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The name given to the collection of Nammāḻvār's songs, 1 102 verses divided into tens in the ‘Fourth Thousand’ of the Nālāyirappirapantam anthology. It became part of Śrī Vaiṣṇava liturgy in the 11th century, and is extensively recited at particular festivals, as well as at every kind of ritual, and as an accompaniment to daily pūjā in homes and temples. The collection has engendered numerous oral, performative, and written commentaries. Śrī Vaiṣṇavas refer to the Tiruvāymoli as the ‘Tamil Veda’, regarding it as the equal of the Sanskrit Veda, with the added advantage of being accessible to all. For contents, see Nammāḻvār.

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