In order to make ordinary humans realise the mercy of the Lord, Bhumi devi made a descent & assumed the avatar. According to the hindu Almanac the exact . Stream Sri Andal Thiruppavai free online. Thiruppavai – 30 Divine songs on Lord Naraya by Sri Andal. It is a continuing tradition in the Tamil Month of Margazhi. Andal’s divine composition, known as Thiruppavai, is recited by Vaishnavites all over the world, during this holy month (Margazhi, in Tamil, Margashirsham.

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For all 30 days of Margazhi month, daily 1 Paasuram should be sung and each Paasuram explains the greatness of Sriman Narayanan. From that day onwards Aandal was known as “soodi kudutha” Soodi – One who has worn -garland, Kudutha – Given. Kodhai 7th or 8th century CE [1] [2] [3] Srivilliputhur.

Andal – Wikipedia

All the Paasurams are easy to learn. This vow is not regulated by the vedas or shastras and since it has been casaded down by our ancestors we are continuining to observe it even today. Aazhi Mazhai Kanna Paasuram 5: Andal has sung in praise of eleven holy sites: The temple is enshrined within a granite wall and the complex contains all the shrines and the water tanks of the temple.

He and his wife named the child as Kothai, who grew up as a devotee of Kannanan avatar of Perumal. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Thiru Venkateswaraan incarnation of Vishnuwho is believed to have appeared here to save mankind from trials and troubles of Kali Yuga.



Andal is one of the best-loved poet-saints of the Tamils. Retrieved 19 September Aandal in turn would place the garland that she had worn in the basket for Perialwar to take it to adorn the Lord.

The second work by Andal is the Nachiar Tirumozhia poem of verses. Transformations in Indian History. Retrieved 10 July Archived from the original on 18 November Let us take a dip for the sake of our vow and sing the glories of the Lord, who assumed a gigantic size and scaled the three worlds.

The birds are up and chirping and did you Aandal’s female companions not hear the sound from the great white conch emanating from the temple where the Lord of the king of birds Garuda resides? She is believed to have worn the garland before dedicating it to the presiding deity of the temple.

Sri Andal -Thiruppavai

Lord of wondrous deeds, prince of Mathura, abiding in the banks of the pure Yamuna river, the sacred light that took birth in the shepherd’s community, who by your very birth glorified the womb of mother Yasoda, thiguppavai belly was tied with a string damodara. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat The temple is believed to have been built by the Cholaswith later additions from the Thanjavur Nayaks. As a child, Aandal would get up at dawn, along with her father Sri Vishuchitthar fondly known as Periazhwar and would pluck flowers to make a garland and enjoy Krishnaleela.

Amuktamalyada translates to one who wears and gives away garlandsand describes the story of Andal or Goda Devi, the daughter of Periyalvar.

She would bend and look at her reflection in the well and admire her match in marrying the Lord. Retrieved 19 February One day while being immersed in Krishna Leela, the Lord made sure that Perialwar noticed this daily admiration of Aadal’s tiruppavai in the well. Active in the 8th-century, [2] [4] with some suggesting 7th-century, [3] [note 1] Andal is credited with the great Tamil works, Thiruppavai and Nachiar Tirumozhiwhich are still recited by devotees during the winter festival season of Margazhi.


In tamil, Kothai literally means one who has curly hair and ‘Godha’ in Sanskrit means one who is dear to the Lord. Retrieved 13 September It is believed Vishnu appeared in his dream and asked him to dedicate the garland worn by Andal to him daily, a practice followed unto the modern day.

திருப்பாவை – 30 பாடல்கள்-பாடியவர்: எம்.எல். வசந்தகுமாரி

Coax the world-measurer to thiuppavai my waist, to encircle the twin globes of my breasts. Krishnadevaraya of the Vijayanagar Dynasty composed the epic poem Amuktamalyada in Teluguwhich is considered as a masterpiece.

ThirupPaavai Paasuram Paasuram 1: Let us abstain from doing things that have been forbidden by shastras and not speak ill about others.

Retrieved 22 July It is possible and only if we have total faith on the Lord. The Embodiment of Bhakti. The body of God: According to traditions, the original deity was installed by Bajranabhwho was great-grandson of Krishna.

Kutthu Vilakku Paasuram As days passed, The Lord too revealed His form when Aandal used to admire her reflection in the well.