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Books on Tamil Epics:
Cilappathikaram, Manimekalai,....(in English, Tamil)



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Books in Tamil

  • = the treasure of Chilappadikaram
    þ (1897 - )
    á,  ġ, , 1939

  • 񽸢
    . þá (1912 - 1974)
    , Ţ â â , 1950
    Series title: SAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ; item 41901.

  • Ψø
    . Ӹ (1919 - )
    , Ģ ɢ, 1952
    Series title: SAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ; item 41835.

  • ź
    ,
    , Ƹ, 1961

    ʸ
    . þá (Ƣš)
    , ¡ Ǣ£, Ţ â , 1963
    Series title: Sornammal endowment lectures (Annamalai University) , 1959.


    .
    , š , 1966


    .. ɡ, 1966

    񽸢
    ɢš
    , , 1967

    Ţ¢
    . ܼ (1891 - )
    , ⃢ , 1967


    . ܼ (1891 - )
    Ŀ, Ƹ Ǣ£, 1963
    Series title: Sornammal endowment lectures (Annamalai University) ; 1963.


    (1911 - )
    , Ţġ , 1964

    Ţ
    . . Ż (1906 - )
    , .. , Ţ â , 1968


    . á. . պ
    , â ɢ, 1968

    â, Ƣ

    ɸ, , 1968

    Ţ Ţ
    . ÿ ¡ (1907 - )
    Ш, , 1969


    á..
    ڨ , , 1969



    , է, 1970

    ا Ҩ
    . Ţ
    , , 1970

    Ƣ
    . á Ģ պ (1922 - )
    , â ɢ, 1970

    ,
    . ս
    1971

    šǢ¡?
    . . Ż
    , , 1971


    ɡ (1901 - )
    1971

    á
    ..
    ſ, ž , 1972


    . (1936 - )
    1973



    , , 1973

    Ǣ š ţ
    . (1911- )
    Ш, ɡ , 1973
    Series title: Dr. R.P. Sethu Pillai Silver Jubilee Commemoration Endowment lectures ; 1973.

    Ш
    (Ǣ) ɡ (1925 - )
    , â ɢ, 1973

    ɡ
    .. Ż
    , , 1974

    Ţ,
    . ﺣŢ
    , â , 1975

    , ɡá ȡ
    . Ţ
    , Ƹ Ǣ£, 1975

    ,
    (1936 - )
    , Ţ â â , 1975

    Ģ
    .
    1975

    ʸ ú -
    Ţ¡¡, á . Ţſ

    ɸ
    Ш â
    Ŀ , Ƹ, 1976

    - ¡̿ġ
    ..
    , ĸ á , 1976
    Series title: Publication / International Institute of Tamil Studies ; no. 8.


    Ш
    , š , 1977

    Ҹ Ӿ Ũ
    . (1934 - )
    , , 1977


    â á. á
    Ҹ. ɢ , 1977

    ,
    -epic tradition in silappathikaram and manimekalai
    .
    Ŀ, Ƹ, 1977

    Ǣ
    . էɢ
    , , 1977

    - ȢӸ
    ..
    , , 1977

    Ţ
    á
    ¢, Ţ â â , 1977

    ú
    (1916 - )
    , š ĸ, 1977


    . . (1932 - )
    , ɢ 츢 Ƹ, 1977


    á
    , Ƹ, 1978


    . á,
    Ш, š¡ 츢 , 1978


    ¡á (1939 - )
    , ɢ , 1978


    . ը (1927- )
    , â , 1978

    ӊģ -
    Ĩ, ,


    Ӿ
    . ø
    , š , 1978

    ר
    .. Ż
    , , 1978

    츢 - Ţ áȢ
    ɡ Ψø
    . áĢ (1940 - )
    , , 1979

    ɸ
    Ш â
    , Ƹ, 1979

    Music in Cilappatikaram
    S. Ramanathan
    Madurai, Madurai Kamaraj University, 1979


    . Ȣ׿
    , Ȣ׿, 1980

    ¡â
    . . Ż
    ɨ, , 1980

    츨, Ш
    Ӹ (1920 - )
    Ш, , 1980

    򧾡
    á
    , , 1980


    á.
    , š ĸ, 1980

    ɢɢ
    (1916 - )
    , š ĸ, 1980


    . âá (1932 - )
    , Ţ â â , 1981

    ,
    ¡
    , Ǣ£, 1981

    Ӿ
    . á Ģ պ (1922 - )
    , , Ţ , 1981

    š
    . .
    , , Ţ , 1981

    Ȣ째
    󾺡 (1936 -)
    , á , 1981

    Ǣ ﺨ
    Ш
    , Ƣ , 1981


    . á (1917 - )
    , á, Ţ, , 1981


    (1942 - )
    , , 1918

    - ɡ
    . . á
    , ĸ , 1982


    â , á Ӹ ,
    , š , 1983
    (Ш Ƹ Ƣ Ţ Ш Ǣ£ 4)

    ɡ
    .Ţġ
    , š, 1984

    ʸ ¡?
    ( Ȣ Ţ á)
    ̿ (1923 - )
    Ш, ɡ , 1984

    Ţ 츢 򾢸
    ..
    , ĸ á , 1984
    Series title: Publication / International Institute of Tamil Studies ; no. 100.

    ʸ Ǣ
    ¡̿ġ
    .. ؾ Ũ á ȢҸ
    ,
    ﺡ, Ƹ, 1985

    Ƣ
    Ш ɺ (1944 - )
    ﺡ, Ƹ, 1985
    ( Ƹ Ǣ£ 27 )

    - 츢 ɡ â

    , , 1986

    Ƣ Ƣ
    ǡ á
    , Ģ , 1986


    ..
    , ĸ Ţ , 1986
    (ĸ Ţ á Ƣ Ǣ£ 5)


    á á
    , 츢 , 1987

    Ӿ ġ
    . ̸Չ
    , , Ţ 󾢨 1988



    , , 1988

    - Ÿ , § Ţ
    . 󾡧Ţ (1942 - )
    , Ţ , Ţ â ׊, 1988

    Ȣ

    , â ׊, 1988

    ׸,
    .
    , , 1989

    ڸ
    ɢš
    , , 1989

    񽸢 ý?
    . Ţ򾡺 (1940 -)
    ﺡ, â , 1989

    Ǣ âȡŽ

    , Ƹ, 1990

    Silappadikaram evam Padmavata
    Vinita Bhalla.
    Delhi : Delhi Visvavidyalaya, 1990.


    ţ
    ɢ (1931 - )
    , Ƣ Ǣ£, 1991

    ʸ
    ɢ (1931 - )
    , Ƣ Ǣ£, 1991

    ɸ
    . 측 (1951 - )
    Ţ, ɡ , 1993

    Ҹ
    ɢ (1931 -)
    , Ƣ Ǣ£, 1993

    ɡ׸
    ﺡ (1949 - )
    Ÿ, , 1993

    - , ¡ ġ ,
    Ţ츯
    ..
    , ĸ Ţ , â , 1993

    , Ҿ
    Ǣ (1921 -)
    , , 1994

    â Ţơ
    .š. (1938 - )
    , , 1994


    1.
    . . ġ
    ﺡ, Ƹ, 1994
    ( Ƹ Ǣ£ 179)

Books in English

    The three twins : the telling of a South Indian folk epic
    Brenda E.F. Beck.
    Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1982.

    The Cilappatikaram of Ilanko Atikal : an epic of South India
    translated, with an introduction and postscript
    R. Parthasarathy.
    New York : Columbia University Press, c1993..
    ( Series title: Translations from the Asian classics.(

    Evolution and evaluation of epics in Tamil
    R. Kasirajan
    Madurai : Mathy Pathippakam, 1990.

    Tamil heroic poetry
    K. Kailasapathy.
    Oxford, Clarendon P., 1968.

    Studies in Manimekalai
    N. Balusamy
    Madurai, Athirai Pathippakam, 1965.

    Cattanar's manimekalai translated from the Tamil
    P. Pandian (Bacon).
    Madras : South India Saiva Siddhanta Works Pub. Society, 1989.

    Buddhism in Tamilnadu : a new perspective
    Shu Hikosaka.
    Madras: Institute of Asian Studies, 1989.
    Series title: Publication / Institute of Asian Studies (Madras, India) ; no. 7.

    Buddhism as expounded in Manimekalai
    S.N. Kandaswamy.
    Annamalainagar : Annamalai University, 1978.

    Manimekhalai in its historical setting
    Krishnaswami Aiyangar, Sakkottai, 1871-1947.
    London : Luzac & Co., 1928.
    Series title: SAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ; item 09316.

    Manimekalai as an epic
    R. Natarajan.
    Madras : R. Natarajan : Available at Shantha Publishers, 1990.

    Women, branch stories, and religious rhetoric in a Tamil Buddhist text
    Paula Richman
    Syracuse, N.Y. : Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, 1988.
    Series title: Foreign and comparative studies. South Asian series ; no. 12.

    A Buddhist woman's path to enlightenment : proceedings of a Workshop on
    the Tamil Narrative Manimekalai, Uppsala University, May 25-29, 1995
    Peter Schalk, editor-in-chief. Uppsala : Academiae Ubsaliensis ; Stockholm, Sweden :
    distributor, Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1997.
    Series title: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Historia religionum 13.

    Manimekhalai : the dancer with the magic bowl
    Merchant-Prince Shattan ; translated by Alain Danielou,
    with the collaboration of T.V. Gopala Iyer.
    New Delhi, India : Penguin Books, 1993.
    (New York , New Directions, 1989 )

    Descriptive grammar of Cilappatikaram
    S.V. Subramanian
    Madras, selling rights: Pari nilayam, 1965


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