Friday, December 8, 2017

Aadhikesava Perumal Temple, Mylapore – Literary Mention

Aadhikesava Perumal Temple, Mylapore – Literary Mention
Thirumazhisai Alwar sung this Kshetram as "Neelotham Vandhalaikkum Maamayilai, Thirumangai Alwar sung this Kshetram as "Oppavarilla Madhargai Vazhum Madamamylai Thenamar Solai Madamamylai Thennan Thodayar Kon Seitha Nan Mylai”. Sri Thirumazhisai Alwar in his first Tiruvallikeni Pasuram has sung Mylai Kesavan as "purameri seitha sivanuru thuyar kalai thevai". Kesavan is supposed to have resolved the sin (Sapam) of Sri Kapali as described in Garuda Purana.
In the Second Pasuram "Vedathai vedathin suvai payanai vizhungum Thirumangai Alwar Kuvalayathor thozuthethum Adiayi. Here Sri Thirumangai Alwar is Referring Sri Peyalvar as Vedathai vedathin Suvaipayanai Vizhumiya Munivar. Since Peyalvar has worshipped only Kesavan as his Arathana Perumal by saying "Vizhungum Kothilin Kani" he is referring only Kesavaperumal and by saying "adhiyai" he is confirming the same.
Sri Andal has sung Mylai Kesava Perumal in her Tiruppavai seventh Pasuram. Sri Andal through this Pasuram "Keesu Keesu" supposed to have been waking up Sri Peyalvar. In the same Pasuram she too has sung Mylai Kesavan as "Kesavanai Padavum nee kette kidathiya". Sri Peyalvar was one of the 12 Alvars of the Vaishnavite tradition. Peyalvar was found on a lily flower in the pond of the Adi Kesava Perumal Temple in Mylapore, Chennai, in Tamil Nadu. He is considered to be an incarnation of Nandakam, the sword of Sri Vishnu. The devotional songs of Peyalvar form the Divya Prabhandham "Moonram Tiruvandadhi".

No comments: