Tamilnadu the land of incredible culture and rich heritage is a must to visit destination in India. This ancient land has been practicing the world’s oldest civilization since thousands of years and the historians have recorded about these first inhabitants of the Indian sub-continent. The ancestors of Tamilnadu were very profound and adept. Even in those days they led a much disciplined and well customized lifestyle. The main phenomenon that made them to lead a successful life is their set of values, norms and traditions that they followed. These unique set of disciplines comprises of the Culture of Tamilnadu, which was later on carried out in an efficient way by the successors.
The people of today’s Tamilnadu are the proud successors of the rich Dravidian family and even in this modern era, they cling on to their traditions and revere their customs in an admirable way.
Way of dressing
Tamilnadu people believe in the value systems and it gets reflected in all walks of life. The traditional dress of Tamilnadu people is Saree, half saree for women and dhoti and shirt for men. Tamilnadu is no exception to escape the trend of modernity and fashion. People of Tamilnadu nowadays wear modern attires including Salwar Kameez, Trousers, Suits, and trendy western wears. Though time had created lots of changes in the lifestyle of Tamilnadu people, they try their level best to preserve their tradition. And for all grand functions, celebrations, parties, and on all auspicious events, they flaunt their rich culture by wearing traditional attires.
Tamil – The Ancient Language:
“What’s more sweeter than the language of Tamil” is one of the famous lyrics that describes the specialty of Tamil language. Tamil language is considered to be one of the oldest languages that prevails on earth. The origin of this language is still a mystery, and according to the Vedas, Tamil language was created by the Gods, and Lord Murugan is considered to be the God of Tamil Language. Incredible amount of works were done on Tamil language by versatile authors and writers. Tamil language is one among the languages that has complicated grammar. And so gaining profound knowledge on Tamil language is not an easy task. One of the greatest example of Tamil literature is the “Thirukkural” written by the peerless poet Thiruvalluvar 2000 years ago. In a series 1330 verses where each of them is exactly composed with seven words, discusses every aspect of human life and gives the ways and means to lead an ethically, socially and morally fruitful life. Tamil people are very passionate on their mother language and had even indulged in lots of protests to preserve their Tamil language.
Irrespective of religion, creed and caste, Tamil people commemorate every festival together in a grand manner. Be it Pongal, or Christmas, or Bakrid, every one shares sweets and greetings to each other and revere every individual’s religion. The first day of the Tamil month Chithirai (month of April) is the Tamil new year. Apart from this some of the most famous festivals in Tamilnadu are Deepavali, Karthigai Deepam, Thai Poosam, Aadi perukku, Mattu Pongal, Ayutha Pooja and lot more.
Visit Tamilnadu and explore its impeccable culture.