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c.250 ce?)

A long Caṅkam poem attributed to Nakkīrar, which marks the beginning of the Tamil Śaiva bhakti tradition. Acting as a kind of pilgrimage guide, it eulogizes Murukaṉ and the tīrthas associated with him. Initially included in the Pattuppāṭṭu anthology, in the 12th century, along with eight other compositions attributed to Nakkīrar, it was incorporated into the eleventh book of the Tirumuṟai collection.

Subjects: Hinduism.

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