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DEAR thambi Now let us get into the ocean that is thirumanthiram.

(tmm) First, about the person that is thirumoolar. There is no clear direct evidence or internal evidence(tmm). About thirumoolar. All that information we get are from periya puranam of sekkizhar of 8th century and from some songs in praise of chiva.(shiva) A chivayogi, who had been initiated into yogamarga by nandidevar(chief disciple of chiva), left the Himalayas, to podhigai mountain, deep south, where agathiar, a great chivayogi and chittar, resided and whom he desired to meet. After worshipping chiva at thillai( chithambram, he moved to thiruvavaduthurai(en route podigai hills) At that place, he saw a flock of cows in tears, unable to bear the death of their master and cow-herd whose name was moolan. Moved by their love, and also by their agony, the compassionate chivayogi used his yogic and supernatural powers, entered the cow-herd moolan’s body to pacify the cows. He hid his body in a cave. After the cows stopped their crying, he went in search of his body. It had disappeared. He knew it was divine will that he should stay there and help people . he stayed there for a long time (some thousands of years) and recorded his wisdom in Tamizh, for the benefit of the world. “ ennai nanraai inraivan cheiythann Tannai nanraai tamizh cheyumaarey”(TMM) God mad me a perfect person , and the reason was, His attributes could be rendered by me in the most beautiful tamizh, the southern language. Later tamizh scholars gave the name thirumanthiram, to thiru moolar’s anthology of 3000 songs.

Millions of people have read and studied thirumanthiram, over many centuries. and thingalani (TA)is one among the millions, who was fascinated by thirumanthiram. Thirukkural and thiru arutpa, from his younger days. TA shall not go by any order , when he sends you thirumanthiram messages. TMM verses randomly selected by him , and his views about them shall be sent to you. Yaan petra inbam peruga iv vaiyagam.(TMM) Love. Thingalani Ps .Now let us both enjoy this great thirumanthiram, may all peace descend upon you.

The body is the truth as it contains the truth. (there are many lineages . UDAMBULEY UTTAMAN KOYIL KONDAAN ENRU ULAMBINAI YAAN IRNDHU OAMBUGINRENE. BY STILLNESS ( HE USES THE WORD … IRUNDHU…(MEANING BEING STILL) This irundhu is used throughout siddha and yogic literature . TMM 718 . They give much importance to the self (atma or anma).. PRECIOUS ESSENCE . The yogi with his deep penetrating insight SAW the TRUTH in the body. HAVING UNDERSTOOD THAT THIS HIGHEST THING HAS MADE DWELLING OF THIS BODY…. some usages explained now. Then the realization dawns on him that the body is the home of the PURE ESSENCE that permeates all the worlds. Probably he was influenced by other philosophers of his time. Vedantists regard this body as just a shirt and don’t give much importance to it. Then he finds out the truth.. They denied the respect that the body deserved. … I. . to the body. ( I SAW). Remain actively passive… passively active and so on.TMM READING 2.. ( TA’S TRANSLATION) Now the siddhayogi says he had neglected the body in the past. SOME EDITIONS 725 Udambu in tamil means body. meaning TRUE. Then . And how? KANDEN. Tirumoolar was a siddha and yogi who fell into this line of siddhas Now let us proceed I THOUGHT OF THIS BODY AS LOW AND OF A DISGRACEFUL NATURE (IN THE PAST) THEN I FOUND OUT THE NATURAL. And tamil siddhas gave the name MEY…. how does he protect the body? BY BEING STILL. we shall deal in detail later. philosophical schools of india vary in their perception of the human body and mind.. DT O5082009 UDAMBINAI MUNNAM AZHUKKU ENRU IRUNDEN UDAMBINUKKU ULLEY URUPORUL KANDEN. IN THIS BODY. AM PROTECTING THIS BODY. CHUMMA IRU= just be. and found out the divinity of the body.. A section of the siddhas . BEING STILL. TA) did not accept the above view. be still….

MAY ALL THE GOOD HAPPEN TO YOU . where the great tamil saint reveals the truth that his LORD made him STILL.This term CHUMMA IRU. has a parallel in ZEN BUDDHISM known as SHIKAN TAZA meaning JUST BE ENNAIYUM IRUPPATHU AAKINNAN is from manicka vaachagar’s thiruvachagam. we understand the preciousness of the body and the need and means to protect it. STABLE ( IRUPPU) Now.

AND AGAIN SHAKTI IS THE MOTHER. PASHU AND PAASAM) ARE ANAATHI ( NO BEGINNING). AANAVAM(PRIDE AND EGO). DESTRUCTION. AZHITTHAL. CONCEALMENT AND GRACE. SHIVA IS THE FATHER. . SO THE SHIVA PART IS FATHER AND THE SHAKTI PART IS THE MOTHER. PASHU HAS TO BE AWARE OF THE MUMMALAMS . THIS KNOWLEDGE IS ESSENTIAL BECAUSE THIRUMOOLAR IS A SIDDHA AND ALSO A SAIVA SIDDHANTIST. THIRODHANA AND ANUGRAHA.(GOD) THE INDIVIDUAL SELF IS CALLED PASHU . KANMAM(ACTIONS AND ITS EFFECTS). SHAKTI IS THE EARTH AND SHIVA IS THE SKY. AND GET OUT OF THEM BY UNDERSTANDING. AND THEIR FUNCTIONS ARE CALLED PANCHA KRITYAS ( 5 ACTIONS) VIZ AAKAL. THEY ARE CALLED MUMMALAMS ( 3 CONDITIONINGS) ALL THESE THREE (PATHI. SADASHIVA AND MAHESWARA. AND ALSO THROUGH THE ARUL ( GRACE OF THE PATHI).( BINDING) PAASAM HAS THREE COMPONENTS.DEAR THAMBI NOW LET US KNOW A LITTLE ABOUT SAIVA SIDDHANTHA. AND MARAITTHAL. SRISHTI. THE ATTACHMENTS OF THE PASHU ARE CALLED PAASAM.AND HIS THIRUVARUL OR PARASHAKTI (WHO AGAIN IS HIS OWN PART) OR HIGHEST ENERGY DOES ALL THE ACTIVE WORK TO ENLIGHTEN THE PASHU. PROTECTION. PARTICULARLY IN TAMILNADUAND ILANGAI. SAMHARA. RUDRA. KAATTAL. MAAYAI ( ILLUSION). STHITI. THE GREAT LORD IS PARAMESWARA AND HE HAS FIVE ATTRIBUTES AND 5 FUNCTIONS.ARULAL. BRAHMA. . SO GOD IS ALWAYS IMMOVABLE IN HIS STATE . NOW THE WHOLE LIFE DRAMA OF PASHUS ARE SCRIPTED AND DIRECTED BY PATHI. NOW HERE AGAIN THE GOD BECOMES WHOLE ONLY WITH HIS SHAKTHI. IN SS THE HIGHER SELF IS CALLED PATHI. CREATION.(SS) SS IS A UNIQUE PHILOSOPHY STILL ALIVE IN THE SOUTH. VISHNU.

THEY ARE. NOW THE PASHU(INDIVIDUAL SELF OR BEING) HAS FOUR WAYS TO REALISE. …. MAY ALL THE GOOD HAPPEN TO YOU . AS EMPTINESS HE IS CALLED SABANAYAKAM AND AS FORM CALLED NATARAJA. ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// BROTHER. ENOUGH FOR TODAY? WE SHALL CONTINUE THE SAME IN OUR NEXT MAIL ANBUDAN THINGALANI NB. HE IS. THE ONLY ONE.THE PATHI. IN TRUTH. MORE AND MORE TO COME….IN FACT THE SAME PATHI TAKES THESE FIVE FORMS TO EXECUTE THESE 5 ACTS.( WISDOM) …………………………………………………………………………………. CHARIYAI(BODILY WORSHIP AND SERVICE) KIRIYAI( RITUALS) YOGAM(PSYCHO-PHYSICAL PRACTISES) AND GNANAM. REACH. AND MERGE WITH . HE IS THE EMPTINESS AND ALSO THE FORM.

or the way of the child loving his PARENT. A man in DASA MARGAM gets the status of SAALOKAM. When one is in yogam. Thothiram means praising the lord Chaathiram means discussion of various methods of self-realization (god-realization). Thirumanthiram is both a thothiram and a chaathiram. he is said to be in DASA MARGAM. he is said to be in SAKHA MARGAM. Again .) The individual self has a relationship with the higher self. he is said to be in SANMARGAM. thothiram and chaathiram. ( about the pathi. or the way of the friend understanding his FRIEND. . or the way of understanding one’s own SELF. according to the way it has chosen Whe one is in the chariyai.Dear thambi…… ……Let us continue…… We are now in our way of knowing the saiva siddantha system of philosophy. pleasing his MASTER. the saivite literature is divided into two. each margam has got an accomplishment level.( He enters the world of SIVA) A man in SATPUTRA MARGAM gets the status of SAAMEEPAM (He is given a place VERY NEAR SIVA) A man in SAKHA MARGAM gets the status of SAAROOPAM( He gets the physical FORM of SIVA) A man in SANMARGAM gets the status of SAYUJYAM(He becomes SIVA HIMSELF) So it is the seeker’s efforts and his understanding of the LORD. The four ways of realization of the pashu. When one is in gnanam. When one is in kriyai. he is said to be in SATPUTRA MARGAM. Now. that decide the status he may be conferred upon. or the way of the slave.

17 Interpretation in next mail.Now one manthiram Thoongik kandaar siva logamum tammule Thoongik kandaar siva yogamum tammule Thoongik kandaar siva bogamum tammule Thoongik kandaar nilai solvatthev vaarey. Until then . think about all that have been spoken till now May all the good happen to you… Anban Thingalani .

In deep meditation. the siddhas(yogis) saw the world of siva within themselves. In present day usage it means sleep. 2= lifting.Dear brother Let us start from where we stopped. Now let us go through the manthiram. The other meanings are 1= delaying or deferring actions. the siddhas(yogis)saw the union of siva within themselves. 17 Thookkam is a tamil word with many meanings. the siddhas(yogis)saw the experiences of siva within themselves. 3= a deep meditative state It is in the 3rd sense that this word is used in thirumanthiram. In deep meditation. Thoongik kandaar siva logamum tammule Thoongik kandaar siva yogamum tammule Thoongik kandaar siva bogamum tammule Thoongik kandaar nilai solvatthev vaarey. In deep meditation. How can the state of these deep meditative siddhas(yogis)be explained?( (TA trans) .

according to patanjali muni. who did much to the science of yoga. bhuvana and bhogam. It is called thuyppu or thuyththunarthal in tamil.This is a very important manthiram. Bhogam is the experience of the pashu. with the saiva siddhantha lens. Jeeva dhanu becomes SIVA DHANU . Dhanu is the physical body Karana. karana. Now we shall go into details about bhoga. these 4 states are transformed as follows. Yoga is a word whose meaning differs with context. Bhoga means experience. it means combination or aspects of planets in the horoscope. Bhuvana is the world of experiences of the pashu. All JEEVA levels are TRANSFORMED into SIVA levels. “Yogas chittah vriddhi nirodhah “. dhanu. is the mind and the mental activities. Loka means word. Yoga in popular language means luck. Yoga. is cessation of the wandering of the mind…. Now the philosophy of saiva siddhanta is to transform all these 4 states of the pashu into a higher order. Siva loka means seeing the world within oneself with the eyes of siva. The pashu (individual self) has 4 posessions viz . So yoga in this manthiram means to be in communion with the inner and higher self viz siva. In astrology. So with various paths prescribed to the pashu.

And deep inside THIRUMANTHIRAM.Jeeva karana becomes SIVA KARANA Jeeva bhuvana becomes SIVA BHUVANA Jeeva bhogam becomes SIVA BHOGAM. Like Sacred biology Sacred geometry Sacred chemistry Sacred physics Sacred sexology Sacred alchemy Sacred astronomy Sacred astrology Sacred meditative practices Sacred accomplishments (or) SIDDHIS And much more…… enough for today rest in next .. which is mentioned by the great THIRUMOOLANATHA.. It is this BHOGAM or HIGHER EXPERIENCE . …. we have a lot to experience..we are still in the shallow waters. in this manthiram.

may all the good happen to you anban thingalani .