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Check Your Tamil/Des(h)i Male Privilege

checkyourdesiprivilege:

By Gayathri, Mohini*, Ram, Sinthujan & in collaboration with the Tamil Feminist Collective (in alphabetical order)


The social, political, and economic arrangements of a society can place some people in a privileged position relative to others, particularly with respect to important goods,…

Ancient Tamil Civilization - Truths Hidden by The Indian Government

(Source: youtube.com)

word-stuck:

pacalai பசலை

word-stuck:

pacalai பசலை

angel-cine:

Kandan Karunai (1967)

angel-cine:

Kandan Karunai (1967)

chennaiponnu:

gorgeous Mahabalipuram :) Courtesy of https://www.facebook.com/mycitychennai/photos/a.119158731451256.11518.118055624894900/792730604094062/?type=1&theater

chennaiponnu:

gorgeous Mahabalipuram :) 
Courtesy of https://www.facebook.com/mycitychennai/photos/a.119158731451256.11518.118055624894900/792730604094062/?type=1&theater

chennaiponnu:

Recently I read about kolams/rangolis and mandalas and how they represent the universe. So intriguing. Absolute beauty :) 

chennaiponnu:

Recently I read about kolams/rangolis and mandalas and how they represent the universe. So intriguing. Absolute beauty :) 

chennaiponnu:

CHENNAI <3Courtesy of ‘My Chennai’ page on fb :)

chennaiponnu:

CHENNAI <3

Courtesy of ‘My Chennai’ page on fb :)

humanoidhistory:

The Rajarajeswara temple at Thanjavur in the state of Tamil Nadu, South India, circa 1870, photo by Samuel Bourne. (This is a rear view.)

humanoidhistory:

The Rajarajeswara temple at Thanjavur in the state of Tamil Nadu, South India, circa 1870, photo by Samuel Bourne. (This is a rear view.)

(via thatdiasporiclife)

jaypore:

A peep into a Bharatnatyam Studio

How beautifully these pictures capture the stark contrast between the femininity of the dance and the masculinity of the bare room. It’s as if the dancers are dancing for the room. It’s like Parvati dancing for Shiva. Almost seductive.

(Kalakshetra Dance School, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India)

by John Vink (1987)

(Source: jaypore, via fuckyeahsouthasia)