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From: Parthasarati Dileepan (MFPD_at_UTCVM.UTC.EDU)
Date: Sat Mar 11 1995 - 20:04:56 PST
Sunday, March 12th, 1995, is kulasEkaraazhvaar's thiru nakshatthiram (maasi punar poosam). This aazhvaar declares sri vaishnavam as theethil nanneRi in his perumaaL thiru mozhi (3.5). His intense devotion towards Lord Ramaa is well known, for he is said to have ordered his army to march to Janastthaanam to assist Rama who fought single handedly against Karan and his army. This aazhvaar is also said to have put his hand into a pot with a cobra in it, to prove the innocence of sri vasihnavaas wrongly and maliciously accused of theft. The following perumaaL thiru mozhi thanian by maNakkaal nambi celebrates this. \bt aaram kedap parananbar koLLaarenRu avarkaLukkE vaaraNG kodukudap paambilkai yittavan maaRRalarai veeraNG keduththa senkOlkolli kaavalan villavar kOn sEran kulasEkaran mudi vEnthar sikaamaNiyE \et kulasEkara perumaaL is credited with one prabhandam with 105 paasurams. The divya dEsams praised by him include, thiruvarangam, thirukkaNNapuram, thirucchithirakoodam, thiru viRRuvakkOdu, thiruvEngadam, thiruvayOtthi, and thiruppaRkadal.