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Sundaramurthy Nayanar

Sundaramurthy Nayanar, a divine Tamil composer of the 8th century, was born in Cuddalore of Tamil Nadu. Also known as Sundarar and Thiru Kalayanallur, he is one among Tevaram trinity, others being Thiru Gnanasambandar and Thiru Navukkarasar. An ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, his works are remarkable for their language and devotional content. Significant of his recitation is one which he sung praising Sri Amirthakalasanathaswamy temple in Arasalar of Sakkottai, Thanjavur District.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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