Place: Mallapuram or Mahabalipuram
Month: Aipasi / Ashvayuja Masam
Star: Avitta / Dhanista
Paksham: Sukla Paksham
Tithi: Navami, on Wednesday
Amsam (incarnation of): Kaumodaki (divine mace of the Supreme Lord)
Compilation: Irandaam Thiruvandadi
Also known as: Boothathar
Taniyan(Invocatory verse of glorification to an Acharya which is usually composed by a disciple)
tula:dhanishsta: sambhu:tam bhu:tam kallolama:linaha |
te:rae pullotpalae malla: purya:me:dae gada:msajam ||
malla:pura vara:dhe:Sam ma:dhavi:kusumOdhbhavam
bho:tham nama:mi yo: vishnOr gna:nadhe:pam akalpayath
I worship poodath alvar who is the leader of thirukkadal mallai (ma:mallapuram) and was born out of a ma:dhavi (spring) flower and who lit the lamp of knowledge to have the vision of the supreme lord.
Mudhal (first) azhwars consist of three azhwars all together.
Boothath Azhwar is the second amongst the mudal azhwars. He appeared in a Kurukkathi flower.
It is said that Bhoodham in Sanskrit means a person who with high calibre.