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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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Phobos; KUMARI KANDAM (1.Lemuria).jpg

The legend has it that the first two Sangams were held in cities devoured by the sea, and the third was held in the present-day city of Madurai.

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The location of Adam's Bridge between India and Sri Lanka Read more: http://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends/lost-continent-kumari-kandam-001941#ixzz3lvCIAX5g Follow us: @ancientorigins on Twitter | ancientoriginsweb on Facebook

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kumari kandam or lemuria continent map-http://booksfact.com/mysteries/lemuria-continent-kumari-kandam-ancient-tamil-kingdom-facts.html

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