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Abhirami Pattar born Tamil: He is famed as the author of a collection of hymns called Abhirami Anthadhi which is widely regarded as one of the foremost works of modern Tamil literature. She who is attractive at every moment of time refers to the Goddess Abirami. Subramaniya Iyer was born to Amirthalinga Iyer in the village of Thirukadaiyur.

Thirukkadaiyur has one of elegant Brahmin quarters near the temple called as agraharams established by the Maratha ruler Serfoji Ia great admirer of Brahmin poets and bards, in the abiramj part of the 18th century.

Right from his childhood, Subramaniya Iyer was drawn to the temple and the Goddess. One day, the King visited the temple pthigam pay homage to Lord Shiva.

Thirukadaiyur Abirami Pattar

On noticing the peculiar behaviour of Subramaniya Iyer who was a temple priest, he inquired the other priests about the xmman. One of them remarked that he was a madman while another rejected this categorization explaining to the king that Subramaniya Iyer was only an ardent devotee of Goddess Abhirami.


Seeking to know the truth himself, Serfoji approached the priest and asked him what day of the month it was i.

Subramaniya Iyer who could see nothing else but the shining patbigam form of the Goddess before him wrongly answered that it was a full-moon day while it was in fact a new-moon day. The king rode off informing the former that he would have his head cut off if the moon did not appear on the sky by six in the night. Immediately realizing his mistake, Subramaniya Iyer supposedly lit a huge fire and erected a platform over it supported by a hundred ropes.

Thirukadaiyur Abirami Pattar

He sat upon the platform and prayed to the Goddess Abhirami to save him. He cut off one rope after another in succession on completion of each verse of his prayer. These hymns form the Abhirami Anthadhi. On completion of the 79th hymn, the Goddess Abhirami manifested herself before him and threw her earring over the sky such that it shone with pthigam light upon the horizon.

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The area around the temple sparkled with bright light. Overcome with ecstasy, Subramaniya Iyer composed 21 more verses in praise of the Goddess.

The king repented his mistake and immediately cancelled the punishment he had awarded Subramaniya Iyer. He also bestowed upon the latter the title of Abirami Pattar or “priest of Goddess Abhirami”.

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As he grew, Iyer developed a fanatical devotion to the goddess Abirami. He would sit in a corner of the temple meditating upon the Goddess and singing her praises. As time passed, he was forever immersed in meditation upon the Goddess that he began to observe the supposed likeliness of the Goddess in the persona of the women around him and often showered them with flowers.


According to sources, soon, a particular section of the populace began to regard him as a madman. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article does not cite any sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

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