End Of Thiruvempavai Nolumbu Festival Part 1 -2 08-01-2012 @ London Sivan Temple

Part 1

Part 2

Translated by P. R. Ramachander

The ancient Tamil Nadu saw two important Bhakthi movements , which most probably preceded the philosophical movements of Adi Sankara and Saint Ramanuja. The sentinels(sages) of Bhakthi movement worshipping Lord Shiva were called Nayanmars and those worshipping Lord Vishnu were called Azhwars. History records the story of 63 Nayanmars and their story is chronicled in a book called “Periya puranam(Big epic)” written by Chekizhar who was an eminent poet of those times. …Please click to read more