Sri Sivan Sar | Sri Siva Periyava

Sri Sivan SAR was born on October 3rd 1904 as younger brother of Sri MahaPeriyava. His birth name was Sadasiva Sastri. Sri SAR attained Siddhi on March 7th 1996. Sri Sivan SAR, also called as Sri Siva Periyava. Similar to his elder brother Sri Chandra sekara saraswathi swamigal, he also performed lot of miracles in […]

Swamy Embaar

Swamy Embaar was born during the year 1026 AD to a pious Iyengar Family, and he is believed to be an aspect of Lord Garuda Bhagavan. Embaar’s birth name was Govinda Bhattar, and he was a relative to Swami Ramanuja. Both of them studied under Guru Yadhava Prakasha at Thiruputkuzhi, situated near Kancheepuram. Since Ramanuja […]

Sri Shiva Bala Siddhar

Sri Shiva Bala Siddhar was the main person towards the formation of the Mailam Murugan Temple, which is situated in Villupuram District. Bala Siddhar in his previous birth was served as one of the Chief Divine Guard of Lord Shiva’s holy abode, the Kailasa. In order to promote Shaivism and in order to spread the […]

Hari Vyasar

Once in Madurai there lived a pious Brahmin who was a great devotee of Lord Hari. His name was Hari Vyasar. He used to chant the Lord’s names and recite his mantras regularly and would visit his temple in his region and offer pujas and perform abhishekhams, and then only will have his daily breakfast. […]

Sri Thiruneer Swamigal (Sri Lingeswara Swamigal)

Sri Thiruneer Swamigal also called as Sri Lingeswara Swamigal (18th Century AD) was a staunch devotee of Lord Shiva, and he served as a spiritual poet under the Court of the then Kings of Kancheepuram, and he has rendered his valuable service in a nice manner. He is considered to be an aspect of the […]

Devaraja Perumal Swamigal | Sri Jananyacharya

Sri Devaraja Perumal Swamigal also called as Sri Jananyacharya (1341 AD –1445 AD) was a great Vaishnava saint, and he was one of the chief propagators of the Sri Vaishnavism Sampradaya. Sri Jananyacharya Swami was under the lineage of Sri Ramanujacharya. He was a scholar in Vedas and Shastras, and he was a staunch devotee […]

Nakeerar (Nakkiranar | Nakkirar | Nakkiranar)

Nakeerar (Nakkiranar, sometimes spelled Nakkirar or Nakkiranar) was a famous Tamil poet who lived before two thousand years. He wrote several Tamil poems. IMPORTANCE Nakeerar was a famous poet and the author of the famous poem known as “TiruMuruka Aatruppadai”, which was written by him in praise of Lord Muruga. He was a great scholar […]

Kambar, Author of Kamba Ramayanam (Ramavataram) in Tamil


Kambar (1180-1250 AD) was a Tamil poet and the author of Kamba Ramayanam. LIFE Kambar was brought up by a farmer in Tamil Nadu. He was honoured by the Great Chola King with the title Kavi Chakravarty. He was a great scholar,and was an expert in Tamil and Sanskrit languages. SPIRITUAL WORKS 1. Kamba Ramayanam […]

Yogaswami | Acharya of Nandinatha Sampradaya’s Kailasa Parampara

Yogaswami (1872–1964) was a Hindu Saint, who was praised by the people of other religions also, for showing his kindness among the people, and for undertaking several social welfare activities. He was the Acharya of the Nandinatha Sampradaya’s Kailasa Parampara. Yogaswami was the disciple of Satguru Chellappaswami, and he has become a saint through his […]

Manikkavacakar (Maanikkavaasagar) | Author of Thiruvempavai

Manikkavacakar, or Maanikkavaasagar was a 9th-century Tamil poet and he has written poems in praise of Lord Shiva which is known as Tiruvasakam. And he has also written Tiruvenbavai. He is said to have lived at Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu. LIFE He worked as a minister to the Pandiyan king and he lived in Madurai. […]

Abhirami Anthadhi | Collection of Poems by Abhirami Pattar for Ma Abhirami Devi

Abhirami Anthadhi is a wonderful collection of poems, which was written and sung by the great divine poet Sri Abhirami Bhattar, in praise of Ma Abhirami, a form of Ma Shakti Devi, who is dwelling in the Thirukkadaiyur Amirtaghatesvarar Sivan Temple, located in Tamil Nadu. The birth name of Abhirami Bhattar was Subramanyam, and he […]

Golden Quotes of Sri Sadasiva Brahmendra

Sri Sadasiva Brahmendra (18th century) was a great saint who lived near Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu. He composed many devotional songs and his birth name was Sivaramakrishna. Sadasiva was born in a Brahmin family at Tiruvisainallur, and he learnt the Vedic education at his village. Since, he was not interested in leading a family life, he […]

Kolaru Pathigam, Collection of Divine Songs on Lord Shiva by Sri Thirugnana Sambandar

Kolaru Pathigam is the collection of divine songs on Lord Shiva, which was written by the great Nayanmar Saint Sri Thirugnana Sambandar. Once as per the request of queen Mangaiyarkarasi who ruled Madurai, Sambandar started his journey from Thiruvadavur to Madurai. Since the day which he started is not considered as an auspicious day, the […]

Vinayaka Songs by Avvaiyar

Avvaiyar also respectfully known as Ma Avvaiyar was a Sangam period Tamil poet and Saint, and she was a great devotee of Lord Shiva. She appears in the pictures in the form of an old saintly lady, and it is believed, that she would have been lived before 2000 years ago, and due to her […]

Shivabrahmam (Parabrahmam, Shivasundaram)

Shivabrahmam, who is also fondly called by his devotees as Parabrahmam, was a great saint, who lived in a village in Tamil Nadu, before two thousand years. His birth name was Shivasundaram. He was a famous astrologer, and wrote lot of spiritual and astrology books, which is still helpful for the people. He was a […]

Guhananda Swamigal

Sri Guhananda Swamigal (20th century AD) was born in a village in Tamil Nadu. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Muruga, and as per the advice of his Guru Vallimalai Sri Sachidananda Swamigal, he began to regularly sing songs on Thirupugazh, which was written by the great Saint Sri Arunagiri Nathar. He maintained good […]

Shivagnana Swamigal

Shivagnana Swamigal, who is also fondly called by his devotees as Shiva, was a great saint, who lived in a village in Tamil Nadu, before few hundred years. He was a famous astrologer, and wrote lot of spiritual and astrology books, which is still helpful for the people. He was a staunch devotee of Lord […]

Thiruvalluvar | Tamil Poet, Philosopher

Thiruvalluvar, commonly known as Valluvar, was a popular Tamil poet. He is best known for writing the great text Thirukkuṛaḷ. LIFE He is believed to have lived in Madurai, and later in the town of Mylapore, and it is believed that he would have lived during 4th century BC. He is believed to have been […]

Arunagirinathar | Tamil saint-poet, Creator of ‘Thiruppugazh’

Arunagirinathar was a great saint, a staunch devotee of Muruga, and a divine poet, who lived during the 15th century in Tamil Nadu. His important spiritual writing was the Tamil poem Thiruppugazh, which was written in praise of Lord Murugan. In Thiruppugazh, his devotion to Lord Murugahas been shown meticulously. Thiruppugazh is one of the […]

Kapilar | Famous Poet of Sangam Period

Kapilar was one of the famous poets during the Sangam period, which is considered to be more than 2000 years ago. He contributed more than 200 poems, and he is believed to have been lived during first century. He lived during the period of Karikala and King Pari. He closely moved with them, and took […]