Barriers to a blissful life and ways to overcome them according to siddhars

Sivapalan, G. (2014) Barriers to a blissful life and ways to overcome them according to siddhars. Journal of Indian Culture and Civilization, 1. pp. 19-9.

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Abstract

Tamil society have respected siddhars as persons with incompara ble power or capabilities and great compassion. Their songs are a literary heritage containing lofty philosophies. To those who are educated and have true knowledge, the verses are elucidations of very eminent spiritual philosophy in simple folk language and style. The siddhars taught the people to give up the triple desires and remove the impurities. They also show path to control the five senses and the mind which tends to follow the senses. The Patinen Siddhargal Periya Nyanak Kooai edited by V. Saravanamuttu Pillai and published by Irattina Nayakar Sons had been used as the basic of this article. The aim of this article is to examine and to explain the evils caused by triple desires, five senses, mind, attachment, vaacanai and the ways to overcome them according to siddhars .

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Siddhar, God realization, yokam, triple desires, five senses, Periya Nyanak Kouai.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Safri
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2015 00:53
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2015 00:53
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/14440

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