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 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.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