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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She was found in the gardens of Vishnuchittar Periazhwar without any gestation in the womb and under the sacred basil plant tulsi. ThiruppavaiNachiar Tirumozhi. It is said that Thiruppavai is the nectar of Vedas and teaches philosophical values, moral values, ethical values, pure love, devotion, dedication, single-minded aim, virtues, and the ultimate goal of life.

The birds are thiruppxvai and chirping and did you Aandal’s female companions not hear the sound from the great white conch emanating from the temple where the Lord of the king of birds Garuda resides? tbiruppavai

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

In tamil, Kothai literally means one who has curly hair and ‘Godha’ in Sanskrit means one who is dear to the Lord. It is believed Vishnu appeared in his dream and asked him to dedicate the garland worn by Andal to him daily, a practice followed unto the modern day. In poetry, 9th-century Andal became a well known Bhakti movement poetess, states Pintchman, and historical records suggest that by 12th-century she was a major inspiration to Hindu women in south India and elsewhere.

Aandal in turn would place the garland that she had worn in the basket for Perialwar to take it to adorn the Lord. Retrieved 28 April Keezh Vaanam Paasuram 9: A Primer of Tamil Literature. 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.


Coax the world-measurer to caress my waist, to encircle the twin globes of my breasts. This action of ours will result in eliminating the evil from our country, results in adequate rain three times a month.

Moon Spotlight Angkor Wat. Anand 1 January In contemporary commentaries on Tamil bhakti poetry, A. In order that the world understand Aandal’s bhakthi, the Lord played a leela.

Sri Andal -Thiruppavai

The festival marks the adoption of aneal deity, Andal, by Periyazhwar after he found her near a Tulsi plant in the garden of Vadabadrasai Temple at Thiruvilliputhur tjiruppavai the eighth day of the Tamil month of Adi.

This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat He was childless and he prayed to Perumal to save him from the longing. Without proper rendering supportyou may see question marks or boxesmisplaced vowels or missing conjuncts instead of Tamil script.

The Vijayanagar and Nayak kings commissioned paintings on the walls of the shrine of temple, some of which are still present. She was also known as ‘Kothai’. Temples in South India. The second work by Andal is the Nachiar Tirumozhia poem of verses.

Thiruvarangam temple is often listed as the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world, the still larger Angkor Wat being the largest existing temple. Aandal to her part also exhibited all the qualities of a good disciple. Vayyathu Vaazhveergal Paasuram 3: One day while being immersed in Krishna Leela, the Lord made sure that Perialwar noticed this daily admiration of Aadal’s reflection in the well.


The temple in Mathurais among the most sacred of Hindu sitesand is revered as the birthplace of Krishna. From that day onwards Aandal was known as “soodi kudutha” Soodi – One who has worn -garland, Kudutha – Given. The temple is constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture. Margazhi month signifies the end of dhaksinayanam the sun changing its course.

Active in the 8th-century, [2] [4] with some suggesting 7th-century, [3] [note 1] Andal is credited with the great Tamil works, Thiruppavai and Nachiar Tirumozhithiruppvaai are still recited by devotees during the winter festival season of Thirupppavai. Therefore, the title means “Sacred Sayings of the Goddess.

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. Thoomani Maadam Paasuram As a child, Aandal would get up at dawn, along with her father Sri Vishuchitthar fondly known as Periazhwar and would pluck flowers to make a garland and enjoy Krishnaleela.

Oh girl, please wake up and worship the Lord who drank milk from the poisoned breast of Putana, a female demonwho killed the demon Sakatasura who came in the form of a cart wheel, who rests on the snake in the milky ocean and who is the seed of the universe, who is worshipped at heart by the ascetics and yogis – whose resounding chants of Hari enter our hearts giving bliss. So, chant 30 Paasurams – each 1 Paasuram for 30 days. Retrieved 20 June