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The imagery used in the following verse is illustrative of this usage:. Though Arunagirinathar presented us with the ideal form of worship, the Thiruppugazh, it underlined the same truth, the Advaita Vedanta, which Adi Sankara postulated.

Though they appeared to tread different path, they all sought to reach the same end; the liberation. It is enough if you be the part of Thiruppugazh culture which kindles the spirit of devotion in your heart and elevates you to the thiruppkgazh of the presence of Muruga within.

The Thiruppugazh makes extensive and deliberate use of the imagery associated with the five landscapes of classical akam poetry. App Support Privacy Policy. Scholars hail Thiruppugazh both as a literary masterpiece and as a work of devotion.

Sri Gurubyo Namaha: Thiruppugazh – Aadhimaga maayi

In another verse, he says: At lyrocs of these, he composed songs in praise of Murugan, which are collected together in the Thiruppugazh. Whereas akam poetry uses the imagery in the context of secular, sensuous lovethe Thiruppugazh uses the same imagery in the context of the longing of the individual for God. His songs not only sparks the flame of devotion in the minds of people but also the light of knowledge in the intellect.

It is enough if you attend a Thiruppugazh satsang. This article needs additional citations for verification. These are the gifts of Muruga. Just as Adi Sankara, Arunagirinathar also embarked on a long pilgrimage and visited temples and met saints. The usage is not, however, straightforward. His disgust at his own conduct led him to attempt suicide by jumping off the temple tower at Thiruvannamalai.

Avar avar ichayil evai evai utranabut that is only the first stage. In the song rendered at Tiruchendur Iyalisayil. He did not find any difference between Hari and Hara. The Thiruppugazh, in contrast, was written in a form of Tamil that was quite different from pure classical Tamil.


How such a devotee would adopt Thiruppugazh as his means of worship? We find glimpses of Advaita philosophy at many places in Thiruppugazh. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

No other works portrayed the glory of the Lord so elegantly and elaborately as done by Arunagiri and therefore only Arunagirinathar’s works have acquired the name, quite appropriately, as “Tiruppugazh”.

Almost all songs end addressing Murugan as Perumala term that traditionally had strong associations with Tamil Vaishnavism. By combining the Tamil hard or soft consonants and long or short vowels in different ways, Arunagirinathar produces hundreds of compound rhythmic words such as, tattataattatanthathaanthathaiyathannathaanathananaetc.


He gave the message that God is not anywhere outside but within. Early mediaeval Tamil religious poems were written in a language and style that followed the pattern of classical Tamil literature. Arunagiri’s poems can be enjoyed for their literary value as well as for their devotional. Arunagirinathar utilises certain repetitive phrases to achieve movement and colour in his poems.

A devotee may not have the skill in music. This page was last edited on 15 Augustat No effort seem to have been made for many years to retrieve them and bring them to light. In secular poetry, the image of bees entering flowers symbolises the clandestine union of lovers, and the backdrop of the hills calls to mind the raw forces of nature. Having been a student of Thiruppugazh for many years, I thought that by the excuse of a book, I can learn more and hence this attempt.

According to Tamil legends, Murugan was the brave warrior who defeated the powerful demon Soorapadmanand was seen as being the epitome of youth, compassion and beauty. Arunagirinathar says in the Thiruppugazh the songs will, by the grace of Murugan, convey the pearls of devotion and wisdom.

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Arunagirinathar too came in the glorious lineage of Gurus with a view to remove the darkness and elevate humanity to the realization of the divinity within. Though Arunagirinathar composed Thiruppugazh, the verses written in manuscript form remained at different sources.

Thiruppugazh is like Kalpaka Vriksha, Karpagamena vinai kadithekum…. We find glimpses of Advaita philosophy in many songs of Arunagirinathar.

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It is rare to have combination of all these qualities in one person. Many others like Pamban Swamigal, Sri T.

Arunagiri was not a born poet nor a devotee but rather started out in a different way of life and transformed himself into an erudite scholar and versatile poet. He showed the way to the life of virtue and righteousness. From being blessed with whatever he thinks best for him, he ultimately gets blessed with what Muruga thinks best for thiruppugzah to liberate him from the morass of repeated life and death.

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Realising the value and importance of these songs, he made thorough search and collected the songs scattered at different places. The anthology is considered one of the ljrics works of medieval Tamil literatureboth for its poetical and musical qualities, and for its religious, moral and philosophical content. We are delighted to have you as a visitor to this website and we pray Lord Muruga to bless you not necessarily with all that your mind wishes but certainly all that your heart, the abode of Muruga, wishes.

Though this website was launched to introduce the book, it continued to survive even when all the books were sold out.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. A devotee may not have the full knowledge of the meaning.

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