Q. The texts like Periyapuranam and Mathavilasa Prahasanam are a good literary source for the knowledge of which of the following empire?
The poems of the Vaishnavite Azhwars were later compiled as the Nalayira Divya Prabhandam.
- The Saiva literature was canonized as the Panniru Tirumurai. The Thevaram, composed by Appar (Thirunavukkarasar), Sambandar (Thirugnanasambandar) and Sundarar.
- And Thiruvavasagam by Manickavasagar are prominent texts which are read as sacred literature to this day.
- Periyapuranam written by Sekizhar, in a later period, also provides much historical information.
- The Mathavilasa Prahasanam written by Mahendravarman I in Sanskrit is an important source for the Pallava period.
Source: Tamil Nadu state board.