Author: R. Viswanathan.
In the ancient Tamil literature innumerable books rule the field. In Saiva faith, among the Sivanadiyaars who promoted the cult of Dharma following the Shiva way, the important ones are the Nayanmars. Even though they belonged to different castes, such as, Velaalar, Vedhiar, Vedar, Vendhar, Vanihar, Vannaar, Kurunila Mannar, Kuyavar, Marutthuvar, Maaviradhar, Bhaanar, Chaanaar, Saaliyar, Sekkar, Sivayogiyar, Sembadavar, Idayar, Irumoovar, they were all united in the Shiva cult. In the Puraana kaavyam of Sekkizhar one can find a narration of their lives in a variety of emotional feelings, heart melting situations and in the background of Devotional flavour, captivating one’s senses. 530 Pages - Rs.300/-
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