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Sri Thirumangai Azhwar

Place: Kurayalur near Thiruvaali
Year: Nala
Month: Karthikai
Star: Karthikai
Tithi: Pournami
Amsam (incarnation of): Sarangam (divine bow of Supreme Lord)
Compilation: PeriyaThirumozhi, Thirukkurunthandakam, Thirunedunthandakam, Thiruvezhukulerkei, Siriya Thirumadal, Periya Thirumadal
Also known as: Neelan, Parakalan, Alinadan

 

Thaniyan

(Invocatory verse of glorification to an Acharya which is usually composed by a disciple)

kalayAmi kalidhvamsam kavim lOka dhivAkAram
yasya gObi: prakAsAbir Avidhyam nihatham thama:

I meditate on thirumangai AzhwAr who is named kalikanRi, who is a radiant sun among poets and through whose radiant words the ignorance in the mind was dispelled completely.