Several centuries ago, there lived a Siddhar in Madurai known as Sri Vallabha Siddhar, and he was considered as an incarnation of Lord Shiva. He was an ardent Shiva devotee and contains great spiritual powers. He has healed the people from diseases and spread the bhakti on Lord Shiva among the people.
Once, he has helped a Shiva devotee to sculpt an idol of Lord Shiva through his spiritual powers.He also performed Annadanam to lot of Shiva devotees in the Shiva temples. He was good at meditation and yoga.
He has renovated many ancient Shiva temples through the donations received from his devotees, and formulated regular Puja schemes in the temples, and also asked his devotees to regularly worship Lord Shiva in the temples.
After his death, he has attained SALVATION and reached Kailasa, the holy abode of Lord Shiva. He is having a separate shrine in Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.
Let us worship the great Siddhar and be blessed.
“OM SRI VALLABA SIDDHARE NAMAHA”
“OM NAMAH SHIVAYA”
“OM SAKTHI PARASAKTHI”