Monthly Archives: April 2010

Sivakamiyin Sabatham – Dramatis Personae

Sivakami: At the time the story opens, she is a 18-year-old girl, deeply and madly in love with Narasihmavarman, the Pallava prince and childhood playmate. She is impetuous and capable of great feeling. She is an extremely talented dancer. Kalki … Continue reading

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South India of the 7th Century CE

We saw the two major empires of South and Central India earlier, the Badami Chalukyas and the Pallavas of Kanchi. Their major bone of contention between these two powers was the fertile Krishna-Godavari coastal region on the East Coast, with … Continue reading

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