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The history or Saththi Nayanar
The town varinychaiyUr a fertile land with the lotuses
growing in the ponds of honey they produce, was in the chOza
kingdom. In the tradition of farmers for the fame of the village standing in
the history there born the devotee who kept his heart that was made in the
honey of love to the Ornated raised Feet that is rare for even the dEvAs
starting from mahA vishNu. With nothing in the heart but love, love and love
for the Lord of all creatures, he would cut off the tongues that malign the
devotees of the Black-throated Lord. As he used to cut the blaspheming
tongues with a weapon named chaththi he was called chaththiyAr.
While the criticisms would always help in the development of the society
and religious practices, thoughtless blasphemy is something that should be
condemned. n^AyanAr sent a warning signal by his service not to malign
the devotees who are on their way towards the Perfect being - the Lord shiva.
He continued the service of protecting the fame of the devotees with his
valor throughout his life. He finally reached the shade of the Lord's feet
who ripped apart the skin of the fierce elephant that tortured the devotees.
Let the valor and love mixed service of chaththi n^AyanAr stay in the
gurupUjai : aipaci - pUcam
Birth place of chaththi nAyanAr