Sri Arulveli Siddhar (20th century) was born in a village in Madurai and lived in Parrys, Mannadi area and hence he was also called as Mannadi Baba. During his period he has done lot of miracles in the life of his devotees and increased their faith on god. He has got rich as well as poor devotees, and he considered everyone as the same, and gave his blessings for those who believe him, and worship him. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, and had done severe meditation on Lord Shiva, and got great powers through that.
He is having a shrine at Parrys, and he has attained Samadhi at Sriperumbudur during the year 1988. He is also having a shrine at his native place in Madurai. Every year people from all parts of Tamil Nadu would visit his Samadhi shrine, especially during festival days,Pournami and Amavasai days at Sriperumbudur, in order to get his blessings. Even now from his Samadhi shrine, for his sincere devotees, he used to blink his eyes and smile at them.
His Samadhi shrine address is:
Sri ArulveliSiddharJeeva Samadhi
Putheripandai Village, Vadamangalam Road, Sriperumbudur – 602105.
Let us worship the great saint and be blessed.
“OM SRI ARULVELI SIDDHARE NAMAHA”
“OM NAMAH SHIVAYA”