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4:45 PM - 5:45 PM (UTC+5.5)
The Hymns of Thirujnanasambandar
Centre for Shaiva studies
24A, Aurobindo Street. 1st Floor. Heritage Town. Puducherry, 605001 India
This lecture is part of the monthly series of lecture organized at the Centre for Shaiva Studies. The talk will be delivered by Sri Muthu Manikkam. The lecture will focus on the various Shaiva concepts and devotional themes expressed in the first 3 books of the Tevaram hymns sung by the great child-saint Thirujnanasambandar (c. 7th CE). The lecture will detail the emotional and passionate devotion to Shiva in Thirujnanasambandar’s poems and the subsequent impact of his poems in the later Tamil devotional literature.