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74 simhasanadipatis appointed by Sri Ramanuja

From: K. Srinivasan (srini_at_ireq.hydro.qc.ca)
Date: Fri Jul 21 1995 - 08:15:20 PDT

74 mudhali-s  (in Sanskrit simhaasanaadhipathi-s) appointed by 
Sri Ramanuja 1137 AD

1. sottai nambi s/o aaLavandhaar, His son ennaacchaan, his son piLLaiappan.
2. pundareekar s/o periya nambi
3. theRkaazhvaan s/o thirukOttiyoor nambi
4. sundhara thOLudaiyaan s/o thirumalaiyaandaan
5. ramaanujam s/o peria thirumalai nambi and his son thirumalai nambi
6. kooraththaazhvaan,/battar/sriraama piLLai
7. mudhaliyaandaan/kandhaadai aandaan
8. naduvil aazhvaan
9. kOmadaththu aazhvaan
10. thiruk kOvaloor aazhvaan
11. thirumOgoor aazhvaan
12. piLLaipiLLai aazhvaan
13. nadaadhoor aazhvaan
14. engaLaazhvaan
15. ananthaazhvaan
16. miLagaazhvaan
17. neyyundaazhvaan
18. sEttaloor siRiyaazhvaan
19. vEdhaanthiyaazhvaan
20. kOyil aazhvaan
21. ukkal aazhvaan
22. araNa puraththu aazhvaan
23. embaar
24. kidaambi aachchaan
25. kaNiyanoor siRiyaachchaan
26. eechchambaadi aachchaan
27. kongil aachchaan
28. eechchambaadi seeyar
29. thirumalai nallaan
30. sattampaLLi seeyar
31. thiruveLLaRai seeyar
32. aatkonda villi seeyar
33. thirunagari piLLaan
34. kaaraanci sOmajiyaar
35. alankaara vEngadavar
36. nambi karundhEvar
37. siRuppuLLi dhEvaraaja Battar
38. piLLi uRandhai udaiyaar
39. thiruk kurugai piraan piLLaan
40. periya kOvil vaLLalaar
41. thiru kaNNapuraththu araiyar
42. aasoorip perumaaL
43. munip perumaaL
44. ammangip perumaaL
45. maaruthip periyaandaan
46. matronRillaa maaruthicciRiyaandaan
47. SOmaasiyaandaan
48. seeyar aandaan
49. eeSvar aandaan
50. eeyuNNi piLLai aandaan
51. periyaandaan
52. siRiyaandaan
53. kuRinchiyoor siRiyaandaan
54. ammangi yaandaan
55. aaLavandhaar aandaan
56. aruLaaLap perumaaLemperumaanaar
57. thondanoor nambi
58. marudhoor nambi
59. mazhuvoor nambi
60. thirukkurungudi nambi
61. kuravai nambi
62. mudumbai nambi
63. vaduga nambi
64. vangeepuraththu nambi
65. sriparaangusa nambi
66. ammangi ammaaL
67. paruththi koLLai ammaaL
68. ukkalam ammaaL
69. sottai ammaaL
70. mudumbai ammaaL
71. komaandoorp piLLai
72. komaandoor iLaiyavilli
73. kidaambi perumaaL
74. kaattup piLLaan

Source: Acharya Vaibhava Manjari, by Puttur S. Krishnaswamy Iyengar.
Puttur, Trichi.

He has also mentioned who are saaththaadha mudhalis and who are saaththina mudhalis. However, followers/descendents of the saathinavar
are sometimes saaththaadhavar and vice versa. (example kandhaadai
aandaan). So it is somewhat irrelavant.

Of these I have met people who are decendents of nadaadhoor,
settaloor (Setlur, in Hebbar Iyengars),  embaar, Kidaambi (kadami/kiLambi,
my mother's side), eechambaadi, naallan (chakravarthy, Rajaji, Actress
Hemamalini), aasoori (in Mandyam Iyengars),
mudumbai nambi/ammaaL (my father's side), vangeepuram and ilayavilli.

All these were saaththina mudhalis. I suppose that many decendents of
saaththaadha mudhalis dropped the titles sometime.

I doubt if anybody is still carrying the lastname/title of
matronRillaa maaruthicciRiyaandaan or kaattup piLLaan  :-).

K. Srinivasan

Incidentally, I found that he has published lots of interesting books,
(all in Tamil). The Tamil alphabets are annotated by the suffixes, 2, 3
and 4, to obtain the required Sanskrit sounds. If any of you visit
Trichy, it will be worth a visit to his house and press in puththoor agraharam
Trichy. You can mention my name, (He won't give you a discount!).

Srinivasan K.