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Tatam Tatamtam Tatatam Tatam Tah

Today is Basant Panchami or Vasanta Panchami, the fifth day of the waxing moon of the month of ‘Magha’. In the south it may be easily referred to as the fifth day after the Amavasya in the month of ‘Thai’. This day is said to be the birthday of Maa Saraswathi and is celebrated in […]

The Story Of How Tirugnanasambandar Revived Poompavai

In the present day Mylapore (in Chennai), there lived a merchant by name Shivanesan during the period of Tirugnanasambandar (7th Century AD). Shivanesan was a prosperous merchant who owned ships and traded in gold and precious gems. He was a devotee of Lord Shiva and greatly revered all Shaivite saints, especially  Tirugnanasambandar about whom he […]

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