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WHAT IS SOCIAL LIFE
Life style of people.
The way of living,
occupation, culture and all
included in social life.
language also included in
Social Life In Ancient Tamilakam
Social life associated with division of land.
The division of land called Tinai.
Each tinais associated with particular
There are five Tinais in ancient Tamilakam.
Tinais are Kurinchi, Mullai, Palai, Marutham,
Hilly or mountain region.
Practiced shifting cultivation.
Cultivated pepper and other spices.
Teak, bamboo, millet cultivated.
Engaged in hunting and collecting forest
The grass land or forest land
Cattle rearing was main occupation.
They practiced Vetchi, that is in order to
increase the cattle wealth the seized cattles
The desert region.
There is no specific occupation.
They chiefly engaged in stealing cattle.
Wet land or crop land.
Cultivation is the main job.
Mainly cultivated rice and sugarcane.
Evidence for usage of iron from
Coastal region or seashore.
Fishing and salt preparation was main
Evidence for saltpans.
Engaged in trade.