Ayyavazhi
Ayyavazhi (Tamil: அய்யாவழி, Malayalam: അയ്യാവഴി Ayyāvaḻi [əjːaːvəɻi], "Path of the father") is an Henotheistic belief that originated in South India. It is cited as an independent monistic ...
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History of Ayyavazhi
The History of Ayyavazhi traces the religious history of Ayyavazhi, a belief-system originated in mid-19th century in Southern India. Ayyavazhi came to be noticed by the large number of people gatheri...
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Ayya Vaikundar
Ayya Vaikundar (Tamil: அய்யா வைகுண்டர்), according to historians, was a 19th Century social reformer and iconoclast who worked for the upliftment of the dalit Hindus in the then Kingdom of Travanc...
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Teachings and impacts of Ayyavazhi
The Ayyavazhi includes a corpus of teachings of its initiator Ayya Vaikundar in theform of instructions and slogans found in the religious book Akilattirattu.
The teachings on Dharmam have two lev...
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Neetham
Neetham (Tamil:) are the primary virtues to be followed according to the Akilam the holy text of Ayyavazhi. They are found in Akilam one, which is the first section of the Akilattirattu Ammanai, and i...
Ayyavazhi scriptures
The Akilattirattu Ammanai and Arul Nool are the scriptures of Ayyavazhi. While Akilathirattu Ammnai is the primary holy text, Arul Nool is considered the secondary regarding the religious importance. ...
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Ayyavazhi holy sites
The holy places of Ayyavazhi includes the following Primary PathisOther PathisPrimary ThangalsOther Important ThangalsOther holy sites
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Ayyavazhi rituals
Ayyavazhi rituals are the religious practices prevalent among the followers of Ayyavazhi. Most of them are connected with Akilam and Arul Nool and a few, though not associated with the holy books, are...
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Ayyavazhi festivals
The festivals and celebrations play an important role in the socio-religious universe of Ayyavazhi. Some of the festivals are common for both Pathis and Nizhal Thangals, while some are confined to Pat...
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Ayyavazhi mythology
Ayyavazhi mythology is the mythology of the growing South Indian religious faith and a sect of Hinduism known as Ayyavazhi. The main source of Ayyavazhi mythology is the Ayyavazhi scripture, Akilattir...
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Ayyavazhi theology
Ayyavazhi theology is the theology of a South Indian religious faith and officially a sect of Hinduism known as Ayyavazhi. Several fundamental theological beliefs distinguish the Ayyavazhi tradition f...
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Worship centers of Ayyavazhi
The Pathis and Nizhal Thangals, are centers of worship and religious learning for the followers of Ayyavazhi which are established in different parts of India. They served as centres for propagation o...
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Natalvar
The word Natalvar in Tamil means 'The ones who rule the country'. This is the name given to the Santror by Thirumal according to Ayyavazhi mythology.
Vatakku Vasal
Vatakku Vasal (which means "north entrance") is the north entrance of Swamithoppe pathi. It was here Ayya Vaikundar performed his Tavam. This is considered sacred by the followers of Ayyavazhi. During...
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Ayyavazhi in reports by Christian missionaries
Ayyavazhi, a belief system originating from South India, is mentioned in a number of reports by Christian missionaries in the 19th century. In some of these reports, it is claimed that Ayyavazhi is a...
Thiru Eadu Vasippu
Thiru Eadu Vasippu is the festival celebrated in the worship centers of Ayyavazhi. It is celebrated for three, five, seven, ten or seventeen days annually. During these days the holy scripture of Ayya...
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Akilam fifteen
Akilathirattu Ammanai (Tamil: அகிலத்திரட்டு அம்மானை; akilam ("world"), thirattu ("collection"), ammanai ("ballad")), also called Thiru Edu ("venerable book"), is the main religious text of the Tam...
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Nizhal Thangal
Nizhal Thangal (Tamil: நிழல் தாங்கல்; also called Inai Thangals) are secondary worship places of the Ayyavazhi, often smaller in size compared to Pathis, built per the instructions of Akilattiratt...
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Kaliyan
Kali (Kaliyan in Tamil) was the sixth fragment of the primordial manifestation of Kroni (evil) according to Akilam, the source of Ayyavazhi mythology and the holy book of Ayyavazhi religion. Unlike ot...
Incarnation
Incarnation literally means embodied in flesh or taking on flesh. It refers to the conception and birth of a sentient creature who is the material manifestation of an entity, god or force whose origi...
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Ayyavazhi Trinity
According to the Ayyavazhi religion, the Ayyavazhi Trinity is the incarnation of God in the current stage of world development (Kali Yukam). Ayya Vaikundar, the Incarnation, is the combination of the ...
Kroni
Kroni (Tamil: குறோணி) is a figure in Ayyavazhi mythology. He is the primordial manifestation of evil, and manifests in various forms of evil, such as Ravana and Duryodhana, in different ages or yu...
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Pathi
Pathi (Tamil: பதி - "The place where God is") is the name of the primary centres of congregational worship for the South Indian religious system of Ayyavazhi, having a relatively large structure l...
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Kalimayai
Kalimayai is the illusion caused by the evil spirit of Kali Yukam, (not the Hindu deity kali) according to Akilattirattu Ammanai the source of Ayyavazhi mythology.