C. W. Thamotharampillai
Who is C. W. Thamotharampillai?
Pillai along with his contemporaries such as U. V. Swaminatha Iyer were responsible for collecting and cataloguing numerous old Sangam manuscripts and preparing them into compilations and modern form.
With Iyer and Pillai printed and published Tholkappiyam, Nachinarkiniyar urai, Tholkappiyam Senavariyar urai, Manimekalai, Cilappatikaram, Pattupattu, and Purananuru, all with scholarly commentaries. Between them Damodaram Pillai and Swaminatha Iyer published more 100 works in all, including minor poems.
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- Sri Lankan Tamils
- University of Madras
on July 23, 2013
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