Most people are familiar with the story of Atlantis, but India has a similar tale, though it probably is less well known. This is the ‘lost continent’ of Kumari Kandam, frequently called Lemuria. The term Lemuria has its origins in the latter part of the 19th century. Legend goes that the kings of Kumari Kandam were the rulers of the whole Indian continent, the oldest civilization in the world. When Kumari Kandam was submerged, its people spread across the world and founded various…

Most people are familiar with the story of Atlantis, but India has a similar tale, though it probably is less well known. This is the ‘lost continent’ of Kumari Kandam, frequently called Lemuria. The term Lemuria has its origins in the latter part of the 19th century. Legend goes that the kings of Kumari Kandam were the rulers of the whole Indian continent, the oldest civilization in the world. When Kumari Kandam was submerged, its people spread across the world and founded various…

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According to many of the ancient extant Tamil literature and some of the Sanskrit literature, Kumari Kandam is the legendary sunken continent, which was ruled by Pandiyan Kings for thousands of years, before getting submerged in the Indian Ocean.

According to many of the ancient extant Tamil literature and some of the Sanskrit literature, Kumari Kandam is the legendary sunken continent, which was ruled by Pandiyan Kings for thousands of years, before getting submerged in the Indian Ocean.

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5,500 BCE:- Kumari Kandam is submerged except a few islands near Kanyakumari, identifiable with Mainaka and other islands and mountains described in Ramayana as lying between India and Lanka. Sea was around 5 km away from what is now Kanyakumari. So a small portion (2%) of what was Kumari Kandam existed to the south of Kanyakumari. Probably the city Manavoor (new cultural center for people of Kumari Kandam) lied in this land 5 or 4 km to the south of Kanyakumari. Kapatapuram is now submerged…

5,500 BCE:- Kumari Kandam is submerged except a few islands near Kanyakumari, identifiable with Mainaka and other islands and mountains described in Ramayana as lying between India and Lanka. Sea was around 5 km away from what is now Kanyakumari. So a small portion (2%) of what was Kumari Kandam existed to the south of Kanyakumari. Probably the city Manavoor (new cultural center for people of Kumari Kandam) lied in this land 5 or 4 km to the south of Kanyakumari. Kapatapuram is now submerged…

Kumari Kandam is the legendary sunken continent, according to many of the ancient extant Tamil literatures and some of the Sanskrit literatures.

Kumari Kandam is the legendary sunken continent, according to many of the ancient extant Tamil literatures and some of the Sanskrit literatures.

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