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Siddhar songs are written in simple words but no commentary is available. He says find God within you and not in these temples and tanks.
What is that thing between us two. This poem is thought to have been written by the second one, from 14th Century. When you say a Paraichi or a Panath i — what does it mean? I have not been able to conclusively decide which one of the three wrote the above poem.
Conjugal pleasure of a Paraich i or a Panath i, does it differ?
One part of it is laid at the entrance and another worshiped as deity. In this poem he asks is there any marking in bones and flesh of a woman to show whether she is a Paraiah or a Brahmin?
A set of soulful poems sung by Pattinathaar the siddgar while cremating his mother is still recited by some communities during cremation. He who was at the beginning, is one.
It will not be worth even the price of a famil bowl. So regular disclaimer applies. But when this human body falls and dies, they immediately discard it saying it smells. However they are an important strand of Tamil society that accommodated differing view points. If you like what I do if you’re outside India if you’re in India You can send money for my coffee to oldtamilpoetry upi. Siddhars were iconoclastic rebels whose thoughts were against the organised Vedic religion.
Old Tamil Poetry on Thirukkural — In this poem Sivavakkiyar talks about impermanence of material aspects of life. Siddhar Sivavakkiyar, dated to around 10th Century CE? You materialists can answer who is a Guru or who is a King. Sivavakkiyar, in this verse, curses those who try to split people in the name of God.
In this ssiddhar Siva Vakkiyar talks about the impermanence of human body. There padalgak no difference between these stones as they are from the same rock.
Then the poem becomes you take care of this body and work for its pleasures thinking this illusion is true, but once your time is up this body is worth nothing.
In such a worthless body that measures just eight hand spans, what an illusion of life you created, My lord. So are the idols we worship. They were rebels against organised religion.
What are holy tanks? When a bronze vessel falls and is dented, they save it carefully for the future. Siddhar Sivavakkiyar, dated to around 10th Century CE was one of the leading rebel poets in Tamil literature.
Siddhars were the iconoclasts of Tamil society. But can you answer What is created, what is destroyed or what is this place that is beyond the beyond? So God is not in these stones, but in your heart. Is it marked padalyal their flesh, skin and bone? But oadalgal English translation I had to make it a separate sentence to explain. All their poems are clubbed together as Pattinathaar Paadal in texts.
But ;adalgal their time is up and palm-leaf in which their fate is written turns up in the hands of God of death, this body becomes useless. God can neither be created sidduar destroyed by mortals. But the dogs, foxes, ghouls and vultures in the graveyard wait for us thinking that it is to be food for them after we die.
Siddhar Songs | Old Tamil Poetry
What is this thing called you and that is called me? Keep this in mind my hear and do not think of harming others. But interpretation might vary. Will there be two Gods, here and there? So look inside you, the difference between famil Pariah and a Brahmin is in your mind.
In these two verses he mocks the Vedic priests who abhor meat. Posted in Siddhar Songs and tagged Sivavakkiyar. Sivavakkiyar is ruthless when tackling the issue of caste. I am always worried about interpreting theological verses especially Siddhar songs as I do not know much of the philosophy behind these. When a clay vessel falls and breaks, people still save the shards saying it might be useful some day. Their main idea was one had to find God padalgall oneself and not rely on temples and rituals.
Will the put up stone speak when He is yamil you? Because we think our paunch is ours. Siva Vakkiyar of 10th Century is a well known Siddhar amongst them all.