Profundity of Poongkothai

Referring to literary sources like Kongumandala Satakam and some verses in the Ardhanareesar Kuravanji, it has been pointed out in the publication of the Ardhanareesar Kuravanji that the author Poongkothai hailed from Madurai and had a pastoral background. She is stated to have asserted that the intellectual prowess of women was in no way inferior. Her husband, Emperuman, was also a poet, credited with the composition of Takkai Ramayanam.