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Ancient China and Tamil Nadu’s thousands of years of Friendship

The Chinese and Tamil communities have celebrated thousands of years of friendship. And this rich bilateral exchange has been recorded by several monks and traders. The history of Tamil-Chinese interactions dates back two thousand years ago. From the renowned Buddhist monk XuanZang to nameless explorers, numerous Chinese travellers and historians have left notes on Tamil people and the ancient Tamil

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Tamizhars were India’s first recorded maritime traders says expert

Around 2,000 years ago, Tamil was the lingua franca of traders across the South East Asian seas. Star South Asia expert and museum curator Dr.John Guy is in India to explain how Tamil merchants, who are prominent in the early history of the region, became integral cultural and political influences in courts across South East Asia. “You get a sense

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