Thiruvasagam Part-1

Thiruvasagam Part-1


Thiruvasagam is a volume of Tamil hymns composed by the ninth century Shaivite bhakti poet Manikkavacakar.It contains 51 compositions and constitutes the eighth volume of the Tirumurai, the sacred anthology of Tamil Shaiva Siddhanta. Most of the portions in Thiruvasagam is first sung in Thillai Nataraja Temple at Chidambaram. It is considered one of the profound works of Tamil literature and it discusses every phase of spiritual path from doubt and anguish to perfect faith in Shiva, from earthly experience to teacher-disciple relationship and ultimately freedom from rebirth.There are 658 poems in the work and along with 400 poems in Tirukovayar by the same author make it the 8th volume of Tirumarai - the 12 volume Saiva canon. The author finds both theistic and pantheistic ideas corresponding to medieval India, but identifies God with the universe. As a devotional literature, it finds alternatives between joy and sorrow.
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Thiruvasagam is a volume of Tamil hymns composed by the ninth century Shaivite bhakti poet Manikkavacakar.It contains 51 compositions and constitutes the eighth volume of the Tirumurai, the sacred anthology of Tamil Shaiva Siddhanta. Most of the portions in Thiruvasagam is first sung in Thillai Nataraja Temple at Chidambaram. It is considered one of the profound works of Tamil literature and it discusses every phase of spiritual path from doubt and anguish to perfect faith in Shiva, from earthly experience to teacher-disciple relationship and ultimately freedom from rebirth.There are 658 poems in the work and along with 400 poems in Tirukovayar by the same author make it the 8th volume of Tirumarai - the 12 volume Saiva canon. The author finds both theistic and pantheistic ideas corresponding to medieval India, but identifies God with the universe. As a devotional literature, it finds alternatives between joy and sorrow.

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