History

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srImathE satagOpAya nama:
srImathE rAmAnujAya nama:
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One among 108 dhivya dhEsams, thirumeyyam (locally known as thirumayyam) is also known as sathyagiri, sathya kshEthram, sathya thIrtham, etc. thirumangai AzhwAr performed mangaLAsAsanam to this dhivya dhEsam emperumAns in 9 of his pAsurams (detailed listing in http://thirumeyyam.koyil.org/?page_id=41).

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There are two emperumAns mainly in this dhivya dhEsam. sathyamUrthy perumAL and thirumeyyar emperumAN (sayana thirukkOlam/reclining posture). Apart from this there are separate sannidhis for srI rAma, kaNNan emperumAn, ANdAL, AzhwArs and AchAryas.

100_4216sathyamUrthy perumAL with srI dhEvi, bhU dhEvi and ANdAL

100_4209thirumeyyar with srI dhEvi and bhU dhEvi. kaNNan is also seen.

The sthala purANam of this dhivya dhEsam is explained in brahmANda purANam and it can be viewed/downloaded from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByVemcKfGLucVWlpUDVXaUhaNmM/edit?usp=sharing.

thirumeyya malaiyALa rAmAnuja jIyar was born in 1840, accepted sannyAsam at an early age of 35, settled in thirumeyyam, built a mutt there, performed kAlakshEpams and arranged for thadhIyArAdhanam in this dhivya dhEsam. He finally ascended to paramapadham from this same dhivya dhEsam. His life history and thaniyans/vAzhi thirunAmam can be viewed/downloaded from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByVemcKfGLucYnIzTmh4REpoSVE/edit?usp=sharing.

Thiru Meyya Malai Ala RAmanuja Jeeyar Swami with his Ghoshti at Thirumeyyamthirumeyya malaiyALa rAmAnuja jIyar swamy kAlakshEpa gOshti

In the recent past with the initiative of thirumeyya malaiyALa rAmAnuja jIyar swamy trust, dhivya prabhandham is constantly being recited and many uthsavams are celebrated with great enthusiasm. Recently, in april 2013, punar prathishtA (re-establishment) of archA vigrahams (uthsavar) for nammAzhwAr, thirumangai AzhwAr, emperumAnAr and maNavALa mAmunigaL was performed and since then many uthsavams focussed on AzhwAr/AchArya vaibhavams are celebrated enthusiastically.

srI krishNamUrthy bhattar and 4 other sthAnIkars (local srIvaishNavas) take care of sannidhi kainkaryams. sri kalyaNa rAman swami has been taking care of thirumadaippaLLi (cooking) kainkaryam for over 33 years. srImAn Trust, srIrangam (founded by parAsara badhri nArAyaNa bhattar swamy) honoured srI krishNamUrthy bhattar and srI kalyANa rAman swamy for their tireless kainkaryam over many years at this dhivya dhEsam. They were honoured at srI kUrathAzhwAn sannidhi, srIrangam in December 2013.

thirumeyya malaiyALa rAmAnuja jIyar swamy trust takes care of “aruLicheyal (dhivya prabhandham) kainkaryam” during all main Events at this dhivya dhEsam.

Summary (From http://acharya.org/dd/m/thiru-meyyam.html)

AzhwAr  emperumAnAr jIyar thiruvadigaLE charaNam

thiru meyya malai ALa rAmAnuja jIyar thiruvadigaLE charaNam

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