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Manikkavachakar, a scholar and prolific composer of the 14th century, was born in Vadavur of Thanjavur district in Tamil Nadu. Originally called Vadavurar, he served as a minister for a Pandya king. the most popular of his works is Tiruvachakam, which contains 700 songs. Most of his compositions portray both philosophical and devotional themes.

Updated on 13th August, 2014


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