Comprehensive information about Sekkizhar including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Sekkizhar (Tamil ) was a poet and scholar of Tamil Shaiva Siddhanta, a Saiva saint contemporary with the reign of Kulothunga Chola II. He compiled and wrote the Periya Puranam (Great Purana ), 4253 verses long,recounting the life stories of the sixty-three Shaiva Nayanars, the poets of Shiva who composed the liturgical poems of the Tirumurai. Sekkizhar's work itself became part of the sacred canon. This educational Sekkizhar resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.
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