Theological concepts in Samanthar’s Devaram

Allirajan K
Department of Tamil, Nadar Mahajana Sangam S. Vellaichamy Nadar College, Madurai-625019, Tamil Nadu, India.


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A look at Tamil literature reveals a variety of concepts. Sangam literature means two called kaadhal veeram. Moral literature means 'justice' in such a way that bhakti literature means 'vituperu' home birth is the state of salvation that separates from man's body after his life is over. In order to reach that stage, you must receive the blessings of God, the Lord. The servants are those who show the way and religion to the God. The Saivism-based Nayanmars say that the principles of attaining Shiva through siddha are Tevara songs. Gnanasambandar, one of the Nayanmars, speaks of the principle of godly ness that reaches Lord Shiva in his Tevarapan. The article explains the natural events of the places where Shiva temples are situated and describes the devotional dignity of reaching the lord.


  • Tamil literature,
  • Gnanasambandar,
  • Nayanmars,
  • Tevara songs


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  2. Bhaktivedanta, P.S., (2014) Bhagavad Gita Unmaiyuruvil, Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International, Inc., India.
  3. Thirugnanasambandar, Thirunavukkarasar, Sundarar, (2000) Moovar Devaram, Tirunelveli Thennindia Saiva Sithantha Noorpathippu Kazhagam, Chennai, India.



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Volume 2, Issue 3, Year 2021

Published 2021-07-29