Nayanmars

Nayanars: Adipattha Nayanar
42. Adipattha Nayanar This saint was a fisherman born in Nulaipadi near Nagapattinam. It was his practice to let go ...
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Nayanars: Aiyadigal Kadavarkon Nayanar
46. Aiyadigal Kadavarkon Nayanar Aiyadigal Kadavarkon Nayanar was a Pallava king who ruled over Kanchi. He infused the spirit of ...
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Nayanars: Amaraneedi Nayanar
7. Amaraneedi Nayanar Amaraneedi Nayanar was a trader in gold, diamonds, silks and cotton goods. He used to import these ...
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Nayanars: Anaya Nayanar
14. Anaya Nayanar Tirumangalam was an important place of pilgrimage in Mazhanad (Trichnopoly District). The Lord Who dwells in this ...
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Nayanars: Appuddi Nayanar
25. Appuddi Nayanar In devotion to the Guru, Appudi Nayanar excelled. He was an ardent Siva Bhakta. He was leading ...
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Nayanars: Arivattaya Nayanar
13. Arivattaya Nayanar There once lived in Kannamangalam in the Chola kingdom a rich Vellala by name Thayanar. He was ...
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Nayanars: Chandesvara Nayanar
20. Chandesvara Nayanar Vichara Sarman (who was later known as Chandesvara Nayanar) was born in Tiruchaijnanallur, which was famous for ...
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Nayanars: Cheraman Perumal Nayanar
37. Cheraman Perumal Nayanar Cheraman Perumal Nayanar was born in Kodunkolur. It was the capital city of Malai Nadu or ...
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Nayanars: Dandi Adigal Nayanar
31. Dandi Adigal Nayanar In Tiruvarur, in the Chola kingdom, there was a pious Bhakta by name Dandi Adigal. He ...
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Nayanars: Enadinatha Nayanar
9. Enadinatha Nayanar Enadinatha Nayanar was a Shanar (toddy tapper). He was born in Eyinanur in Chola Kingdom. It was ...
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Nayanars: Eripatha Nayanar
8. Eripatha Nayanar Eripatha Nayanar was born in Karuvur, one of the main cities of the Chola Kingdom. It was ...
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Nayanars: Eyarkon Kalikama Nayanar
29. Eyarkon Kalikama Nayanar In Tiruperumangalam in Ponni Nadu, there was a Vellala by name Eyarkon Kalikama Nayanar. He belonged ...
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Nayanars: Gananatha Nayanar
38. Gananatha Nayanar Gananathar was a pious Brahmin of Sirkali. He was a great Bhakta of Lord Siva. People admired ...
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Nayanars: Idangazhi Nayanar
55. Idangazhi Nayanar This saint was the king of Velas in Kodumbalur. He was a staunch devotee of Lord Siva ...
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Nayanars: Ilayankudi Mara Nayanar
4. Ilayankudi Mara Nayanar ‘On seeing a devotee of Lord Siva, with the external marks of Vibhuti, Rudraksham, etc., taking ...
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Nayanars: Isaijnaniyar
63. Isaijnaniyar Isaignaniyar is a female poetess who lived in Tirunavalur of Tirumuraipadi. All her ancestors were ardent devotees of ...
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Nayanars: Iyarpahai Nayanar
3. Iyarpahai Nayanar ‘Charity, free from the mean utterance I have none is found only among men of good birth’ ...
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Nayanars: Kalia Nayanar
44. Kalia Nayanar Kalia Nayanar was an oil monger of Tiruvotriyur. His adoration of the Lord, to Whom he was ...
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Nayanars: Kalikamba Nayanar
43. Kalikamba Nayanar This saint was a Vaisya by caste and he lived in Pennagadam in the Chola kingdom. He ...
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Nayanars: Kanampulla Nayanar
47. Kanampulla Nayanar Kanampulla Nayanar was a wealthy man in Irukkuvelur. He was a great Siva Bhakta. He wanted to ...
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Nayanars: Kannappa Nayanar
10. Kannappa Nayanar Nagan was the king of hunters at Uduppur in Pottapi Nadu. His wife was Tattai. They were ...
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Nayanars: Karaikal Ammaiyar
24. Karaikal Ammaiyar Punithavathiar as Karaikal Ammaiyar was called, was born in a Vaisya family. Her father was Danadathan. He ...
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Nayanars: Kari Nayanar
48. Kari Nayanar This ardent devotee of Lord Siva was a native of Tirukadavur. He was a scholar in Tamil ...
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Nayanars: Kazharsinga Nayanar
53. Kazharsinga Nayanar Kazharsinga Nayanar was an ardent devotee of the Lord. He was a Pallava monarch, belonging to the ...
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Nayanars: Kochengat Chola Nayanar
60. Kochengat Chola Nayanar In Chandra Tirtha in the Chola kingdom there was a thick grove. In that grove under ...
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Nayanars: Kootruva Nayanar
39. Kootruva Nayanar This saint was a chieftain of Kalandai. He was extremely devoted to Lord Siva. Daily he would ...
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Nayanars: Kotpuli Nayanar
57. Kotpuli Nayanar This saint was a Vellala by caste. He was the Commander-in-Chief of a Chola king. He was ...
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Nayanars: Kulacchirai Nayanar
22. Kulacchirai Nayanar In devotion to Siva Bhaktas, Kulacchirai Nayanar excelled. He was born in Manamerkudi, in the Pandyan kingdom ...
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Nayanars: Kungiliya Kalaya Nayanar
11. Kungiliya Kalaya Nayanar Kungiliya Kalaya Nayanar was born in Tirukadavur in the Chola kingdom. The Lord of this place ...
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Nayanars: Maiporul Nayanar
5. Maiporul Nayanar Maiporul Nayanar was a pious king. He ruled over the hill tribes of Sethi. He was chivalrous ...
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Nayanars: Manakanchara Nayanar
12. Manakanchara Nayanar Kancharur was a fertile place in the Chola kingdom. The people were all Siva Bhaktas. In this ...
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Nayanars: Mangayarkarasiyar
50. Mangayarkarasiyar Koon Pandyan, the Pandyan king, was ruling in Madura. He was called Koon Pandyan because of his hunchback ...
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Nayanars: Munaiyaduvar Nayanar
52. Munaiyaduvar Nayanar This saint was a Vellala by caste. He belonged to Tiru Nidur in the Chola kingdom. He ...
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Nayanars: Murkha Nayanar
32. Murkha Nayanar This saint was a Vellala by caste and he belonged to Tiruverkat in Thondai Nadu. He was ...
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Nayanars: Muruga Nayanar
16. Muruga Nayanar To do Archana with flowers mentioned in Siva Agamas, to offer flower garlands to the Lord, and ...
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Nayanars: Nami Nandi Adigal
27. Nami Nandi Adigal In Emaperur in the Chola kingdom there lived a Brahmin called Nami Nandi Adigal. Daily he ...
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Nayanars: Narasinga Muniyaraiyar
41. Narasinga Muniyaraiyar This saint was a petty chieftain. He lived in Tiru Munaipadi. He was highly devoted to Lord ...
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Nayanars: Nesa Nayanar
59. Nesa Nayanar This saint was the native of Kampili. He was a weaver. He was highly devoted to the ...
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Nayanars: Ninra Seer Nedumara Nayanar
49. Ninra Seer Nedumara Nayanar Like this:Like Loading... Related ...
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Nayanars: Perumizhalai Kurumba Nayanar
23. Perumizhalai Kurumba Nayanar Guru is God. The same Lord Who is never separate from us, Who is our sustainer ...
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Nayanars: Pugal Chola Nayanar
40. Pugal Chola Nayanar Pugal Chola Nayanar was a king. He was living in Uraiyur in the Chola kingdom. He ...
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Nayanars: Pugazh Tunai Nayanar
56. Pugazh Tunai Nayanar This saint was a pious Adi Saiva of Seruviliputhur. He was an ardent Siva Bhakta. He ...
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Nayanars: Pusalar Nayanar
58. Pusalar Nayanar Pusalar was a Brahmin of Tiru Ninravur in Thondai Mandalam. He excelled in the mental worship of ...
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Nayanars: Rudra Pasupathi Nayanar
17. Rudra Pasupathi Nayanar There are seven Khandas in the Yajur Veda regarded as the Head of the Lord. Sri ...
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Nayanars: Sadaya Nayanar
62. Sadaya Nayanar In Tirunavalur in Tirumuraipadi there lived an Adi Saivite by name Sadayanar. All his ancestors were ardent ...
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Nayanars: Sakkiya Nayanar
34. Sakkiya Nayanar This saint was a Vellala born in Tirucchangamangai. He was totally disgusted with worldly life and wanted ...
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Nayanars: Satti Nayanar
45. Satti Nayanar Satti Nayanar was a Vellala by caste. He was born in Varinjiyur in the Chola kingdom. He ...
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Nayanars: Seruthunai Nayanar
54. Seruthunai Nayanar Like this:Like Loading... Related ...
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Nayanars: Sirappuli Nayanar
35. Sirappuli Nayanar Sirappuli Nayanar was a pious Brahmin. He lived in Tiruvakur in the Chola kingdom. He was an ...
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Nayanars: Siruthonda Nayanar
36. Siruthonda Nayanar In Tiruchenkattangudi in the Chola kingdom, there lived a Siva Bhakta by name Paranjyoti. His was a ...
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Nayanars: Somasira Nayanar
33. Somasira Nayanar Somasira Nayanar was a Brahmin by caste. He lived in Tiruvambur. He was a great devotee of ...
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Nayanars: Sundaramurthi Nayanar
1. Sundaramurthi Nayanar Sundaramurthi Nayanar flourished in the 8th century. He was a great devotee of Lord Siva. He is ...
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Nayanars: Thiru Kurippu Thonda Nayanar
19. Thiru Kurippu Thonda Nayanar Thondamandalam was a prosperous land. Its capital was Kanchipuram. Here, Parvathi worshipped the Lord, according ...
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Nayanars: Thiru Mula Nayanar
30. Thiru Mula Nayanar Tirumula Nayanar was a Saiva Siddha. He was one of the eight students of Tirunandi Devar ...
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Nayanars: Thiru Nalai Povar Nayanar
18. Thiru Nalai Povar Nayanar Nandanar was a Paraiah (untouchable) by caste. He was born in Adanoor in the Chola ...
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Nayanars: Thiru Neelakanta Nayanar
2. Thiru Neelakanta Nayanar In Chidambaram, there once lived an ardent devotee of Lord Siva. He was a potter by ...
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Nayanars: Thiru-Navukkarasar Nayanar
21. Thiru-Navukkarasar Nayanar Appar or Tiru Navukkarasar flourished in the 7th century A. D. He is one of the four ...
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Nayanars: Tiru Jnana Sambandar
28. Tiru Jnana Sambandar In sacred Sirkali (which, according to a legend was the Noah’s Arc during a cosmic dissolution) ...
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Nayanars: Tiru Neelakanta Yazhpanar
61. Tiru Neelakanta Yazhpanar In Tiru Erukattanpuliyur, in the Chola kingdom, there lived an ardent devotee of Lord Siva by ...
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Nayanars: Tiruneelanakka Nayanar
26. Tiruneelanakka Nayanar Tirusattamangai was an important city in the Chola kingdom. It was a place full of spiritual vibrations ...
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Nayanars: Vayilar Nayanar
51. Vayilar Nayanar He was a Vellala by caste. He belonged to Mylapore. He was a Siva Bhakta. He constructed ...
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Nayanars: Viralminda Nayanar
6. Viralminda Nayanar He was a staunch devotee of Lord Siva. Through His grace, he was free from ‘I’-ness and ...
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