Interesting article on right wing/ far right literature, and the way it is conceived and made popular.

I know I would have said this a million times, but what would I do without Raja? There are some days where I will consciously avoid his music because he will stir up so many emotions that I don't want to deal with then, and then there are days where I wouldn't want to listen to anything else but him. Today was one of those latter days. Nothing in the world works better than his voice!

Okay, I still have nine more years :) So, going to sleep!! :)

The four phrase structure is very, very reminiscent of Thiruvaaimozhi. It also has that Bhuvanamuzhudhaleero Paasuram, which he used in Enthiran 2.

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The very first chapter feels really inspired by Dhivya Prabandham. Especially Nammazhwar Thiruvaaimozhi.

So, that was an emotionally gripping and intense two hours. Really intense towards the end. And I complete Venmurasu 3 - Vannakkadal.
Not bad. Managed to finish three books in about 15 days. Let's see how it goes from here.

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I wonder who are the righteous here. The Pandavas who claim to ethical, the court that claims to be impartial, or Karnan and Duryodhanan who begin an eternal friendship. It is a timeless question, but what is the Thannaram of Bheeman and Arjunana that JeMo is trying to hint at here? Or, does he want to portray Bheeman and Arjunan simply in their flawed glory? As characters who fell from grace and righteousness?

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"கட்டை விரலோ தலையோ காணிக்கையாக இந்நாளில் எவனுங்கேட்டால், கட்டை விரலோ தலையோ காணிக்கையாக இந்நாளில் எவனுங்கேட்டால், பட்டை உரியும், சுடுகாட்டில் அவன் கட்டை வேகும் "

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ஏற்கனவே பலப்பல முறை படித்த கதை தான். இதுதான் நடக்கும் என்று தெரியும் தான். பலதடவை "இது தான் நீதியா" என்று எனக்குள்ளே யோசித்த கதை தான். சினங்கொண்டு எழச்செய்த கதை தான். இருந்தாலும் இப்போது ஒருமுறை படிக்கும்போது கண்ணில் நீர்முட்டிக் கொண்டு வந்தது. அதுவும் ஜெமோ எழுத்தில். அந்த விரல் வெட்டும் வேகம் என்னை திகைப்புற்று திடுக்கிட வைத்துவிட்டது :( கலைஞரின் வரிகளை இன்னொரு முறை சொல்லிக் கொள்கிறேன்.

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The entire chapter is an exchange between alchemy and Vedanta. Nicely juxtaposed with the Prahladhan story.

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