Tiruppavai belongs to the Pavai genre of songs, a unique Tamil tradition sung in the context of the Pavai vow observed throughout the month of Margazhi. Tiruppavai (or Thiruppavai) is a collection of thirty stanzas in Tamil written by Andal, in praise of the Lord Vishnu (Perumal). The Tiruppavai app, under the.

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This is an immensely popular devotional treatise turuppavai Andal, the incarnation of Bhoodevi and the daughter of Perialwar, one of the twelve Alwars of the Vaishnavite cult.

Written in simple Tamil, Tiruppavai provides an inexhaustible goldmine of sentiments, blending mundane with the divine. FB Twitter Google Plus. Andal was discovered as a baby by her foster father Periazhwar in his garden.

A palanquin, beautifully decorated, was sent from the Sri Rangam temple as instructed by the Lord in a dream to the temple chief. Tiruppavai belongs to the Pavai genre of songs, a unique Tamil tradition sung in the context of the Pavai vow observed throughout the month of Margazhi.

Tiruppavai is hailed as being the seed for the Vedas —”vedam anaithukkum vithu”, symbolizing the profundity of spiritual and philosophical content of the work. Tiruppavai — Andal and her divine love for Perumal https: Tiruppavai teaches us to feel emotion while praying to the Lord.

But on that day the priest notices a turuppavai of hair on the garland and refused to put it on the Lord saying this is not pure and that someone had already worn it. Sri Andal, One of the twelve Alwars and the only female saintess, lived in the first half of 8th century A.

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The month of Dhanur or Margazhi is here, it is the period of devotion and surrender to the Krishna. Telugu, Kannadam, Malayalam and Hindi. Elders in the family pass on the tradition of Tiruppavai to young children by recitation and rote practice. In Her thirty hymns pasurams dedicated to Lord Krishna, Andal has sung soul stirring poems of exquisite beauty. That is why every temple has this recitation of Tiruppavai in the early hours throughout the Margazhi month.


Each hymn is a store tiryppavai of several meanings, which may be apparent Bahya arthainner esoteric Svaapadesa and supreme meaning Para artha.

Andal was born at Srivilliputhur near Madurai, in the Tamil month of Adi.

Her father used to make a garland for the Lord everyday and take it to the temple and adorn the God. Each day of this month gets its name from one of the thirty verses. In this application 30 pasurams can be accessed individually for learning and practice. It is during this time that Andal sang the Tiruppavai songs 30 in number in the month of Margazhi. Tiruppavai This is an immensely popular devotional treatise of Andal, the incarnation of Bhoodevi and the daughter of Perialwar, one of the twelve Alwars of the Vaishnavite cult.

The fruit of the vrata is shown in the subsequent sloka: Andal or Kodai is one of the twelve Alwars or saints in the Vaishnava tradition.

Lord Ranganatha appeared to Perialwar in a dream and asked him to bring Andal to Sri Rangam tlruppavai bridal attire. Tamil Tiruppavai Sri Apps Education.

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This indicates the greatness of the month. Even now, partly transmuted versions of these Hymns are recited in festivals, temples and royal ceremonial occasions in the above countries. Significance of Dhanurmasam — A Month of Devotion. Start typing and press Enter to search. This site of Sri Andal, is created for the Vaishnavite devotees, living all over the Globe, who want to sing and emotionally involved in praying Sri Krishna. Loading all 30 pasurams will take a while please be patient and give it while for the app to fully load and enjoy the pasurams.

Her songs are sung, one each day in the prescribed order and she is venerated as a saint! Tiruppavai — Pasuram 1.

The verse form in English was written by Prof.

Amuktha Malyatha means Sudikodutha Nachiar, in Tamil. He calls Tiruppavai as Goda Upanishad and classifies the 30 Hymns of Tiruppavai in six groups of five verses each. This is popularly called Andal Kalyanam, which signifies her wedding with Krishna in accordance with what she sought with the Tiruppavai vrata.


Andal walked into the sanctum sanctorum of the temple and as she worshipped the Lotus Feet of Perumal, she became one with the Lord. However with changing times and busy life style, elders are not able to devote that time to pass on the tradition of Tiruppavai on to young children.

Sri Vaishnavas sing these stanzas every day of the year in the temple as well as in their homes. Periyazhwar Andal grew up with intense devotion to the Lord and was so fond of Lord Krishna that she pictured herself as one of the Gopikas and aspired to wed the Lord. Web Hosting by Yahoo! In the same tradition we have Sri.

The Ever Mysterious Chidambara Rahasyam. King Vallaba Deva made elaborate arrangements, decorated the procession route, joined the bridal party and greeted Andal with music and other auspicious symbols needed for a Divine wedding. Periazhwar was totally crestfallen at this very inauspicious happening and came home dejected and scolded the child severely.

It enables us to perceive the Prakriti, Paramatma and Jeevas merging with each other by Para Bhakthi. Krishna Devaraya, 16th Century A. This practice assumes special significance during Margazhi.

The Tiruppavai of Andal

Tiruppavai rendition and recitation during the tamil month of Margazhi is a revered tradition. Andal imagined herself as a cow-girl at the time of Sri Krishna, collecting all girls at Ayarpadi at dawn during the Margali month, day after day performing the rituals on the banks of the tiruppzvai Yamuna and bathing the Deity.

Tiruppavai and Tiruvempavai are widely recited in Thailand, Siam and Cambodia from 15th century onwards. Here, they pleaded to Katyayani to make Krishna their husband in return of their vrata.