The Tamil epic Silappathikaram details the story of Kovalan, the son of a wealthy merchant from Kaverippattinam who married Kannagi. Kovalan leaves Kannagi. Meenakshi & Kannagi: Madurai’s Women of Power & Grace The villagers worshipped Kannagi as the Goddess of Chastity, and her story so inspired the king. She cursed the entire town of Madurai. Silapathigaaram tells the story of her revenge and is written by Ilango Adigal. History Kannagi with her husband Kovalan.

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Kannagi is a legendary Tamil woman who forms the central character of the Tamil epic Silapathikaram AD. The story relates how Kannagi took revenge on the Pandyan King of Maduraiwho had wrongfully put her husband Kovalan to death. She cursed the entire town of Madurai. Silapathigaaram tells the story of her revenge and kanagi written by Ilango Adigal.

Kovalan was the son of a wealthy merchant of Vaishya community known as Nagarathar community [1] [2] [3] in Puharwho married Kannagi. Kovalan met a dancer Madhavi and had an affair with her, which prompted him to spend all his wealth on the dancer. At last, penniless, Kovalan realised his mistake and returned to his wife Kannagi.

Kovalan hoped to recoup his fortunes by trade in Maduraiby selling the precious anklet of Kannagi. Madurai was ruled by Pandya king Nedunj Cheliyan I. When Kovalan tried to sell the anklet, it was mistaken for a stolen anklet of the queen. Kovalan was accused of having stolen the anklet and was immediately beheaded by the king without trial.

When Kannagi was informed of this, she became furious, and set out to prove her husband’s innocence to the king. Kannagi came to the king’s court, broke open the anklet seized from Kovalan and showed that it contained rubiesas opposed to the queen’s anklets etory contained pearls.

Realizing the fault, the king committed suicide in shame, after having delivered such a huge miscarriage of justice. Kannagi uttered a curse that the entire city of Madurai be burnt. The capital city of Pandyas was set ablaze resulting in huge losses. However, at the request of Goddess Meenakshishe calmed down and later, attained salvation.

The story forms the crux of Silapathikaram written by poet Ilango Adigal. Kannagi or Kannaki Amman is eulogized as the epitome of chastity and is worshiped as a goddess in select regions.

Keralites believe Kannaki to be an incarnation of Goddess Bhadrakali who reached Kodungalloor and attained salvation in the Kodungalloor temple. A Tamil epic film Kannagi directed by R. S Mani released in This is the first Tamil film based on the epic Silapadhigaaram. A similar second movie named Poompuhar released later in A statue of Kannagi holding her anklet, depicting a scene from Silapathikaram was installed on Marina BeachChennai.

It was removed in December citing reasons that it hindered traffic. The role of the goddess Paththni or Kannagi was played by Pooja Umashankar.


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The story relates how Kannagi took revenge on the Pandyan King of Madurai, who had wrongfully put her husband Kovalan to death. History Kannagi with her husband Kovalan.

Kovalan, srory was the son of a wealthy merchant of Vaishya community known as Nagarathar community[1][2][3] in Puhar, married Kannagi of the same caste[4]. Later, Kovalan met a dancer Madhavi and had an affair with her, which prompted him to spend all his wealth on the dancer. Kovalan hoped to recoup his fortunes by trade in Madurai, by selling the precious anklet of Kannagi.

Crazy Shrine Maidens Japanese: The manga was serialized in Ichijinsha’s Comic Rex magazine from the January issue to the September issue. A episode anime adaptation produced by A-1 Pictures aired between October and December in Japan. An original video animation OVA episode was released in May storyy Bandai Entertainment licensed the manga and anime series, including the OVA. Haruka Tomatsu The title sotry in the series, Nagi is a goddess who awakens when Jin fashions a sculpture from the wood of a sacred tree.

Her mission is to cleanse the impurities of the world, but because her sacred tree was cut down, her powers have weakened significantly and she is easily harmed by them. She improvises an exorcist staff from a magical girl-themed toy baton. Anklets, Tamil Nadu Silappadikaram Tamil: It contains three chapters and a total of lines of poetry.

The epic revolves around Kannagi, who having lost her husband to a miscarriage of justice at the court of the Pandyan Dynasty, wreaks her revenge on his kingdom. Silappatikaram has been dated to likely belong to the beginning of Common era,[6] although the author might xtory bu Kannagi may refer tsory Kannagi, a legendary person and the central character of the Tamil epic Silapathikaram. Kannaki Amman, The divine form of Silappatikaram Character.

Kannagi newspapera Tamil language newspaper the Japanese term for a shaman or a miko Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens, stiry Japanese manga series by Eri Takenashi that was sgory into a anime television series See also Stlry no Tori, a yaoi video game Kaze no Stigma Japanese: Kaze no Sutiguma, lit. After the death of the author on July 20,the story remains incomplete at twelve volumes. Plot Kazuma Kannagi was the eldest son of the Kannagi family and presumed heir.

The year-old Kazuma was soundly defeated by year-old Ayano K It has been serialized in the Ichijinsha’s Comic Rex since December 9, The first volume was released on August 9,and as of August 2,ten volumes have been released.

The cover of the first DVD compilation released by Aniplex on November 26, ; the character featured on the cover is Nagi. The episodes of the Japanese animated television series Kannagi: The plot of the episodes follows Jin Mikuriya, a teenager in modern Japan who accidentally summons a goddess by creating a wooden sculpture from his family’s ancestral tree.

Together with the goddess, who is named Nagi, Jin must destroy the impurities that are gathering in his town because his ancestral tree has been cut down. The anime adaptation of the manga was confirmed on February 5, Kannagi was a Tamil language newspaper published in Tamil Nadu, southern India.


The first copy was published on the initiative of former Indian National Army officer S. Sakti Mohan on May 29, It succeeded the publication Netaji, which had started in By Kannagi had a circulation of around 10 Kannagi is a Tamil epic film directed by R. S Mani, music by S. Mani directs this mythological fantasy based on the first century A. Tamil Jain saga Silapadhigaaram. The film centers on Kovalan P. Chinnappawho is married to the faithful Kannagi P. Later, Kovalan falls for the beautiful, dissolute dancer Madhavi N.

Sarojawho leads him to ruin. Kannagi comes in at the last moment and saves him from almost certain debauchery.

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She also offers to sell her golden anklet to restore the household’s kannxgi funds. Unfortunately, the artistry and value of the object leads the king of a neighboring land to accuse Kovalan of theft and sentence him to the chopping block.

Once again, Kannagi comes i Medhavi is an important character in the Silappatikaram, one of the epics in Tamil literature. Silapathikaram is the first Kappiyam epic among the five in Tamil literature.

Madhavi was born in a lineage of courtesans, sgory was an accomplished dancer. Madhavi is one of the three main characters in Silappatikaram, along with Kannagi and Kovalan. Kovalan, who was married to Kannagi, fell in kahnagi with Madhavi when he saw her at her dancing debut in the court of the Chola king Karikalan.

Kovalan left Kannagi and starts living with Madhavi.

The Legend of Kannagi

She lived with Kovalan happily for some time. During that period, Madhavi’s mother stole all the wealth of Kannagi the wife of Kovalan by using Kovalan’s ring Kannaiyali without the knowledge of Madhavi and Kovalan. After 3 years, Kovalan learned the truth about the mother’s crime through the song kaveri kanal vary, during the festival of the god Indra. He grew angry with Madhavi and again returned to Kannagi.

After Kovalan left her, Madhavi She was married to a rich Barron named Kovalan Uddika Premarathna. They lived a beautiful long married life. Meanwhile, the ceremony of appointing Madhawi Ar Balachander, starring Saritha, Madhavi and Seema in lead roles.

This is the second movie produced based on Silapadhigaaram epic after the first movie Kannagi in Sundarambal played the lead roles, directed by P. Song lyrics by Mayavanathan, A. Sudarsanam Plot Kovalan S. Rajendranthe son of a wealthy merchant in Kaveripattinam, married Kannagi C. Vijayakumarithe lovely daughter of another merchant.