Shri Mayandi Swamigal was born in the year 1858 in a village at Madurai into a holy Hindu family. Even from his childhood he showed his divine powers like safeguarding his friends from snakes and saving the people from fire accidents, and also performed Puja to Lord Shiva.
Mayandi Swamigal finished his basic education, and learnt the life history of the siddha saints and frequently done meditation on Lord Shiva, and through that he has got great spiritual powers. He was a regular visitor of Madurai Meenakshi Temple, and once he has got the divine darshan of Mata Meenakshi at the Temple.
He was an ardent disciple of Sri Ramalinga Swami and learnt the basics of spirituality. He has undergone holy pilgrimages and worshipped the divine deities in the temples.He also sold his belongings and provided food to the saints at Rameswaram. He was not interested in earning wealth, but very much interested in doing goodness to others. He was such a simple and a kind-hearted saint, who cannot be forgotten by us, through his noble acts and good behaviour.
He attained Samadhi in the year 1930.
The address of his Samadhi shrine is given below:
“Soottukkole Ramalinga Vilasam”
ThirukoodalMalai, near police station
Thiruparankundram, Madurai – 625 005.
Let us worship the great saint and be blessed.
“OM SRI MAYANDI SWAMIGALE NAMAHA”
“OM NAMAH SHIVAYA”
“OM SAKTHI PARASAKTHI”