Tuesday, April 10, 2012


                                                        KARUNAI PRAKASAR

Around Seventeenth Century, KUMARA SWAMY DESIKAR, devotee of Siva and ardent supporter of
Saiva siddantha lived in kanchipuram.
He was the archaka and Dikshithar for the People of Thondai mandalam.
He left his family and gone to Thiruvannamalai with his disciples.
There he planned to become a Sage. But it failed. God made him to get married.
He got three sons and a daughter.
Siva prakasar, Karunai prakasar, Velaiyar and Gnambikai ammal  are his children.
Siva prakasar known as Thurai mangalam Siva prakasar , became a sage.
He had written more than Thirty two books  in Tamil. He translated few kannada books.
Nanneri, Nenju vidu thoothu  ….
He attain mukthi motcha in Nallatrur near by Pondicherry, while he is thirty two.
His sister Gnambikai married Perur Santhalinga swamigal.
Karunai prakasar get married . And he wrote more than five books in Tamil. Seegalathi sarukkam , Ishtalinga Agaval.
He demised at Thiruvengai.
Velaiyar married Meenatchi Ammal . He got a son named Sundaresanar
Velaiyar wrote  more than seven books .Mayilathula, Nallur puranam, Mayilai thirattai mani maalai, Ishta linga kaithala maalai ..
Kumbakona Sarangathevar history as Veera singhathana puranam, Gugai Namachivaya Desikar history as  Namchivaya leelai and Krisnanan history as Paarijatha leelai.
And attain mukthi motcha at Perumathur at the age of seventy two.
Sundresanar married Karpagammal . He settled down his family in Valavanur.
 They got a son named Swaminatha Desikar. Swaminatha Desikar converted himself to
 Christianity, changed his name as SUSAI and married Gnasounthari.
He wrote folk drama named as  “ Gna soundari “.
Susai got a son named Savari muthu.  Savari muthu married Mary. He got two sons .S.V.S. Rathinam and Ponnu Thambi.
S.V.S. Rathinam , a social reformer ,  served as Bench Magistrate .
He was rewarded Gold medal by Indian Government for his social service against Untouchability.


Karunai prakasar brother of Sivaprkasa swamigal , Velaiyar and Gnambikai,  got married . 

And he wrote more than five books in Tamil. 

Seegalathi sarukkam , Ishtalinga Agaval.

He demised at Thiruvengai.