The Tale of An Anklet

The Tale of An Anklet

An Epic of South India : The Cilappatikāram of Iḷaṅkō Aṭikaḷ

Book - 1993
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Originating in Tamil mythology, Cilappatikaram is the love story of Kannaki and Kovalan. Kannaki wears a circular anklet representing the power, strength and dignity of the goddess Pattini. Goddess status is bestowed upon Kannaki as her life undergoes the same fate as the anklet that is stolen and used as a weapon.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c1993
ISBN: 9780231078498
Characteristics: xix, 426 p. : map ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Parthasarathy, R. 1934-


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