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Vol. 1 No. 1 (2020): Volume 1, Issue 1, Year 2020

Trees in Pathuppattu

Kayalvizhy M
Department of Tamil, Pachaiyappas College for Women, Kancheepuram-632501, Tamil Nadu, India

Published 2020-02-25


  • Natural Vegetations,
  • Sangam Age,
  • Various trees,
  • Pathuppattu,
  • Part of their life uses

Plum Analytics


Nature took inevitable part and parcel in our world. It plays a vital role in the life of human beings. The soil and nature are binded with Human being. Trees are the prominint part in our natural vegetation. In the Sangam age number of trees were used by Tamil people. So, our great anciestors recorded the trees in their literary works. The Sangam literature Pathuppattu Provides many informations about the trees. Those peoples lived with the trees praised it and recorded their uses for the future generations. Trees from Sangam period played an important role in the life of peope.


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