Kaladi and Sankara

Swaminathan Madhuresan smadhuresan at YAHOO.COM
Wed Nov 17 11:34:14 EST 1999


> Also are any of appUti aDikaL's sons named <Appar's
> village name> (TirumunaippADi?)  + tirunAvukkaracu?

   Appar's native village is Thiruvathikai near Cuddalore. There is an
important Pallava temple there by the Pallavan, Nrupatungan.

> Was the name popular even in the timeframe in
> question?

   Manikkavasakar asks Sankara (Shiva): caGkaraa! yaar kolO caturar? Shaivaite
saint, Manikkavasakar's criticism of advaitam(maayaavaada) is well known.

Regards,
SM




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