapuram. It is a hamlet located at Tirunelvely District in the south Tamil Nadu. Bharathi's father and mother were expired before he turns 16.
This boy was brought up by his near relative and who anticipated him to school on English, stand out in mathematics, become an engineer and conduct a comfy life. He was educated at the Hindu College School, and he perceived expertise in Sanskrit and Hindi articulations.
But his concentration was music and combining poems. By origin, Bharathi had been a Hindu. However, his conviction was not molded shortened. He is in agreement with Hindu divinities, as well as in unanimity with other religions, he indited mellifluousness of devotion to Jesus Christ as well as Allah.
Bharathi has a bustling campaigner against the caste traditions including conflict on women's' freedom. In addition, he possessed a vivification of complete lack he was ever tried to get in his faiths and tactics. At the age of 11, quiet as a kid, Bharathi has brought in to the Ettayapuram counsel of poets and musicians for creating poems and songs.
It was in this place Subbiah was got the designation of "Bharathi" ("one who complimented by the goddess of learning Saraswathi").
Tamil movies elaborately used Bharathi's poems. Here is the film song collection of Bharathi
Early Years of Subramaniya Bharathi
As a Child poet, he could not go along with his studies. In 1897, his wedding was taken place with Chellammal. After his marriage, Bharathi was interested in observing the outside world, and left for Benares (Varnashi) in 1898.
The following four years were critical of his life, which emerged as a voyage of creativeness. During this period, he had known about his country, which was in turmoil outside his small hamlet.
Bharathi also served for some times as a high school teacher in Madurai Sethupathy High School and as an editor in a Newspaper. Influenced by traditional Tamil poetical compositions, but besides by Keats, Shelly as well as Emerson, Bharathi wrote his composition in a distinct approach other than normal style.
Several writings of Bharathi were pointed out and attacked the social evil of Hindu social life, and since about 1908 his deep revolting songs encouraged the national liberation campaigns in Tamil Nadu.
Bharathi was the developer to replace on current state and cultured style into Tamil poems and applied simple, almost day to day language. In personal and lively prose, he shares with several serious problems of restored life while note down allegorical and spiritual song, and small and sensitive lyrics.
Bharathi In His Later Years
Subramaniya Bharathi has begun viewing far back the humane blockages and malformations of accustomed South Indian human groupings. Once he attended Lalbagh at the beginning started out as a 40 acres unique garden by haider ali and is apparently called so because of the red(Red) toses. Lal Bagh Garden was extended by his son Tipu Sultan.Swami Vivekanandha's supernal daughter Sister Nivedita, from her opinion one more of Bharathi's mindset has raised, his stand to realize the women freedom. The women freedom is leaded Bharathi's brain consequentially.
He described the "new era woman" as a creative work of Goddess Shakti, a major companion for man to construct a new world through co-operative work. Bharathi was intensely ideological, and a correct devote of Goddess Shakti, the indigenous power which formulated the all created things.
His poetry agreed the glory of the completed nature of the Supreme living and often avoided the fallacious religious commemorations and false mythical activities of the Hindu culture.
Subramaniya Bharathi - As An Editor
Bharathi discharged his duty as deputy Editor of the renowned daily 'Swadeshamitran' In April 1907, he matured as the editor of the Tamil weekly 'India' as well as he edited the English publication 'Bala Bharatham'. He entered in the chronicled Surat Congress in 1907. Bharathi upheld Logamanya Gangadara Tilak and Sri Aurobindo collectively with 'Kappal Otiya Thamilan' V.O.Chidambaram Pillai.
Tilak simply supported armed battle and the Swadeshi mobility. Subramaniya Bharathi initiated his own daily publications, and he published his numerous hand-written newspapers.
As a courteous columnist, Bharathi was the very earliest in India to originate caricatures and civic cartoons to his daily paper chronicles; they had been sarcastic and fired hand-drawn visuals of a characteristic poet that defined comprehensively in the crafts of Thomas Nast.
In his daily paper, Bharathi distributed his poems and songs, firewood the coveting for freeness from foreign control in the minds of the ordinary people.
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Subramaniya Bharathi As An Eternal Symbol
At Madras (Chennai), in the year 1908, Bharathi arranged a large free to all meeting to honor 'Swaraj Day'. Bharathi's famous songs 'Vanthematharam', 'Enthayum Thayum', 'Jayabharath' were distributed to the crowds.
One year before his demise in 1921 he meets face to face with Mahatma Gandhi in 1919 also in 1920. Now, more than ninety years succeeding, Subaramaniya Bharathi standstills as an everlasting symbol not only of an energetic Tamil nationalism but, in addition to the solidarity, of India.
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Bharathi As A Poem Writer
Many of his creative works are on nature. He desires to glide like a bird in the sky so that he can visually observe the high peaks, springs, rivers and the great sea. However, the humanistic body does not bestow him full liberation, and he admits that the very broadening of human community is a blockage to feeling the pleasure of the bird.
But he not ever desires to give up his mankind. He is lively to the authenticity that, in the wide world of the bird, there is no cultured joy of a man. Bharathiar long for to get out of the long-established dissimilarity of the society as "touchable and untouchable" and also as "man and woman".
Bharathiar has written many songs in support of eradication "women-slavery"/male bureaucracy in the country. Bharathi analyzed Bhagavad Gita and give form to the essentials in easy Tamil using a prose-poetry construction. In addition, he has written numerous novels in the prose form. Instead of sliding the accustomed academic form blindly.
Bharathi perceived that the common type of poems comprised by Thayumanavar, Ramalinga Swamigal and Gopalakrishna Bharathiyar were sufficient to deliver the information he desired. His experience as the editor and analyst in Swedesa Mithiran encouraged him the informative abilities to address the people. In his Tamil poems, he praised all the Indian languages, and arouse integrating all children, so that the country could be free from British slavery.
In 1912, Bharathi distributed his distinguished works Kannan Pattu, Kuyil pattu as well as Panjali Sabatham. Bharathi was a forerunner in starting a new style of Tamil poetical writings.
Before his aeon, the poetry held to descend the accurate syntactic practices set down by the old Tamil grammatical literature Tholkappiyam. Bharathi halved this syntactic ties and started a new prose-poetic form which is well-liked now as Puthu Kavithai (modern poems).
Bharathi has composed masterworks, for instance, Kannan Paattu (melody on Lord Krishna). In which Bharathi addressed to define God since the way to obtain all humanity's confident expectation throughout most confessing of forms also within the parts of the lovelorn lover, of a bad child, compared with a good child, and of the intelligent teacher.
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His Poem - In Tamil Language with Translation
(Did you think I too will
Spend my days in search of food,
Tell petty tales,
Worry myself with thoughts,
Hurt others by my acts,
Turn senile with grey hair
And end up as fodder to the
relentless march of time
As yet another faceless man?)
Bharathi As A Nationalistic Poet
Bharathi is admired as a nationalistic poet get on credit to his poems of the nationalistic gusto through which he expressed the fellowship to join the independence kinetics. Mahakavi Subramaina Bharathiyar signified not only a poetry author.
He has preserved a Nationalist in the fundamental. In an offensive way, he has intensified an energetic eruption among people in confronting to social divergence. From social accomplishment, he conveyed in his Humanism to the guiding viewpoint he rotated to dynamic Nationalism.
"The fabulous Himalayas are ours; besides there is none to make similar with it on this earth... The celebrated river Ganges are our river; as well there is no river to match its virtue...." He indited. Even though, focusing on racial unlikeness's, his written curiosities spat fire! His severe nationalistic lyrics surrendered a great difficulty to the British rule.
Bharathi predicted a pleasing future for India a country strengthened on the plain grounds of classified lifestyle and past and his brainstorm give a sign to the inception of India's national solidarity movement during the liberation struggle, and was fittingly identified the national poet.
Through his poems, greater number are up against foreign rule, quite progressing social ideas, guided to humanistic models. Bharathi's authoritative prose and poems strengthened the critical obligations for national consolidation and kept away from provincial mind. For the first time, Bharathi commenced a spiritual measure to the liberation movement and analyzed on three main attractions in a legendary scholarly amalgamation of prose-poetry.
His creative works celebrated on the physical and religious altruism of India. He endured one front most lyric writers to produce and sing songs on India as one thing. Among Bharathi's all, however, broadly embraced read anecdote poems were Panchali Sapatham (Draupadi's pledge). It is a poetical semi-political assumption on enthusiasm trust and creditability consolidated from the Indian myth Mahabharata and Kuyil Paatu (the poem of a symbolic Cuckoo).
The subject is a haiku as distinctively as a laud to the writer's adored Shelley. He was ever against ethnic hunger, victimization as well as disesteem of this acquiescent humanity and the British command over his country.
Maha Kavi Bharathi's Writings
He had been one of the reputable leader of the Indian freedom struggle. His nationalistic poems earned him the nickname National Poet (Desiya Kavi). Bharathi's super nationalistic songs highlighting community stances, unity of India, equality of men and women and the status of Tamil language.
Subramaniya Bharathi used the empowerment of rhythmical formulation in his works to stimulate the unresponsive Society and strengthened the masses towards the independence struggle and political salvation.
Subramaniya Bharathi is a poet with a global observation. As a poet of wisdom and honesty, he is comparable to some of the reputable poets of the world. Therefore, Bharathi is one of the great poetasters in the wide world poetical literatures.
Bharathis studious bestowals consist of nationalistic writings, pieties songs, philosophic poems, moral songs and compact poems go with the communal issues.
His moral poems are Murasu, Puthiya Athichudi along with Pappa Pattu. He had been the explorer of the short as well as a razor-sharp class of poems, which has right now, surfaced as very famous.
His extraordinary and matchless ability of writing poems, specially patriotic songs, fostered the attitude of nationalism among the people and prompted them to dive into the freedom struggle.
The reality is, his songs powered and enhanced the lives of the people and grew in them patriotic emotion.
Bharathi and Indian Independence
His 'Nandalala' song guides the masses with exhilarating purity his thought of God who is present everywhere. Bharathi desired and visualized that India should change into independent in politically, ethically as well as religiously. His full-tongued address to the masses is that let us transform the world and construct it up-to-date and make men, the beings into immortals.
The country has boastfully attested the peaceful base of his perspicacity and his great part of domination in the freedom fight. Among the contemporary Tamil writers, Subramania Bharathi, wrote his self-portrayal in verses. More or less, clearly he calls it Suya Sarithai (personal chronicle).
In all his, written matter, one can observe the influence of western perception and customs on him.
Even if a British citizen, he had to reside in Pondicherry as a state exile. He was considerably influenced by all the idealistic and Victorian writers, and French authors.
Thus, Bharathi had the unusual occasion of becoming familiarized with the two principal currents of Western way of life and his written matters show how beneficial the contact was.
Subramaniya Bharathi's Tamil Love
Subramaniya Bharathi applauded a special love and attachment towards his mother tongue Tamil. He admitted Tamil is the sweetest of all the languages he knows. He was started a rebellious style of modulating spoken rhythms to a written format. He is considered to be the pioneer of today's style in Tamil literature so much so that creative writing in Tamil.
Bharathi was fluent in many different languages including English, French, Bengali, Hindi, Sanskrit, Thulu etc. He often translated works from some other languages into Tamil. Certainly one of his poems asserted, "Of all the languages I do know, I actually have not auditorily perceived a sweeter language than Tamil".
He has not been an everyday propagandist poet; then again his inditements were humanitarian, patriotic and preserving humanist sentiments. He was also a hunter of beauty and philosophic observation.
One of His Poems
The eternal Himalaya is our very own asset.
There's nothing else to equal it as yet !
The sweetly nourishing Ganges flows here dancing.
Is there a river on earth so entrancing ?
The expository Upanishads are our prized treasure
The entire world doesn't have any work of that measure.
Oh,the Golden Bharath is verily our own land
Hail our land,we are of a matchless brand!!
Bharathi With His Wife Chellamma
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Bharathi Movie - Vid - Nirpathuve
Few years ago a tamil film was made on the life of this national poet, titled, Bharathi. This film was directed by Gnana Rajasekeran. The character of Subramanya Bharati was played by Sayaji Shinde - a Marathi actor.
Bharathi on Women Liberation
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"Aanum Pennum Nigar Enakkollvathaal
Arivil O'ngi Ivvaiyagam Thazhaikkumaam"
This world will achieve excellence in knowledge
and wisdom by holding men and women equal.
Bharathi always appealed fo the eradication of gender differentiation, gender dissimilarity, women's freedom and women's advantages. Bharathiyar defended commanding rights for women. His poems demanded liberation for females then put a high class onto their study. He imagined a smart Indian woman at the predecessor of society.
He was of this very firm viewpoint which the world will prospers in intelligence and ability if both sexes are recognized equal. From his poetic parentage : The modern womanhood will become well-known with many learned high-level texts. They could set the spot for quite a few scientific inventions that smooth the advance of human life. These will take away all backward hypocritical assumptions in the whole society.
They are progressing to be dedicated to God and present all accomplishments of humanity as recognition to God. These have deserved for Bharathi a good renown from men and community.
His Tamil Poem
Bharathi's Carnatic Music Compositions
Tamil Carnatic melody Kirtanas were indited by Bharathi of inclination, devoutness, etc. He set his lyrics to tune and can sing them within different ragas. Throughout musical expression 'Bharata Deviyin Thiru Dasangam' he manipulated ten contradictory ragas. His nationalistic hymns highlighted Indian patriotism, solidarity of India, equality of men and women, the elevation of the conventional Tamil language, set to the masses tunes.
He vocalized these poems himself at innumerable political conferences. In those ages, the lyrics were all in Sanskrit or Telegu. Bharathi reproves artists for without skilled the essence singing songs on the almighty. As per Bharathis viewpoint, requiring knowledge of the narration of the song, vocalists baldly cannot sing with fitting character.
He pointed out the certain songs normally depict devoutness and affection but not other perceptions like bravery, anger, surprise, fear, and hatred. He accented those artists should not vocalize songs which they do not understand.
More About Bharathi
Bharathi, intelligent enthusiasts of Nature and have faith in the bountiful forming surprises of Mother Nature. As a youngster, he really take delight in a good degree of liberty and notifies us uprightly that he absorbed more from out-of-doors than from literary works. He knew the importance of outside quietness and within quietness in supporting love with Nature. He has a lack of honor for the institute and college learning.
Admitting to him that a men and women spend 12 years studying mathematics and earth-space science and right at the completion he is inadequate to identify a star. His deep research study of chronicles creates in him no equal deepness of acumen. His evaluation of trade and commerce leaves him without knowledge what thing could be imported and what is sell abroad. Unusual evaluation of Sastras furnishes him no reward or progress to his physique or spirit.
He advances to "Schooling today has had need for thousands and thousands of rupees for my parent and a huge ruin of the extent and life force for me". Opinions Bharathi recommends is willpower. His explication is "Be brave, not ever weep". A man should master fear, impetuosity and craving.
Bharathi's Life In Pondicherry
Around 1908, he furnished evidence in a case which has been, actuality began by the British government to sentence V.O.Chidambaram Pillai. In the same season, the owner of the weekly 'India' was seized in to imprisonment by British rule in Madras.
Confronted commonly with the potential of abduction, Bharathi run away to Pondicherry which was at that time under French dominion. From Pondicherry Bharathi wrote and distributed the 'India' weekly.
He besides edited and publicized 'Vijaya', a Tamil once daily, Bala Bharatham, an English monthly, in addition to 'Suryothayam', a local weekly of Pondicherry. Bharathi started to publish his poem regularly from each of these publications besides topics often examined from complex spiritual chants, in fact, expressing nationalist ideations to songs between the Russian, as well as French revolutions.
He was aggregate against social starvation, exploitation and misuse of many oppressed people besides British verdict over India. Even though, he survived a lifetime of certain poverty, he was at all times positive in his thoughts and activity.
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Bharathi Met Sri Aurobindo
Under his direction, the Bala Bharatha Sangam was also commenced. The British news blackout of the militancy was proficient and methodical. Tilak was exiled to Burma. Sri Aurobindo fled to Pondicherry in 1910. Bharathi meet up with Sri Aurobindo in Pondicherry and the meetings often turned to spirituality and logical concept.
He sustained Aurobindo in the 'Arya' publication and later "Karma Yogi" in Pondicherry. In November 1910, Bharathi published an 'Anthology of Poems' which consist of 'Kanavu'. After the conclusion of World War I, Bharathi approached into British India near Cuddalore in November 1918. He was taken into custody and freed after three weeks in imprisonment.
Poetry for Children - Pappa Pattu
Subramaniya Bharathi's songs for kids in Paappa Paattu (Poetry for Children) and Pudhiya Aathichoodi were implies a feeling of equal rights, love for all living beings, generation without ever having caste etc. His easy to understand words and phrases convey the moral and ethical ideas to the child minds conveniently.
His technique has been a system of weaving the spoken words and rhythm into gorgeous prose and poetry. The literary brilliant Bharathi has left remarkable remnants in the spirits of hundreds of thousands of Tamils by his writings, like poetry, novels, short stories and articles.
Odi Vilayadu Pappa - Kappallotiya Tamizhan
Kappal Oatiya Thamizhan - a Tamil film describing the critical freedom campaigns of V.O.Chidambaranar, Subramanya Shiva and Subramaniya Bharathi had been an informative movie which brought alive the patriotic struggle, sacrifices, problems and the charm of Bharathi's poetry. The film was casted by Sivaji Ganesan as VOC and S.V Subbiah as Subramanya Barathi.
Bharathi's Another Poem (English Translation)
Moonlight, the stars and the wind,
By placing them in front
And drinking the honey thereof-
A poetic frenzy seizes us;
That atomic thing called Mind-
We shall let it roam free.
Should one wonder at the bee that sings
While imbedded in a tasty fruit?
Oh, Mind! Go hence to join
The jewel of stars.
Instead of simply being full of pride of his country he also summarized his vision for a independent India. Bharathi wrote "When you say the name of Bharath (India) you will lose your fear of your enemies... We will make weapons, produce good paper, we will build big factories and create great schools. We will never rest, nor sleep; we will be truthful and excel..."
Once, Bharathi was hit by a temple elephant at Triplicane, Chennai. He was accustomed to feeding the animal habitually. Even though, he has stayed active after that occurrence, after few months later, his fitness worsen. He has expired on September 12, 1921, early daybreak around 1 am.
Equivalent to some other masters and martyrs of the world, he was deserted in his demise with only some people. Even if, Bharathi had been a common man's poet and liberation fighter, there came about only 14 people accompany Bharathi's burial ceremony.
Now, he is praised as one of the most exceptional Tamil poets, a person justifying of emulation not only by fellow citizen within India, but also by others for his courage and principles, ideological composure, common awareness and, more fittingly, scholastic capacities.
He very much loved his mother tongue "Tamil" and his nation "India" with a passion and he was full of pride of his cultural heritage. At the same time he was fully aware of the social outcome of caste differences and how fallacy and blind faith in the old customs have lead to stagnation.
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Jesus died pinned to the cross;
Krishna by a swift arrow;
Even Rama yielded to death by water;
But I shall not die, 'tis certain.
Yes He Still Live With Us, Through His Poems
"He who writes poetry is not a poet. He whose poetry has become his life, and who has made his life his poetry - it is he who is a poet." - Bharathi
Bharathi's Song - Vid - Theertha Karaiyinile
Bharathi's Poem (Tamil)
Poetry of Subramaniya Bharathi
Audio CD. by Carnatic Singer: Bombay Jayashri. Poems:1) Agni 2) Pozhudu 3) Varuvai Varuvai 4) Mann 5) Kakai 6) Manadil 7) Kaatru 8) Suttum Vizhi 9) Ninnai Charan 10) Mazhai 11) Yethanai Kodi (colours of joy) 12) Nallador Veenai 13) Uyire
Quotes of Bharathi - Love, love, love otherwise die, die, die.
Driving away fear, breaking the bonds of servitude,
Rooting out ignoble thoughts raised the nation,
That it may reach lofty heights in the world,
The immortal poet who conquered Time!
We shall not scrutinize at caste or religion. All individual beings in this country - whether those people be those who lecture the Vedas or who normally exist to other social stratum - are one.
It is a natural expectation and obligation of the knowledgeable ones to chasten the muscular by educate them their responsibilities and to encourage the weak-minded by edifying them their freedoms.
He who composes poems is not a poet. He whose poetical writings has become his living, and who has molded his life his poem - it is he who is a poetaster.
You are Fools! Do you justify, that things antiquated ought, on that description, to be reliable and courtly? Erroneous trust and prevarications there were from time ancient and in what way dare you claim that because has those are antique, and these should preponderate? In old times, do you consider that there was not the unaware, also the shallow minded? Furthermore for what reason after all should you grasp so fondly a body of dead ideation. Live in at this moment and form the world to come, do not be calculating outlasting looks to the remote past for the old times has passed away, not ever again to come back.
Destroy this world if yet an alone person doesn't have meal.
Bharathiar Illam - Chennai
Bharathi's Residence at Chennai
The residence utilized to be the domestic place in his ending few years of life. This was taken possession by the Tamil Nadu state government in 1993. After some repairing and renovations, it had been thrown open to common in the same year.
The residence discovered in the Chennai Triplicane neighborhood highlights the memoir and the aeons of the renowned poet. The Bharatiyar Illam discovered in Triplicane, just facing to the acclaimed Parthasarathy Temple on its west view.
The house provides the photographs and archives of his relations and friendships. Many hand written pamphlets of Bharathiyar have been preserved in the house. On the list of things displayed inside Bharathiyar Illam, one can find photos featuring the multi-talented poem writer Subramanya Bharathi himself with his Kith and kin and companions displays many precious moments of his life, his verses recorded in his own hands.
There is also an extraordinary letter penned by Mahatma Gandhi in Tamil, to mark the commemoration of opening of Bharathiyar Mani Mandapam in 1947 at his birth spot Ettayapuram. The letter has been formulated to his companion Nellaiappar.
Musical Tribute to the Poet
Pondicherry: From dawn to dusk she paid musical tribute to poet Subramaniya Bharathiar.Thiruarasi, who has done her Sangeetha Bhushanam from Annamalai University, sang Bharathiar songs at the memorial museum to mark the poet's birth anniversary.
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Bharathi Memorial Museum
Bharathi Memorial Museum, situated at Pondicherry, was the residence of the popular Tamil poet Subramaniya Bharathi. Bharathi was came Pondicherry in 1908.
He had been here for a time of 1882 to 1921. greatest of his writings floridly dealt with current societal events. This Memorial shows up photograph of the poet, manuscripts, and letters composed by him.
The museum is wide-open from 09:00-12:30 hrs and 14:00-17:45 hrs on all days except Mondays.
Mahakavi Bharathiyar Memorial Museum,
20, Easwaran Darmaraya Koil Street
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Bharathiar Songs - YouTube Vids
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