Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu: photo 222
Photo 222 of 223 in Gallery: Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu
Image title: Pattu Siddhar (Narayanasamy)
[Series: Historical Continuity: Some Siddhas(?) of contemporary period]
Fig.203: He is known as the Pattu Siddhar. His real name is Narayanasamy. He is living in Sirkali town and often found in the Sattainathar temple at Sirkali.
The Siddha/Natha tradition symbolize the most comprehensive understanding and application of the theoretical and methodological tenets of Tantric philosophy. There are many Siddha-centres all over the Tamilnadu. The temples in Tamil-Nadu contain the sculptures depicting the Tantric rites and the images of the venerated Siddhas in it.