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ThirumaN kAppu

From: Sridhar Srinivasan (
Date: Mon Jan 26 1998 - 23:57:51 PST

At 11:54 AM 1/25/98 -0700, wrote:
>I understand why "Sri Vaishnava Men" wear the SriChurnam or
>Thirunamam. If the Thirunamam signifies the feet of the Lord and
>Thayar, why is it that Women wear only the Thilakam (Thayar?)
Both men and ladies are required to wear both ThirumaN and Sri 
ChoorNam (Signifying the feet of perumaaL and thaayaar respectively).  ThirumaN 
for ladies is worn as a line across the nose bridge perpendicular to 
the SrichoorNam (which is worn in a manner similar to that by men).  
I believe that the thirumaN is worn differently in case of vadakalai 
ladies (as is the case for vadakalai men also).

Azhwaar Emberumaanaar Jeeyar thiruvadigaLe sharaNam