Updated: Nov 21
Thaniyan: (By Uyyakondaar) annavayal pudhuvai ANdAL * arangkaRkup pannu thiruppAvaip palpadhiyam * - innisaiyAl pAdik koduththAL naRpAmAlai * pUmAlai sUdik koduththALaich sollu. sUdik koduththa sudark kodiyE! * tholpAvai pAdi aruLa valla palvaLaiyAy! * - nAdi nI vEngkadavaRku ennai vidhi enRa immARRam * nAm kadavA vaNNamE nalgu. Year : Nala Birth Place : Sri Villiputhur Other Names : Choodikoduttha Naacheyaar, Kodhai, Kodhai-piraatti Month : Aadi Thiru Natchathiram : Pooram Amsam : Bhooma Devi. Mother Earth Thiruppaavai and Naachiyaar Thirumozhi. Andal's devotion and bhakti was supreme love for Lord Krishna. She vowed that Lord Krishna would be her lover and her husband. She invoked her Lord by chanting the hymns of Thiruppavai and Naachiyaar Thirumozhi. She chose the early morning hours in the Tamil month Margazhi to chant the hymns. She was thinking that Lord Krishna is her Lord and also her reality. She was able to reach and got married with Lord Krishna as vowed by her. Of the 173 hymns composed by her, the 30 hymns Thiruppaavai are well known.
Kindly refer to the guide book for the exact route to this sanctum.
Once you come out of Sri Ull Andal Sanctum, you can see this Sri Kothanda Ramar Sanctum on your left. Sri Kothandaramar Perumal gives darshan along with his consort Sita Piraatti and younger brother Lakshmana in his Sanctum.
Tomorrow we shall visit Day 7, Sri Venugopalan Sanctum