Thirukachi Nambigal

Thirukachi Nambigal is a great devotee of Sree Varadaraja Perumal at Kancheepuram. He was born at Poonamallee. He was also a friend and a guru to Sri Ramanuja. He has lived 1000 years ago. It is believed that he will used to converse with Lord Varadaraja about divine matters as a regular practice. Every year, his birth day will be celebrated at the Poonamallee SRITHIRUKACHI NAMABIGAL VARADARAJA PERUMAL temple with much delight and persuasion.

He will used to do various services to Kanchi Sri VaradarajaPerumal on a daily basis, like plucking flowers for the temple puja, bringing fruits and milk for doing abhishekham to Lord Perumal. Through that, he got the grace of Lord Varadaraja and got the opportunity of conversing with the Lord.When he was sick,the Lord himself had approached him to his place in order to perform his duties to him.

As per the divine instructions of the Lord Varadaraja Swamigal, Nambhigal worked for Thirukostiyur Nambi for some time as a Cart man. Since it is believed during that period, that only by serving to the god’s ardent devotees, one can attain MOKSHA.

Arulmigu Sri Thirukkachchi Nambigal and Varadaraja Perumal Koil is situated in Poonamalle, and it is dedicated to Sri Thirukachi Nambigal, since it is the birth place for him. The temple is an ancient one, and it is more than 1000 years old.

The main deities are Ranganathan of Srirangam, Venkateswara of Tirupati and Varadaraja Perumal of Kancheepuram. Thayar is Pushpavalli.

IMPORTANCE

He was an ardent devotee of the Lord Varadaraja, and he cleared the problems of the people, and also relieved them from their physical and mental problems. He has asked them to chant the Narayana mantra,”OM NAMO NARAYANAYA NAMAHA” in order to get relieved from the sins and also to attain MOKSHA. He was a very kind, pious and a humble saint, who guided Sri Ramanuja and cleared his doubts with regard to devotional matters. He also guided the common people to devote them to the spiritual path and to worship Lord Narayana regularly, in order to get all the prosperity in their life.

He is regarded as a great saint by the vaishnavites, and they are worshipping him with much love and devotion in their mind. By worshipping him we will get peace of mind, free from sins, diseases, mental problems, and unwanted, evil and suicidal thoughts will be erased from our mind.

Let us praise his glory and be blessed.

“OM SREE THIRUKACHI NAMBIGALE NAMAHA”
“OM SREE RAMANUJAYA NAMAHA”
“OM NAMO NARAYANAYA NAMAHA”
WRITTEN BY
R.HARISHANKAR

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