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Devotees of Lord Shiva


The Nayanmars Sri Akka Mahadevi

From Puranas:
• Nandeeshwar
• Veda Priya (Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga)
• Sudakshina (Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga)
• Supriya (Nageshwar Jyotirlinga)
• Ghushma (Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga)

Saints:

Nayanmars (5th - 10th century): Nayanmars (or Nayanars) were saints mostly from Tamil Nadu whose lives embodied deep devotion towards Lord Shiva. They sang divine hymns praising the 176 sacred shrines of Lord Shiva which are called the Paadal Petra Sthalams. The collection of their divine hymns are known as Thevarams. Their lives are recorded in the book Periya Puranam. The 63 Nayanmars are:

[1. Sundara Murthy Nayanar] - [2. Thiruneelakanta Nayanar] - [3. Iyarpahai Nayanar] - [4. Ilayankudimara Nayanar] - [5. Meypporul Nayanar] - [6. Viranminda Nayanar] - [7. Amarneethi Adigal] - [8. Eripattha Nayanar] - [9. Yenadhi Nayanar] - [10. Kanappa Nayanar] - [11. Kunkuliya Kalaya Nayanar] - [12. Manakkanjhara Nayanar] - [13. Arivattaya Nayanar] - [14. Aanaya Nayanar] - [15. Moorti Nayanar] - [16. Muruga Nayanar] - [17. Rudra Pasupathi Nayanar] - [18. Thirunalaip Povaar Nayanar] - [19. Thirukkuripput Thonda Nayanar] - [20. Chandesura Nayanar] - [21. Thirunavukku Arasar (Appar)] - [22. Kulachirayar] - [23. Kurumba Nayanar] - [24. Karaikkal Ammayar] - [25. Appodhi Adigal Nayanar] - [26. Thiruneelanakkar] - [27. Naminandi Adigal Nayanar] - [28. Thirujnana Sambandhar] - [29. Eyarkoan (Kalikkama Nayanar)] - [30. Tirumoola Nayanar] - [31. Dhandi Adigal Nayanar] - [32. Moorkha Nayanar] - [33. Somasimara Nayanar] - [34. Sakkiya Nayanar] - [35. Chirappuli Nayanar] - [36. Siruthonda Nayanar] - [37. Kazharitru Arivar (Cheraman Perumal Nayanar)] - [38. Gananatha Nayanar] - [39. Kotruva Nayanar] - [40. Puhazh Chozhan] - [41. Narasinga Munaiyaraiya Nayanar] - [42. Athipattha Nayanar] - [43. Kalikkamba Nayanar] - [44. Kaliya Nayanar] - [45. Satti (Sakti) Nayanar] - [46. Aiyadigal (Kadavarkone) Nayanar] - [47. Kanampulla Nayanar] - [48. Kari Nayanar] - [49. Ninraseer Nedumara Nayanar] - [50. Vayilar Nayanar] - [51. Munai Aduvar Nayanar] - [52. Kazharchinga Nayanar] - [53. Idangazhi Nayanar] - [54. Serutthunai Nayanar] - [55. Puhazh-Thunai Nayanar] - [56. Koatpuli Nayanar] - [57. Poosalar Nayanar] - [58. Mangaikkarasiar] - [59. Nesa Nayanar] - [60. Koacchengat Chozha Nayanar] - [61. Thiru Neelakanta Nayanar] - [62. Sadaiya Nayanar] - [63. Isaijnaniyar]

• Akka Mahadevi

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