HAPPY TAMIL WOMEN’S DAY

 
 

தமிழ்மகளிர் தின வாழ்த்துக்கள் meaning "Happy Tamil Women’s Day"

வலிமை & விரிதிறன் meaning "Strength & Resilience" 
Referring to my mum's strength and resilience of her journey from Jaffna to London with some really precious and sentimental objects of her legacy, with some glimpses in her life in Jaffna

மீட்டெடுங்கள் meaning "Reclaim"

Refers to reclaiming so many aspects of my Tamil roots that I grew up distancing myself from

வயதுவரும் meaning "Coming of Age"

Refers to a Tamil Hindu tradition that celebrates a young girl getting her period for the first time. The historical belief is that this means the girl is ready to get married and bear children but in my family is just about celebrating become a woman

Styling and photography by Mathushaa Sagthidas ©.