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Kukai-namacivayar means something in the history of ancient India, Tamil. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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[«previous next»] — Kukai-namacivayar in India history glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Teachers, Saints and Sages

Kukai-namaccivāyar (குகை நமச்சிவாயர்) or simply Kugai refers to one of the Siddhars (Siddhas) and Rishis mentioned by Rangarasa Desiga Swamigal in his Siddhargal Potri Thoguppu. Each name in the list starts with prefix ‘Om’ followed by the Siddhar’s names and ends with refrain ‘Thiruvadigal Potri’. For example for Kukai-namaccivāyar: ஓம் குகை நமச்சிவாயர் திருவடிகள் போற்றி [ōm kukai namaccivāyar tiruvaṭikaḷ pōṟṟi].—These Siddhas experienced union with the ultimate reality and witnessed a spiritual transformation of their intellectual, mental, vital and ultimately, physical bodies.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Tamil dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kukai-namacivayar in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Kukainamaccivāyar (குகைநமச்சிவாயர்) [kukai-nama-civāyar] noun < idem. +. Author of Aruṇa-kiri-y-antāti and other works, who lived in a cave at Tiru-v-aṇṇāmalai in the 18th c.; பதினெட்டாம் நூற் றாண்டில் திருவண்ணாமலைக்குகையிலே வசித்துவந்த வரும் அருணகிரியந்தாதி முதலிய நூல்களின் ஆசிரியரு மான ஒரு முனிவர். [pathinettam nur randil thiruvannamalaikkugaiyile vasithuvantha varum arunagiriyanthathi muthaliya nulkalin asiriyaru mana oru munivar.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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