23 October 2016
Kumaraguruparar Swamigal 27.6.2010
Kumaraguruparar Swamigal was born in 1625 at Srivaikuntam near Tiruchendur. He learned classical Tamil from his father. From his youth, scorning worldly ways, he took to an abstemious and austere mode of life, and leaving home he wandered in the Tamil country visiting famous places of pilgrimage, worshiping and composing timeless Tamil poems in praise of the deities.