The work, an important liturgical compilation of the Tamil Alvars , marks the beginning of the canonization of 12 Vaishnava poet saints, and these hymns are still sung extensively today. The works were lost before they were collected and organized in the form of an anthology by Nathamuni. The Divya Prabandham sings the praise of Narayana or Vishnu and his many forms. The Alvars sang these songs at various sacred shrines known as the Divya Desams. Prominent among its 4, verses are the over 1, verses known as the Tiruvaymoli or Thiruvaaymozhi "words of the sacred mouth" , composed by Nammalvar Kaari Maaran, Sadagopan of Alwarthirunagari Temple and which forms the third portion of the overall Divya Prabandham. Nammalvar self-identifies as a lovelorn gopi pining for Krishna.
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Email Address:. The work is the beginning of the canonization of the 12 Vaishnava poet saints, and these hymns are still sung extensively even today. The works were lost before they were collected and organized in the form of an anthology by Nathamuni. The Prabandha sings the praise of Narayana or Vishnu and his many forms. The Alvars sung these songs at various sacred shrines. These shrines are known as the Divya Desams. The Tamil Vaishnavites are also known as Ubhaya Vedanti those that follow both vedas.
In many temples, Srirangam , for example, the chanting of the Divya Prabhandham forms a major part of the daily service. The Tiruvaymoli "words of the sacred mouth" is one of the Divya Prabandham , an important liturgical compilation of the Tamil Alvar Bhaktas , collected in the 9th century by Nammalvar. The author self-identifies as a lovelorn Gopi pining for Krishna. These once thought of being lost were collected and organized in the form of an anthology by Nathamuni.
There is a lot of gap in time between Thirumangai Alvar the last alvar and Nathamuni. In this dark period, nobody knew what happened to the verses. Legend has it that once Nathamuni heard some people reciting the decad of Aaraavamude of Nammaazhvaar at Kumbakonam. Captivated by these paasurams hymns , he wanted to know more about them. One of the verses also mentioned Aayiraththul Ippaththu Tamil : these 10 out of the When Nathamuni enquired about the remaining , the people who sang the 10 did not know anything about the other verses.
But as the song mentioned the name and place of the azhwar Kurugoor Satakopan , Nathamuni proceeded to Thirukurugoor and asked the people there about Swami Nammazhwar 's verses. The people did not know the that Nathamuni wanted, but they told him about 11 pasurams hymns of Madhurakavi Alvar , who was the disciple of Nammazhwar Kanninun Siruthaambu.
They asked him to go to Thiruppuliaazhwar, the place were Nammazhwar lived, and recite these 11 pasurams hymns for times.
Nathamuni did as advised, and pleased with his penance, Nammazhwar granted him not only his pasurams hymns , but the entire pasurams hymns of all the alvars. The following table shows the details of the pasurams hymns. My Dashboard Get Published. Sign in with your eLibrary Card close.
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This article will be permanently flagged as inappropriate and made unaccessible to everyone. Are you certain this article is inappropriate? Email Address:. The work is the beginning of the canonization of the 12 Vaishnava poet saints, and these hymns are still sung extensively even today.