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There are two complete texts that appear exclusively in this section:
Tiruvadavur Adigal Puranam, a 15th century biography of the
Tamil saint Manikkavachagar.
Sorupa Saram, a hundred-verse poem on the advaita experience that was composed by
Sorupananda, a 16th century Tamil Guru.
Translations of other Tamil works appear on this site in different categories. The
following works are all poems in praise of Arunachala that were composed by saints who
realised the Self through the power of the mountain:
Annamalai Venba, by Guru Namasivaya.
Arunagiri Antadi, by Guhai Namasivaya.
Malai, by Guhai Namasivaya
Pamalai, by Isanya Jnana Desikar.
The following two poems were composed by
Arunagirinatha, a Tamil saint who lived in Tiruvannamalai about 500 years ago:
The following works, which contain the teachings of Sri Ramana
Maharshi, can be found in the section about his life and teachings:
A translation of Manikkavachagar’s
Siva Puranam, the first poem of
Tiruvachakam, can be found at the end of
Ramana Puranam. Other translations from the
Tiruvachakam can be found in the article Bhagavan, Manikkavachagar and
Many verses by the 18th century saint Thayumanavar can be found in the article
Bhagavan and Thayumanavar.
A chapter from
Arunachala Puranam, a long poem that describes the myths associated with
Arunachala, can be found in King Vallalan of
Leelai, Gorakka Gati: this is a translation of a commentary on a
chapter from a work by Sivaprakasa Swami that Ramana Maharshi often