08 Nov, 2016(Tue) – Poodath Azhwar Tirunakshatram

Sri Poodath Azhwar

Place: Mahabalipuram
Year: Siddarthi
Month: Aipasi
Star: Avitta
Paksham: Sukla Paksham
Tithi: Navami
Amsam (incarnation of): Kaumathagi (divine mace of the Supreme Lord)
Compilation: Irandaam Thiruvandadi
Also known as: Boothathar, as he was born in a flower

Thaniyan

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

mallApura varAdhIsam mAdhavI kusumOdhbhavam
bhUtham namAmi yO vishNOr gYAnadhIpam akalpayath

I worship bhUthathAzhwAr who is the leader of thirukkadalmallai (mAmallapuram) and was born out of a mAdhavI (spring) flower and who lit the lamp of knowledge to have the vision of the supreme lord.

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