Tamil Heritage Trust is a non profit organization run by a group of heritage enthusiasts, and we are registered in Chennai. We organize monthly talks, pechu kacheris and site seminars on Indian heritage and culture. We also conduct programs like How to See a Temple, How to See a Museum and Mallai Study Tour. Please visit Tamil Heritage Trust Facebook page to get the latest updates on our events.
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Friday, March 4, 2011
ஆனந்த ரங்கப்பிள்ளை பற்றி சா. கந்தசாமி
invite you and your friends to a lecture on
at 5.30pm on Saturday, 5th, March, 2011
at Vinobha Hall, Thakkar Bapa Vidyalaya, T Nagar.
Ananda Rangapillai's autobiography is one of the foremost in India. From 1736 to 1761 he has very interestingly documented personal and public events every day in his diary. He was born in Chennai in 1709, and moved to Pondicherry when he was 10 years old, where his father was involved in business and later became a dubhashi to a French Governor. Ananda Rangapillai has documented politcs, social life, business events, war, religious events, natural phenomenon, etc. In 1904, his diary was translated in English in 10 volumes. In 1924, வ.வே.சு. ஐயர் published portions of his diary in Balabharathi Magazine. From 1948 to 2005, Pondichery Govt., has released 12 volumes of his autobiography in tamil.
About the Speaker: Sa. Kandasami won the Sahitya Academy Award for the Novel விசாரணை கமிஷன் in 1998. He is a prolific writer who has been writing short stories, novels, and essays for over 50 years. He has written 9 novels and 150 short stories. His most important work is சாயாவனம். He has won both Kalaimamani and Tamil Nadu Government Awards. He was born in Myiladuthurai in 1940 and is living in Chennai since 1954.