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Tamil and Vedas blog is written by Santanam Swaminathan. Born in Kilvalur near Nagappattinam in Tamil Nadu,India, educated at Madurai University, he was a journalist for sixteen years on Dinamani, a popular Tamil daily. He was a BBC Tamil broadcaster at the BBC World Service between 1987 and 1992. He was teaching Tamil at the SOAS, University of London as a part time tutor till recently. Now he gives lectures on Hinduism, Hindu culture and Tamil literature at Educational Institutions and cultural organisations.He runs another blog swamiindology.blogspot.com. He may be contacted on swami_48@yahoo.com or swaminathan.santanam@gmail.com.

His other pen names are londonswaminthan and S Swaminathan.

Educational Qualifications: M.A. (Literature), M.A. (History), Higher Diploma in French, Diploma in Sanskrit and Passed all the five Bhagawad Gita examinations conducted by the Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan, Bombay.

He was a Part time Lecturer in Jounalism in Madurai University. He has published three books in Tamil. His 1000 plus articles in English and Tamil are available in both his blogs. He writes to other Newspapers and blogs as well.He lives in London with his family.

(C) S. Swaminathan 2011

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4 Comments

  1. Can you kindly make an announcement in your blog that
    The following books are now available in Tamil
    Moolam English;Dr.R.L.Kashyap Tamil transalation TKJgannathan
    Moola mantra in devanagari in tamil letters-Extensive trandalation and explanatiom
    1)All 7 Khaandaas of KrishnaYajur Veda Taithiriya samhitas in 4 Volumes
    2)Rig Veda Samhita Mandala 1 and 2
    3)Sri Rudhram-Agni-Shanti-Praanaayaama
    All 4 vedas will be published
    SriArabindo KapaliSastriInstitute of Vedic culture
    (A Charitable Trust)
    Bangalore
    email;info@vedah.com
    http://www.vedah.org
    Thanks
    TKJagannathan

  2. Do you have a mailing list and if so can you add venkatraman051@gmail.com

  3. if you follow me through tamilandvedas.com in wordpress, every time I upload an article you will be intimated.
    If you need anything else you can always contact me at swami_48@yahoo.com

  4. Great work sirs Santanam Swaminathan & Thedavur Jagannathan. I tried vedah.org, guess the site link is not opening.
    H.Venkat

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