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Story of Meiporul Nayanar

This is the story of Meiporul Nayanar who saw Shiva in all his devotees. Read on to know of his extreme devotion…

The story of Kanakadhara Stotram

This is my tribute to Guru Adi Shankara on his birth anniversary today.

Bhadrachala Ramadasu

This is the story of a devotee of Sri Rama. Read on to find out how Sri Rama repaid the money owed by his devotee…

Narahari Sonar – The saint-poet

This is the story of the transformation of Narahari Sonar, a goldsmith to Sant Narahari, the saint. Read on to find out how the transformation took place…

Tiruvadirai Kali – An interesting legend

The legend of how the sweet dish ‘kali’ became to be an offering to Lord Nataraja on Ardra Darshan day

Purandaradasa- Sangeeta Pitamaha

Dear Readers, it’s been over a month since my last story. Here I am once again, and this time I am going to narrate the story of Saint Purandaradasa. Before we go to the story, let us see some historical facts. This saint lived in the period 1480 AD (or 84) to 1564 AD. He […]

Lord Nataraja at Konerirajapuram- The tallest Swayambu Murti.

In this New Year, “Arudra Darisanam”, the festival commemorating Lord Shiva’s incarnation as Lord Nataraja, falls on Jan 2nd,2018 and I thought it befitting to bring to you a lesser known legend of Lord Nataraja who resides in an equally lesser known place by name Konerirajapuram. Konerirajapuram is a village in the Nagapattinam district of […]

How Krishna came to stay at Udupi

Udupi is a town on the west coast of India and is situated in the state of Karnataka. Udupi is associated with Lord Krishna just as Puri is identified with Lord Jagannath or Mount Kailash with Lord Shiva. But it is interesting to note that Krishna has been residing here from the thirteenth century. Before […]

Kaduveli Siddhar of Irumbai

Irumbai Maakaalam is a quaint village enroute Tindivanam (in Tamilnadu) from Pondicherry and the village houses an ancient temple of Lord Shiva by name Mahakaleshwar (or Maakaleshwar). The deity with the same name is in Ujjain in the North of India and in another temple near Kumbakonam also. This temple structure at Irumbai is said […]

One Hundred Hymns – The Story Of Abirami Pattar

My dear readers, this is the hundredth story in this blog of mine. I thank all of you who have been following all the stories encouraging me with your comments. I look forward to your continued patronage and the constructive comments. For the hundredth story, I wanted a story which had some connection with the […]

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