The Divine World Of The Alvars

The Divine World Of The Alvars

By Pravrajika Shuddhatmamata, 127 Pages, Paperback.

Between the sixth and ninth centuries a group of Vaishnavite and Shaivite saints appeard in Tamil Nadu who, through their lives as well as their songs of ecstatic love for God, complettely changed the religious life of Indiaa. The Vaishnavite saints were called Alvars (i.e. 'those who are immersed in God', or 'those who have dived deep in God')

This book is about lives and songs of the Vaishnava saints of South India.