Synonyms for swamiyar or Related words with swamiyar
Examples of "swamiyar"
The biography of Vilvamangalathu
( Divakara Muni ) is narrated in 'Divakara Charita', authored by a
of Naduvil Madhom.
attained videha mukti on Pournami in the month of Vaisakha. He was thirty eight. At Vilvamangalam Krishna Temple, Thiruvananthapuram, the idol of Lord Krishna is installed over the samadhi (final resting place) of the
succeeded him as the next Mooppil
of Naduvil Madhom.
His Holiness Maravanchery Thekkedathu Nilakanta Bharatikal is the current Mooppil
of Naduvil Madhom. He was born as the son of Maravanchery Thekkedathu Chitran Nambuthiripad and Neeli Antharjanam of Pandamparampathu Mana on September 14, 1935. After leading the life of a grihastha, he accepted sannyasa on July 1, 2001 when H.H. Meppoyilathu Ashtamoorthi Bharatikal was the Mooppil
of Naduvil Madhom. On June 6, 2002 Meppoyilathu
attained videha mukti, and Maravanchery
The illom of the first
was located in Sukapuram and it is non-existent now.
was in news for strongly opposing the opening of Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple's Vault B.
is the name of more than one saint who lived in India. The first Vilwamangalam, a
belonging to Naduvil Madhom, who lived in the 8th century. The spot of his samadhi is to the west of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. The second saint who belonged to Thekke Madhom,Thrissur lived during the middle of 14th century. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Guruvayoorappan. Both the Swamiyars were native to Malai Nadu. The first
was born in Sukapuram Gramam in Kerala. The second
was renowned all over India. Bengalis believe that he was born in Bengal while Oriyans believe in Orissa, though tradition in Kerala implies that he belonged to Panniyoor village. “Sreekrishna Karnamritham” is his devotional masterpiece, written under an unspecified name "Leelasukan". The second Vilwamangalam is closely associated with several famous temples in Kerala such as Thiruvarppu, and Cherthala Kaarthiaayani.
belonged to Puthenchira. The Paddy fields near Anappara(his asthanam) is still known as Vilwamangalam padam. Lord Krishna in Paramel Thrikkovil Sreekrishna Temple was his paradevta. Krishna left this place to Ananthankadu after he was annoyed by Sree
.(Courtesy Ulloor S.Parameswarayyer, and Aithihyamala.) Kurooramma too lived nearby. The place where she used to live is still known as Kurooparambu.
was born to Vilvamangalathu Nilakanta Sarman and his Tulu Brahmin wife Arya. The parents named their son Divakara Sarman. From his childhood Divakara was a great devotee of Lord Krishna. He married, but lost his wife soon. After the death of his mother he accepted sannyasa from Suresvara. Thus in the age of thirty two Vilvamangalathu Divakara Sarman came to be known as Vilvamangalathu
. Most of his disciples were from Tulu Brahmin community. But Kulukkalloor
, his chief disciple, was a Nambuthiri.
Regarding the second
, there are several versions as to where his illom is located - Thavanur, Kasaragod and other places have stated claims.
was residing at Ananthapuram Temple, Kasargod. At the time of his pallithevaram or puja Lord Vishnu used to appear before him in the form of a mischievous child. The Swamiyar's attachment to the child grew as days rolled by. One day the child took a salagrama and put it in his mouth. The furious
pushed aside the child. The child disappeared after saying that the
, if interested in meeting him again, would have to go to Anantankadu. As the
reached Anantankadu he saw the child becoming one with a huge iluppa tree. The tree fell on to the ground assuming the form of Sri Ananta Padmanabha with his head at Thiruvallom, navel in Thiruvananthapuram and lotus-feet at Thrippadapuram. At the request of the
, the Lord reduced his size. The
circumambulated the Lord, prostrated before him and offered nivedyam to him. Vilvamangalam made arrangements for the construction of a grand temple. Then he stayed at a madhom near Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple to do Pushpanjali daily.
One early morning, Vilwamangalam
visited the temple while Kathakali was being played outside.
was astonished for not feeling the presence of the Lord inside. As he reached outer aanakkottil, he saw a young Brahmin watching kathakali and recognised him as none other than the Lord. Suddenly lord Sreevallabhan disappeared into the temple saying
disturbed him while He was enjoying Kathakali, his favourite. Thereafter Kathakali became an important offering and is being played regularly in the temple. And too, to Nammalvar, Sreevallabhan appeared as Padmanabha sleeping in the ocean of milk, Sree Chakrapani, Infant Krishna showing all worlds in his mouth and Vamana who asked three feet land to King Mahabali.
travelled all over Kerala and defeated all Pashandas (those who do not accept the authority of the Vedas) in debates.
The President of the Yogam is a Nambootiri sannyasi either from the Naduvil Madhom or Munchira Madhom. The
can hold office during the pleasure of the Crown. The Palliyadi Kurup was the security chief of the Temple. The trusteeship of members of the "Ettara Yogam" (other than the Pushpanjali
) is passed hereditarily and the member families are represented by the senior most male member therein. The members of the Yogam are
Temples where '
Pushpanjali' is conducted are claimants to extra sanctity. Sannyasins from any one of the monasteries founded by the disciples of Adi Sankara in Thrissur do pushpanjali (flower worship) daily to Padmanabha, Narasimha Moorthi and Krishna Swami.
The beautiful and unique Sri Krishna idol made of jet black stone is in the form of child Sri Krishna with butter in both hands. It is believed to have been the idol worshiped by Vilwamangalam
Naduvil Madhom is one of the ancient South Indian madhoms that propagate Adwaita or Non dualism. It is located at Thrissur in Kerala. The history of the Madhom can be traced to 9th century AD. The Hindu spiritual leader Adi Shankara (788 – 820 AD) is said to have died at the famous Vadakkunnathan Temple in Thrissur. So the four disciples of Sankara founded four madhoms nearby. Suresvara (Maṇḍana Miśra) founded Naduvil Madhom, Padmapada Thekke Madhom, Hastamalaka Idayil Madhom, and Thodaka Vadakke Madhom. Sri Suresvaracharya appointed Vilvamangalathu
as the first Mooppil
(head) of Naduvil Madhom.
Of these monasteries, Naduvil Madhom is the most important as Vilvamangalathu
, the founder of this Temple, belonged to this monastery. Initially, Koopakkara Potties were the Tantries of the Temple. Later, Tantram was transferred to Tharananallur Nambuthiripads of Iranjalakkuda. The Nambies, altogether four in number, are the Chief Priests of the Temple. Two Nambies - Periya Nambi and Panchagavyathu Nambi - are allotted to Padmanabha and one Nambi each to Narasimha Moorthi and Krishna Swami. The Nambies hail from either side of the Chandragiri River. They are appointed by the Pushpanjali
The Padmanabhaswamy Temple and its property were controlled by the Ettara Yogam (King's Council of Eight) with the assistance of Ettuveetil Pillamar ("Lords of the Eight Houses"). The Ettara Yogam consists of the Sabha and the Arachan (Maharaja of Travancore). The Pushpanjali
, Koopakkara Potti, Vanchiyoor Athiyara Potti, Kollur Athiyara Potti, Muttavila Potti, Karuva Potti, Neythasseri Potti and Srikaryathu Potti are the members of the Sabha. The Pushpanjali
presides over the meetings of the Sabha. Sreekaryathu Potti is the Sabhanjithan or Secretary of the Sabha. The decision taken by the Sabha can be implemented only if the Maharaja of Travancore approves of it.
It is believed that the famous Indian Saint Vilwamangalam
consecrated Devi in this temple. While he was going back after consecrating 'Padmanabha Swamy' at Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram he saw Devi at this place and consecrated her in this place is the popular belief.
This temple tank is located approximately 1 km from the temple on the western shore of the island of Nainativu. It was built by Muthukumara
(a resident saint of Nainativu) in the early 1940s. It is nearby the Nainai Siva-Gangai Temple and is accessed by flights of stone steps leading from the small stone shrine.
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