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« Reply #345 on: July 08, 2015, 10:22:37 AM »
Verse 10 of Panchakshara Padigam, 3.022 of Saiva Canon.


புத்தர் சமண்கழுக் கையர் பொய்கொளாச்
சித்தத் தவர்கள் தெளிந்து தேறின
வித்தக நீறணி வார்வி னைப்பகைக்
கத்திரம் ஆவன அஞ்செ ழுத்துமே.



Those who do not accept the false doctrines of Buddhists and Jainas, who held in their hands stake for impaling,
for who were very clear in their minds, these are weapons to beat with, the enemies of acts of those who adorn
their bodies with sacred ash which is capable of destroying all sins .

Arunachala Siva.
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Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« Reply #346 on: July 08, 2015, 10:28:26 AM »
Verse 11 of Panchakshara Padigam, 3.022 of Saiva Canon.


நற்றமிழ் ஞானசம் பந்தன் நான்மறை
கற்றவன் காழியர் மன்னன் உன்னிய
அற்றமில் மாலையீ ரைந்தும் அஞ்செழுத்
துற்றன வல்லவர் உம்ப ராவரே.


Jnana Sambandhan, who had knowledge of refined Tamizh, who learnt the four Vedas, and the chief of the inhabitants
of Sirkazhi, has composed these ten verses and those who are capable of reciting the harmless garlands which
contain the greatness of the Mantras of five letters on which he meditated and sang, will become celestial beings
after their lives on this earth.

Panchakshara Padigam - concluded.

Arunachala Siva.

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« Reply #347 on: July 08, 2015, 10:37:22 AM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva in
the temple of TiruviR Kolam. This is in 3.023 of Saiva Canon.

The temple is in Tiruvallur taluk, of Tiruvallur district. One can go by bus from Tiruvallur or Chennai.

Siva - Tripuraanthagar, one who has burnt Tripura.

Uma - Tripuaanthaka Nayaki. 
 
Holy tree -Bhilva tree .

Holy tirtham - Koovam river, (the present day Cooum canal starts from this river)


உருவினார் உமையொடும் ஒன்றி நின்றதோர்
திருவினான் வளர்சடைத் திங்கள் கங்கையான்
வெருவிவா னவர்தொழ வெகுண்டு நோக்கிய
செருவினான் உறைவிடந் திருவிற் கோலமே.


Siva,  has the brilliance of being united with Uma who is full of beauty.  He has on His growing matted locks,
a crescent moon  and the river, Ganga.   TiruviRkolam is the dwelling place of Siva who gazed in the battle with
anger, when the devas worshipped Him being afraid of the demons, in the three cities.

Arunachala Siva.
 
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« Reply #348 on: July 08, 2015, 10:49:00 AM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva
in the temple of Tiruk Kazhumalam. Tiruk Kazhumalam is another name for Sirkazhi.  This is in 3.024 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 Sirkazhi, see elsewhere in this serial post. 


மண்ணின்நல் லவண்ணம் வாழலாம் வைகலும்
எண்ணின்நல் லகதிக்கி யாதுமோர் குறைவிலைக்
கண்ணின்நல் லஃதுறுங் கழுமல வளநகர்ப்
பெண்ணின்நல் லாளொடும் பெருந்தகை யிருந்ததே.


One can lead a virtuous life in this world, daily if we think about it, nothing will be wanting for the final beatitude.
All things pleasing to the eyes will come to us of their own accord. If one prays to the the noble-natured god,
who was seated along with the eminent lady in the fertile city of Kazhumalam, well.

Arunachala Siva.





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« Reply #349 on: July 08, 2015, 11:35:19 AM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva
in the temple of Tirunthu Devan Kudi.  This is in 3.025 of Saiva Canon.   

The temple is in Kumbakonam taluk, Kumbakonam district.  One can get down at the railway station of
Tiruvidai Marudhur and also go to this temple. There is no place by name by Tirunthu Devan Kudi.
One can go by bus from Kumbakonam or Tiruvidai Marudhur. The place is called Nandaan Kovil.
(Nandu - Crab or Cancer.)

A crab is said to have worshipped Siva here.

Siva - Karkateswarar.

Uma - Arumarundhu Nayaki, one who is a rare medicine for devotees.

Holy tree -  Aliya Nangai tree.

Holy tirtrham - Agili tirtham.


மருந்துவேண் டில்லிவை மந்திரங் கள்ளிவை
புரிந்துகேட் கப்படும் புண்ணியங் கள்ளிவை
திருந்துதே வன்குடித் தேவர்தே வெய்திய
அருந்தவத் தோர்தொழும் அடிகள்வே டங்களே.


The forms of the God who is worshipped by sages who performed severs penance, and which are taken by them,
as superior to other gods, is in Tirundhu Devan Kudi. He is the medicine if one desires it.
These are Mantras, :  Holy ash, Rudrakasham, and matted locks, coiled into the crown.
His are the virtuous acts which should be heard with eagerness.

Arunachala Siva.


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Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« Reply #350 on: July 09, 2015, 10:41:31 AM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva
in the temple of Tiruk Kaanapper.  This is in 3.026 of Saiva Canon. 

This is in Kalaiyar Kovil taluk, Sivaganga district.  One can reach the temple by bus from Tiriuchirapalli,
Sivaganga or Manamadurai. 

Siva - Kalai Iswarar, one came as a bull.

Uma- Swarna Valli.

Holy tree - Bhilva tree.

Holy tirtham - Yaanai madu, a deep pond called Yanai (Elephant) Pond.   

Sundaramurthi had a dream when Siva came as a Bull and asked the saint to come to Tiruk Kanapper.


பிடியெலாம் பின்செலப் பெருங்கைமா மலர்தழீஇ
விடியலே தடமூழ்கி விதியினால் வழிபடுங்
கடியுலாம் பூம்பொழிற் கானப்பேர் அண்ணல்நின்
அடியலால் அடைசரண் உடையரோ அடியரே.


when all the female elephants were following the male elephant which has a big trunk holding flowers,
the god in Kanapper, which has verdant gardens where fragrance is moving, whom the devotees worship
according to prescribed rules, bathing in the tank at day-break! Do your votaries have any other refuge which
they can approach, except your feet?


Arunachala Siva.
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« Reply #351 on: July 09, 2015, 10:58:43 AM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva
in the temple of Tiruch Chakkara Palli.  This is in 3.027 of Saiva Canon.

The temple is in Kumbakonam taluk, Thanjavur district.  One can go by bus from Kumbakonam or
Thanjavur. Or if one goes by train in the route of Kumbakonam and Thanjavur, one has to get down
in Ayyampettai station and walk a distance of 1 km.

Siva - Chakra Vaaheswarar, one who had chakra to be given to Mahavishnu.

It is said that Mahavishnu prayed to Siva and obtained disc, chakra weapon from Him. 


Uma - Deva Nayaki.

Holy tree - Bhilva tree.

Holy tirtham  -  Kaka (crow) tirtham, a tank. 

படையினார் வெண்மழுப் பாய்புலித் தோலரை
உடையினார் உமையொரு கூறனார் ஊர்வதோர்
விடையினார் வெண்பொடிப் பூசியார் விரிபுனல்
சடையினார் உறைவிடஞ் சக்கரப் பள்ளியே.

Siva has a weapon of a white battle-axe wears on the waist the skin of a tiger, capable of pouncing on its prey.
He has Uma as one half. He has a bull on which He rides. He has smeared Himself with the white holy ash.
He has on His matted locks, Ganga spreading water. His dwelling place is Chakkarap Palli.

Arunachala Siva.








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« Reply #352 on: July 09, 2015, 11:11:15 AM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva
in the temple of Tiru Mazhapaadi.  This is in 3.028 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 Tiru Mazhapaadi -- see elsewhere in this serial post.


காலையார் வண்டினங் கிண்டிய காருறுஞ்
சோலையார் பைங்கிளி சொற்பொருள் பயிலவே
வேலையார் விடமணி வேதியன் விரும்பிடம்
மாலையார் மதிதவழ் மாமழ பாடியே.


The parrots which live in the gardens on which clouds settle and in which the swarms of bees which hum the
tune of Marutham, ( a seasaon), penetrate into the flowers, practice words and their meanings in the place
in which the Brahmin among Gods, Siva, who adorns His neck with the poison that rose in the ocean.
This is the great Maha Paadi, on whose mansions the moon which rises in the evening seems to crawl.

Arunachala Siva.





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« Reply #353 on: July 09, 2015, 12:33:51 PM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva on
the temple of Tiruk Kaattup Palli  (West).  This is in 3.029 of Saiva Canon.

This temple is in Thanjavur district.  One can reach the temple by bus from Thanjavur.  Or one can go up
to Bhoothalur in the Thanjavur - Tiruchirappalli rail route and go from Bhoothalur by auto rickshaw or taxi
or by bus.

Siva - Theeyadi appar, one who dances with fire on hand.

Uma - Vaarkonda Vanamulai Ammai, one who has breasts tightly held by blouse.

Holy tree - VaNNi tree.

Holy tirtham - Kaveri river, Kudamurutti, a branch of Kaveri and Soorya tirtham.


வாருமன் னும்முலை மங்கையோர் பங்கினன்
ஊருமன் னும்பலி யுண்பதும் வெண்டலை
காருமன் னும்பொழில் சூழ்ந்தகாட் டுப்பள்ளி
நீருமன் னுஞ்சடை நிமலர்தந் நீர்மையே.


Siva has on His one half the young lady on whose breasts a blouse is worn always. He eats the alms received in
villages in the white skull.  This is the nature of the spotless Siva on whose matted locks, water (Ganga), stays
and who is in Kaattup Palli, surrounded by gardens on which clouds stay.

Arunachala Siva.
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« Reply #354 on: July 09, 2015, 12:44:57 PM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva
in the temple of Tiru Aradhaip Perumpaazhi.  This is in 3.030 of Saiva Canon.

The temple is in Kumbakonam taluk, Thanjavur district.  It is on the Thanjavur - Nagore loop route.
One can go by bus from Kumbakonam or Thanjavur or go by train and get down at Kovil Venni station
and then go by auto rickshaw or taxi or by bus.

The place and the temple is also called Haridwara Mangalam nowadays.


There is a Padigam, in which Jnana Sambandhar says that it is here that Siva broke the horn of Mahavishnu
who came as a Varaha (in one of His avatars) and wore it on His head.

Siva - Paathala Iswarar.

Uma - Alankara Valli.

Holy tree - VaNNi tree.

Holy tirtham - Brahma tirtham.

பைத்தபாம் போடரைக் கோவணம் பாய்புலி
மொய்த்தபேய் கண்முழக் கம்முது காட்டிடை
நித்தமா கந்நட மாடிவெண் ணீறணி
பித்தர்கோ யில்லர தைப்பெரும் பாழியே.



Wearing in the waist a cobra with wide spread hood, as loin-cloth and the skin of a pouncing tiger, He is dancing
daily in the old cremation ground while the ghosts which crowd round, play on instruments in a high pitch.
Aradhaip Perumpaazhi  is the temple of Siva, who adorns himself with white sacred ash.

Arunachala Siva.

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« Reply #355 on: July 09, 2015, 01:02:47 PM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva
ion the temple of Tiru Mahendra Palli. This is in 3.031 of Saiva Canon.

The temple is in Sirkazhi taluk, Nagappttinam district. One can go by bus from Sirkazhi or Nagappattinam or
even from Thanjavur. Or one can go by train in the Thanjavur - Mayliaduthurai route, get down at Kollidam
station and from their go by auto rickshaw or taxi, via Aachaal Puram. 

Siva - Thiru meni Nathar.

Uma - Vadivambika.

Holy tree - Bhilva tree.

Holy tirtham - Brahma tirtham.

திரைதரு பவளமுஞ் சீர்திகழ் வயிரமுங்
கரைதரும் அகிலொடு கனவளை புகுதரும்
வரைவிலால் எயிலெய்த மயேந்திரப் பள்ளியுள்
அரவரை அழகனை அடியிணை பணிமினே.


The beautiful Lord in Mahendrap Palli where the coral that is brought by the waves, the precious diamond, the
heavy chanks, the Akil (a fragrant wood)  that is washed ashore, enter. The beautiful Lord has discharged an
arrow from the bow which was made of a mountain. You bow to the feet of the beautiful Lord who has tied a
serpent round his waist.

Arunachala Siva.
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« Reply #356 on: July 09, 2015, 01:22:46 PM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva in the
temple of Tiru Edagam.  This is in 3.032 of Saiva Canon. 

The temple is in Vadipatti taluk, Madurai district. One can go by bus from Madurai. Or one can go by train
in Tiruchirappalli - Madurai rail route and get down at Chozhavandhaan station and then go by auto rickshaw
or by taxi.

This is the place where Jnana Sambandhar had debate of water (punal vaadham). with Jains. He placed the
palm leaf containing his verse on the Vaigai river and the palm leaf stood against the tides and reached
the shore. The palm leaf of Jains containing their mantra, when placed on the water, drowned.

Siva - Edaga Nathar, (Edu = palm leaf).

Uma - Elavar kuzhali.

Holy tree - Bhilva tree.

Holy tirtham -  Vaigai river.
   

வன்னியும் மத்தமும் மதிபொதி சடையினன்
பொன்னியல் திருவடி புதுமல ரவைகொடு
மன்னிய மறையவர் வழிபட அடியவர்
இன்னிசை பாடலர் ஏடகத் தொருவனே.


Siva has matted locks,  in which leaves of Indan mesquit, unmaththam flowers and a crescent moon are concealed.
The permanent residents of Edagam, Brahmins, worship the holy feet Siva, which are valuable as gold, with fresh
flowers. The unequalled God is in Edagam. where the votaries sing songs with sweet music.

Arunachala Siva.,
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Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« Reply #357 on: July 10, 2015, 09:55:54 AM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva in
the temple of Tiru Usaathaanam. This is in 3..033 of Saiva Canon.

This temple is in Tiruthurai Poondi taluk, Truvarur district. One can go by bus from Tiruvarur, Mannargudi,
Vedaranyam, and Thanjavur, Pattukottai, and Tiruthuraipoondi. 
   

Siva - Mantra Pureeswarar.

Uma - Periya Nayaki.

Holy tree - Mango tree.

Holy tirtham - Hanuman tirtham, Gauthama tirtham, Markandeya tirtham. all tanks. 



நீரிடைத் துயின்றவன் தம்பிநீள் சாம்புவான்
பேருடைச் சுக்கிரீ வன்னநு மன்றொழக்
காருடை நஞ்சுண்டு காத்தருள் செய்தஎம்
சீருடைச் சேடர்வாழ் திருவுசாத் தானமே.


You have been worshipped by Rama, who is an incarnation of Mahavishnu, who slept in the ocean of milk, His brother,
Lakshmana, Jambavan,  who has a long span of life, Sugrivan, always engaged in battle, an Hanuman.
Tiru Usaathaanam,  is the place where the great God of fame, who bestowed His grace by saving the celestial beings,
by consuming the poison of black color resides.

Arunachala Siva.
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Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« Reply #358 on: July 10, 2015, 10:08:34 AM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva,
in the temple of Tiru mudhukunram, (Vriddhachalam). This is in 3.034 of Saiva Canon.

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



வண்ணமா மலர்கொடு வானவர் வழிபட
அண்ணலார் ஆயிழை யாளொடும் அமர்விடம்
விண்ணின்மா மழைபொழிந் திழியவெள் ளருவிசேர்
திண்ணிலார் புறவணி திருமுது குன்றமே.



The celestial beings worship the Lord with big flowers of colors. This is the place where Siva dwells with desire with
the lady who wears choice ornaments. This is Tiru Mudhukunram, which is made beautiful by the forest region in
the hard earth, which has white streams descending as the clouds rain from the sky.


Arunachala Siva.
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Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« Reply #359 on: July 10, 2015, 10:13:42 AM »
The following verse and the Padigam has been composed and sung by Tiru Jnana Sambandhar on Siva,
in the temple of Tiru Thenkudi Thittai.  This is in 3.035 of Saiva Canon.

The temple is located in Thanjavur District.  This is called Thittai nowadays. One can go by bus from
Thanjavur or get down at Thittai railway station, on the Thanjavur - Kumbakonam rail route and walk
to the temple.

Siva  - Pasupatheeswarar.

Uma - Ulaga Nayaki.

Holy tree - Bhilva tree.

Holy tirtham - Pasu tirtham.   


முன்னைநான் மறையவை முறைமுறை குறையொடுந்
தன்னதாள் தொழுதெழ நின்றவன் தன்னிடம்
மன்னுமா காவிரி வந்தடி வருடநற்
செந்நெலார் வளவயல் தென்குடித் திட்டையே.

The place of Siva, who was there for the old Vedas to worship His feet in an order, with their requests, is Then
kudi Thittai,  which has fertile fields where the superior roots of paddy crops are rubbed by the waves of the great
Kaveri river which has perennial water.


Arunachala Siva.
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