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« Reply #330 on: July 05, 2015, 02:28:37 PM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva
in the temple of Tiruk KoLLi Kaadu.  This is in 3.016 of Saiva Canon.

The temple is in Tiruth Thuraip Poondi taluk, Tiruvarur district.  One can go by bus from Tiruth Thuraip Poondi
or Tiruvarur.

Siva - Agneeswarar.

Uma - Panchin Mel AdiyaaL, one who has steps softly like cotton.

Holy tree - Bhilva tree.

Holy tirtham - Kaveri river, Agni tirtham.


நிணம்படு சுடலையின் நீறு பூசிநின்
றிணங்குவர் பேய்களோ டிடுவர் மாநடம்
உணங்கல்வெண் டலைதனில் உண்ப ராயினுங்
குணம்பெரி துடையர்நங் கொள்ளிக் காடரே.


Our Lord in Kollik Kaadu, will be in the company of ghosts, having smeared himself with sacred ash,
will perform the great dance in the cremation ground where there is burning fat. Though He eats His food in a
dried white skull, He possesses exceedingly good qualities

Arunachala Siva.
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Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« Reply #331 on: July 05, 2015, 02:54:30 PM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva
in the temple of Tiru Vijaya Mangai,  This is in 3.017 of Saiva Canon.

The temple is in Kumbakonam taluk, Thanjavur district.  One can go by bus from Kumbakonam or
Thanjavur district.

Arjuna (Vijaya) prayed to Siva here. Hence the name.

Siva - Vijaya Nathar.

Uma - Mangai Nayaki.

Holy tree - ---

Holy tirtham - Arjuna tirtham.


மருவமர் குழலுமை பங்கர் வார்சடை
அரவமர் கொள்கையெம் அடிகள் கோயிலாங்
குரவமர் சுரபுன்னை கோங்கு வேங்கைகள்
விரவிய பொழிலணி விசய மங்கையே.


Vijayamaṅgai which is beautified by gardens having bottle-flower trees, long-leaved two-sepalled gamboge,
common caung and east indian Kino trees which are mixed. Siva who has Uma who tucks in Her tresses of hair.
This southern wood is the temple of our God who likes to keep a cobra on His long matted locks.

Arunachala Siva.









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Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« Reply #332 on: July 06, 2015, 12:55:38 PM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva in the
temple of Tiru Vaigal Maadak Kovil.  This is in 3.018 of Saiva Canon.

The temple is near Aaduthurai railway station in the Kumbakonam - Thanjavur railway line, This is in
Kumbakonam taluk, Thanjavur district.  One can go by bus from Kumbakonam or Thanjavur or alight at Aaduthurai
station and go by taxi.   

The temple is one of the 70 temples built by Koch Changat Chozhan, in the fashion of high raised temple
structure.  This type of temple is called Madak Kovil.

Siva - Vaigal  Nathar.

Uma - Kombiya Kothai.

Holy tree - Shanbaga tree.

Holy tirtham - Shanbaga tirtham.


துளமதி யுடைமறி தோன்று கையினர்
இளமதி யணிசடை எந்தை யாரிடம்
உளமதி யுடையவர் வைக லோங்கிய
வளமதி தடவிய மாடக் கோயிலே.


This is one of the seventy temples built by the Chozha King Chengkannan. Seventy-eight is the number mentioned
Sri Tiru Navukkarasar.  Madak Kovil is a special type of construction, high raised into which elephants cannot enter.
here are two Siva temples in this place; the one which is in the West of the village was built by Chengkannan.

One who has on His hand a young deer which has an idea to jump up, the place of our father who adorns matted locks, with a crescent moon. The high Madak Kovil, which rubs the brilliant moon, in Vaigal,  where people with good heart
and mind live.

Arunachala Siva.
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« Reply #333 on: July 06, 2015, 01:11:36 PM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva
in the temple of Tiru Ambar.  This is in 3.019 of Saiva Canon.

The temple is in Nannilam taluk, Tiruvarur district.  One can go by bus from Nannilam or Tiruvarur.

Siva -Brahma Pureeswarar.

Uma - Poongkuzhal Nayaki. One who has got flower like soft locks of hair.

Holy tree - Punnai tree.

Holy tirtham - Brahma tirtham.

எரிதர அனல்கையில் ஏந்தி எல்லியில்
நரிதிரி கானிடை நட்டம் ஆடுவர்
அரிசிலம் பொருபுனல் அம்பர் மாநகர்க்
குரிசில்செங் கண்ணவன் கோயில் சேர்வரே.


Holding in the hand a fire which is burning, Siva will dance in the cremation-ground where foxes roam about
at night He stays in the temple built by the illustrious chief Chengkannan, in the great city of Ambar where the
water of river Arisil dashes against the banks.

Arunachala Siva.
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« Reply #334 on: July 06, 2015, 01:22:20 PM »
The following verse has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva in the temple of
Tirup Poovanam.  This is in 3.020 of Saiva Canon.

The location of the temple, the names of Siva and Uma, the holy tree, the holy tirtham -- all these details
have been given in the first Padigam on Tirup Poovanam, see elsewhere in this serial post.   


மாதமர் மேனிய னாகி வண்டொடு
போதமர் பொழிலணி பூவ ணத்துறை
வேதனை விரவலர் அரணம் மூன்றெய்த
நாதனை யடிதொழ நன்மை யாகுமே.


Having a body in which the lady goddess, remains on the left, the God who revealed the Vedas dwells
and it is Poovanam, beautified by gardens where the bees settle on the buds about to blossom Prosperity
will increase to those who worship the feet of the master who discharged an arrow on the forts of the enemies.

Arunachala Siva.

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« Reply #335 on: July 06, 2015, 01:49:55 PM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva
in the temple of Tiruk Karukkudi.  This is in 3.021 of Saiva Canon.

The temple is in Kumbakonam taluk, Thanjavur district, near Tippi Rajapuram. One can go by bus from
Kumbakonam or Thanjavur.

Siva - Sarguna Nathar.

Uma - Surumpar Kuzhal ammai. One who has got curly locks of hair.

Holy tree - Bhilva tree.

Holy tirtham - Yama tirtham, Kaveri river

நனவிலுங் கனவிலும் நாளுந் தன்னொளி
நினைவிலும் எனக்குவந் தெய்தும் நின்மலன்
கனைகடல் வையகந் தொழு கருக்குடி
அனலெரி யாடுமெம் மடிகள் காண்மினே.



The immaculate Siva,  who is the cause for his light of spiritual wisdom to appears in my thoughts daily when
I am awake, while dreaming,  and in deep sleep. You know that He is the God who dances with the burning fire
and who is in Karukkudi,  where He is worshipped by the people of this world girt by the roaring ocean.

Arunachala Siva.
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Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« Reply #336 on: July 06, 2015, 01:59:13 PM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar, as General Song.
This is called Panchakshara Padigam, a decade about Panchakshara, the five lettered holy mantra, Na-ma-si-va-ya.

This is in 3.022 of Saiva Canon.

Verse 1:


துஞ்சலுந் துஞ்சலி லாத போழ்தினும்
நெஞ்சக நைந்து நினைமின் நாடொறும்
வஞ்சகம் அற்றடி வாழ்த்த வந்தகூற்
றஞ்சவு தைத்தன அஞ்செ ழுத்துமே.

People of this world! When you are asleep and when you are awake, meditate daily on the Panchaksharam,
your hearts will become tender losing its hardness. When Markandeya, sang benediction on the feet on Siva,
without deception, the Mantram consisting of five letters kicked the god of death, Yama,  who came to take away
his life and he struck with fear.


(As this decade is very important for all Siva devotees, I shall give all the ten verses in the next few posts.

Arunachala Siva.
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« Reply #337 on: July 06, 2015, 02:05:58 PM »
Verse 2 of Panchakshara Padigam: (3.022 of Saiva Canon).

மந்திர நான்மறை யாகி வானவர்
சிந்தையுள் நின்றவர் தம்மை யாள்வன
செந்தழ லோம்பிய செம்மை வேதியர்க்
கந்தியுள் மந்திரம் அஞ்செ ழுத்துமே.

Being the Mantram of the four Vedas, Panchaksharam, includes all the things mentioned in the Vedas, and admits
as proteges the celestial beings, being permanent in their thoughts. the five letters are the Mantram, in the three
parts of the day, morning, noon and evening, for the brahmins who are upright and who maintain three kinds of fire.

Arunachala Siva.
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« Reply #338 on: July 06, 2015, 02:13:31 PM »
Verse 3 of Panchakshara Padigam - (3.022 of Saiva Canon:


ஊனில் உயிர்ப்பை யொடுக்கி யொண்சுடர்
ஞான விளக்கினை யேற்றி நன்புலத்
தேனை வழிதிறந் தேத்து வார்க்கிடர்
ஆன கெடுப்பன அஞ்செ ழுத்துமே.

Restraining the breath within the body. lighting the lamp of knowledge of divine wisdom which has a bright flame
opening the other path of the good knowledge, the five letters destroy the sufferings of those who praise Siva
with this Mantram.

Arunachala Siva. .

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« Reply #339 on: July 07, 2015, 09:46:58 AM »
Verse 4 of Panchakshara Padigam - (3.022 of Saiva Canon.)


நல்லவர் தீயரெ னாது நச்சினர்
செல்லல் கெடச்சிவ முத்தி காட்டுவ
கொல்லந மன்தமர் கொண்டு போமிடத்
தல்லல்கெ டுப்பன அஞ்செ ழுத்துமே.


It (Panchaksharam), shows the path to salvation which is auspicious after destroying the afflictions of those
who chant with desire, without any distinction whether they are good people or bad people. The five letters
destroy the sufferings when the messengers of the god of death carry you to torture you .

Arunachala Siva.
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« Reply #340 on: July 07, 2015, 09:51:26 AM »
Verse 5 of Panchakashara Padigam, (3.022) of Saiva Canon.


கொங்கலர் வன்மதன் வாளி யைந்தகத்
தங்குள பூதமும் அஞ்ச ஐம்பொழில்
தங்கர வின்படம் அஞ்சுந் தம்முடை
அங்கையில் ஐவிரல் அஞ்செ ழுத்துமே.


The arrows of the strong Manmathan,  which have fragrance spreading, are five in number  The elements which
are inside one self are five in number.  The divine gardens in heaven are five. The hoods of the cobras which stay
in Siva`s body are five. There are five fingers in the beautiful hands of those who recite Mantrams. Just like those,
the Mantram of Siva consists of five letters.

Arunachala Siva.
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« Reply #341 on: July 07, 2015, 09:55:55 AM »
Verse 6 of Panchakshara Padigam (3.022 of Saiva Canon.)



தும்மல் இருமல் தொடர்ந்த போழ்தினும்
வெம்மை நரகம் விளைந்த போழ்தினும்
இம்மை வினையடர்த் தெய்தும் போழ்தினும்
அம்மையி னுந்துணை அஞ்செ ழுத்துமே.


At times when one sneezes and coughs, following each other, when we have to experience cruel suffering of
the hell, when the karma fruits reach us attacking us in this birth, the Mantram of five letter is of help to us in
the next birth as a result of having chanted that Mantram without ceasing.

Arunachala Siva.
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Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« Reply #342 on: July 07, 2015, 09:59:45 AM »
Verse 7 of Panchakshara Padigam, 3.022 of Saiva Canon.



வீடு பிறப்பை அறுத்து மெச்சினர்
பீடை கெடுப்பன பின்னை நாள்தொறும்
மாடு கொடுப்பன மன்னு மாநடம்
ஆடிஉ கப்பன அஞ்செ ழுத்துமே.


It destroys the misery of those who desire salvation getting rid of birth, will give wealth daily. The
Mantram consisting of five letters is desired by Siva who performs the great dance which is permanent.

Arunachala Siva.

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« Reply #343 on: July 07, 2015, 10:04:29 AM »
Verse 8 of Panchakshara Padigam, 3.022 of Saiva Canon. 


வண்டம ரோதி மடந்தை பேணின
பண்டை யிராவணன் பாடி உய்ந்தன
தொண்டர்கள் கொண்டு துதித்த பின்னவர்க்
கண்டம் அளிப்பன அஞ்செ ழுத்துமே.



The Mantram, consisting of five letters, was cherished with love by the lady who has tresses of hair on which bees
settle. The letters were the cause of Ravanan singing them and saving himself, in the past. Namasivaya Padigam.  grants rule over the many universes if the devotees recite them as their duty and praise Siva.

Arunachala Siva.
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« Reply #344 on: July 08, 2015, 10:18:25 AM »
Verse 9 of Panchakshara Padigam - (3.022 of Saiva Canon).


கார்வணன் நான்முகன் காணு தற்கொணாச்
சீர்வணச் சேவடி செவ்வி நாள்தொறும்
பேர்வணம் பேசிப் பிதற்றும் பித்தர்கட்
கார்வணம் ஆவன அஞ்செ ழுத்துமே.



The five letters, Panchaksharam, to those devotees who praise many a time daily uttering the name of Siva
with this, and nature of the red feet which have the fame of not being seen by Mahavishnu who has color of the
sable cloud and Brahma,  of four faces, have the nature of enjoying them endlessly.

Arunachala Siva.
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