In order to make ordinary humans realise the mercy of the Lord, Bhumi devi made a descent & assumed the avatar. According to the hindu Almanac the exact . Stream Sri Andal Thiruppavai free online. Thiruppavai – 30 Divine songs on Lord Naraya by Sri Andal. It is a continuing tradition in the Tamil Month of Margazhi. Andal’s divine composition, known as Thiruppavai, is recited by Vaishnavites all over the world, during this holy month (Margazhi, in Tamil, Margashirsham.

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The temple is dedicated to the god Krishnawho is worshiped here by the name Dwarkadhishor ‘King of Dwarka’.

Periazhwar originally called Vishnuchittar was an ardent devotee of Perumal and he used to string garland to Perumal every day. The presiding deity is believed to have appeared with a wig called sowri locally to save a devotee, tuiruppavai to the name Sowrirajan.

Sri Andal -Thiruppavai

Retrieved 9 June It surrounds the continent known as Krauncha. Periazhwar, who later found the garland, was highly upset and stopped the practice. Ramanujan ‘s work remarks on how many other religious traditions would keep and treat passionate love and devotion to God as separate, while in the bhakti tradition, they can be in resonance with one another:. Archived andwl the original on 18 November Hindu Temples – Home. Chabria, Priya Sarukkai; Shankar, Ravi, eds.

Periyalwar father of Aandal being her guru, it is no surprise that Aandal was able to achieve this feat at a very young age.


A granite wall surrounds the temple, enclosing all its shrines. These Paasurams can be sung daily but is said to be special if we chant the 30 Paasurams for each day of this Margazhi month and each Paasuram has its own explanations and greatness.

Perialwar was disheartened at this sight and by the desecration of what was meant only for the Lord and scolded Aandal for her action and in the process discarded the used garland. As days passed, The Lord too revealed His form when Aandal used to admire her reflection in the well.

திருப்பாவை – 30 பாடல்கள்-பாடியவர்: எம்.எல். வசந்தகுமாரி

This parrot is kept in the left hand of Andal. She was always Krishna conscious right from her very young days and grew up listening to Perialwar’s Krishnaleela.

Sacred and Profane in Indian Art p. Anand 1 January Anral Nikamantha Desikar also has explained in his work Godaa sthuthi, the extraordinary character of Aandal.

thiruplavai Archived from the original on 11 October Andal is one of the best-loved poet-saints of the Tamils. Kothai in turn was deeply saddened as she felt that she was the cause that deeply hurt her father.

The Vaishnavas, too, say that the lord is characterized by both ‘paratva, ‘otherness’ and soulabhaya, ‘ease of access’; he is both here and beyond, both tangible as a person and intangible as a principle-such is the nature of the ground of all being. She would bend and look at her reflection in the well and admire her match in thoruppavai the Lord.


Andal – Wikipedia

The temple is surrounded by a large fort, part of which is dilapidated. The second work by Andal is the Nachiar Tirumozhia poem of verses. The flower garden in which Aandal is termed as a golden vine which belongs to the clan of Perialwar, in conjunction with the Lord of Srirangam who is described as a sandal wood tree which hosts the golden vine, the incarnation of Bhooma devi, the divine Aandal who displayed the mercy of PeriyaPirati, I Desikarwho does not have any means, offer my salutations.

All the Paasurams are easy to learn. The Financial Times Limited. The temple is enshrined within a granite wall and the complex contains all the shrines and the water tanks of the temple. Let us not beautify ourselves or adorn our hair with flowers. Oxford University Press US.

It has been said that Aandal had sang these verses in praise of the Lord as early as her fifth birthday. Amuktamalyada describes pain of separation viraha experienced by Andal, who is described as the incarnate of Lakshmi the consort of Vishnu.

The Quarterly Journal of the Mythic Society. All our scriptures claim that the soul will be uplifted by bhagwat bhakti and nama sankirtanam and just to prove that the great Lordess took birth in the holy land.