IVARAJAYOGI THYCAUD AYYASWAMI THIRUVADIKAL

HE GURU OF SREE NARAYANA GURU


The noted Malayalam historian AGS Narayanan in his article on Sree Narayana Guru inthe New Millennim suppliment of Malayala Manorama(31.12.1999)wrote that the Guru of Sreenarayanan was a Brahmin.Two days later he corrected that the Guru was not a Brhmin.But he failed to mention who AYYASWAMI was.The fact is that like AYYAYAN AYYAPPAN ofSbarimala AYYASWAMI too was a VELLALA of Tamil origin.
Ayyaswami,whose first name was SUBBARAYAN was in AD 1813 IN Nakalapuram of Chengalpet,Tamilnad.Father was Muthukumaran and mother Rugmini from Kollam.Swathithirunal Maharaja of Travancore accepted him as his Guru.He was appointed as military secretary in Kozhikod.He became the Tamil tutor of Magriger,the collector of Malabar who later became Resident of Travancore & Kochi.On his recomendation Ayillam Thirunal Maharaja appointed Subbarayan as Residency Superintendent.He remained in that post for 36 yrs.
AyyaSwamikal had three deciples.Chattampi Swamikal,SreeNarayana Guru and Sreemathy Swayam Prakasa Yogini Amma.All had numerous deciples.Chattampi brought Narayanan to Ayyaswamikal.Ayyaswami made numerous sthothras-pazhanivybhavam,kumarakoilkuravar,thiruvormuruka,ujjainmahakalipancharagnam etc.His Bramotharakandam is a noted veda book.He build the Gandhariamman Koil of Thiruvananthapuram.He stared the SAIVAPRAKASA SABHA with the help of Prof.Sundaram Pillai (father of late PS.Nataraja Pillai-former Finance minister and MP of Kerala)
Historians,please don't hessitate to state that Guru of Sreenarayana Guru was a VELLALA
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