Tayumanavar, Tāyumānavar: 1 definition



Tayumanavar means something in the history of ancient India. 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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Tāyumānavar (1705-1742 C.E.) is a great Śaiva saint and a living force in South Indian religious life. He was named after Tāyumānavar, the Lord enshrined in the temple at Trichy. A Vellāla by birth, he was at first attached to the temple of Vedāraṇyam (Tañjāvūr District). Being the son of Kāḍiliyappa Piḷḷai of Vedaraṇyam, a minister under Vijayaraṅga Sokkanātha Nāyaka of Madurai, Tāyumānavar succeeded to this father’s office.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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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