(பதினெண்கீழ்கணக்கு) is a collection of eighteen poetic works created during the 'post Sangam
period' (between 100 - 500 CE). The poems of this collection differ from the earlier works under the Pathinenmaelkanakku
collection , which are the oldest surviving Tamil Poetry
. The poems are written in the Venpa
meter and are relatively short in length. Most of the books deal with morals and ethics
Pathinenkilkanakku contains the following books:
- Varadarajan, M, First International Conference Seminar of Tamil Studies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 1966.