18 Siddhars contribution & achievement

18 Siddhars of South India 1. Agathiyar-father of Tamil literature
Agathiyar is the most renowned siddhar in the history of Tamil.
He was the father of Tamil literature.
The compiling of first Tamil grammar Agathiym went to him.
He had the mastery over language, medicine, alchemy and spirituality.
He authored as many as 96 books and some of his famous books are Vaidiya Sigamani, Chendhooram-300, Mani-400, Sivajalam and Sakthijalam.
It is considered that he was the direct disciple of Lord Siva. 2. Thirumoolar-the Prince of Mystics
Thirumoolar is known as the prince of mystics.
Nandhidevar was his Guru.
The compiling of the magnum opus ‘Thirumanthiram’ went to him that deals with body and soul.
The book ‘Thirumanthiram’ is regarded as the Bible of Tantrik Yoga.
His famous literary works are ‘Thirumanthiram’ and Saiva ‘Siddhantham’ which contributed a lot in the field of Siddha system of medicine.
He was the great philosopher of atomic theory or nanotechnology.
His physiological principles are of great importance.
He gave much more thrust upon ‘sound mind in a sound body’. 3. Bogar-the propagator of spirituality
He spread the message of spirituality and propagated the same in China.
He is known for his contributions in the field of alchemy, medicine and yoga.
His works for the synthesis of mercury and arsenic compounds was praiseworthy.
He authored more than 42 books on Siddha medicine.
The statue of Lord Muruga which he created contains Nava Pasana (nine arsenic compounds). 4. Konganar- the son of Bogar
Konganar is the son of Bogar.
He is credited with more than 40 books based upon alchemy and elixir.
He had also expertise on philosophy, medicine and spirituality.
Kongunado is his birth place. 5. Therayar-master of astrology
He had mastery over astrology, mysticism, alchemy, medicine and language.
His scholarly aptitude and command over language were exceptional.
He had command over many languages such as Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Sanskrit.
His works on diseases and disorders are praiseworthy.
He was the disciple of Dharmasowmiyar. 6. Korakkar
Korakkar’s known works are Korakkar brahma gnanam 1, Korakkar brahma gnana soothiram and Korakkar karpa choothiram.
Korakkar mooli used by him in the preparations of poorna lehyam. 7. Karuvurar
The masterpiece of Karuvurar is Karuvurar vadha kaviyam, Karuvurar sive gnana bodhakam and Thiruisaippa.
Karuvurar had given great contributions in the construction of Tanjore Temple.
Owing to this, a special shrine has been made in the Tanjore temple itself. 8. Edaikkadar
His major contributions are rasavatham and kayakarpam 9. Chattamuni
Chattamuni is known for his contributions in the field of alchemy and 96 thathuvas.
Sattamuni pini gnanam100, Sattamuni vadha kaviyam 1000, Sattamuni vatha soothiram 200, Sattamuni gnana vailakkam 51 are his main masterpiece works. 10. Sundaranar
Sundaranar is known for his contributions in Sundaranar siva gnana yogam 32 and Sundaranar vakkya sutram 64.
He made surprised everyone by making of chunnam. 11. Ramadevar
Ramadevar’s major work is Ramadevar1000.
He was the disciple of Pulathiyar.
He has made major contributions in the development of Kayakalpa. 12. Pambatti
Attama siddhis (eight unique powers) of siddhars are enumerated in his works.
His major contributions are gnana siddhi that is having Aadu pambe means dancing snake. 13. Machamuni
His major contribution is Machendhra nadhar endra nondi siddhar padal 14. Kudambai
He is known for his works that are related with spiritual bliss and gnana yoga.
His major contribution is Kudambai siddhar padalgal. 15. Azhuganni Siddhar
 His major work is Siddhar gnanakovai. 16. Agapai siddhar
His major work is Gnana siddhi
His place of Samadhi is considered to be Thiruvalankadu.
He was the disciple of Korakkar. 17. Nandhidevar
He is considered as the direct disciple of Lord Siva.
His major contribution is Nandhi kalai gnanam 1000.
He is regarded as the guru of gurus.  18. Kakapusundar
 He was the disciple Agathiyar.
His major contributions are Pusundar mei gnana vilakkam-80, and pusundar gnanam-19

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