This is the story of Lord Shiva’s cosmic dance – The Ananda Tandava and how Lord Shiva came to stay at Chidambaram as Nataraja.
The legend of how the sweet dish ‘kali’ became to be an offering to Lord Nataraja on Ardra Darshan day
Tiruvadhavoor is a village near Madurai. In this village was born to a pious couple, a son, whom we know as Vadhavooran (born in Vadhavoor- hence). Vadhavooran’s father belonged to the saivite temple priest clan. Vadhavooran was a very bright child who mastered various subjects, scriptures of various religions and arts before he was sixteen […]
This is the story of a great Scholar Nambiyandar Nambi who lived in the eleventh century in South India. We owe him a lot for his efforts in tracing what was left of the Tevaram Hymns and preserving them for posterity!
This is my 50th post on this blog and I thank all of you readers for the consistent encouragement which keeps the blog going! This is the story of yet another Nayanar, by name Tirunaalaippovar, who is more popularly known as Nandanar. On the banks of the river Kollidam, in Tamilnadu, there was this […]