Kapilar (Tamil: கபிலர்) was refliterature|Sangam]] poet. He was a contemporary of Karikala Chola, Irunkōvēl and Vēl Pāri. He was the close friend and confidant of Vēl Pāri, one of the Vēlir kings.
He was born into a Brahmin family in Tiruvadavur in the Pandyan Kingdom. Initially a poet at the Pandyan court, he would leave at an early age and show his talent at various ... more »
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