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PoigaiAzhwAr Thirunakshthram

Date: Thu Nov 06 1997 - 16:13:13 PST

Dearest bhAgavathALs,

On this PoigAzhwAr's thirunakshatram day, Let us pay our respects and 
prostrate at the feet of this Adhi kavi, the first among the 12 AzhwArs.
Thanian (a dedication verse) on PoigaiAzhwAr:

Kaidai sEr poopozhil soozh kacchi nagar vandhudhittha/
poigai pirAn kavignar pEr yERu-vaiyatthu/
adiyArgaL vAzha arum thamizh nooRRandhAdhi/
pAdi viLanga seydhAn parindhu/

Very true! How excellently composed on this great first among equals.

Meaning: Poigai AzhwAr was born in the (poompozhil) garden city of
kacchi(kAnchipuram). He composed the 100 pAsurams in andhAdhi style, with
utmost concern and mercy/compassion to save the earth (and thereby us, the
earthly beings) and to take us to the Lord's Lotus feet. (Then, what's the
worry?-cheer up!)

poigaiAzhwAr thiruvadigaLE saraNam

Ram Ram

dAsan madhavakkannan