This shaivite philosopher was born in the town of thiruvadhikai in thamiz land. He was a disciple of meykaNdAr(1). So he could have studied together with aruNan^dhi chivAchAriyAr(2) in meykAndAr's school. The other details about him are not known. His period could be derived as 13th century, as that was the period of meykaNdAr. H the period of meykaNdAr. He has written one of the fourteen shaiva sidhdhantha texts uNmai viLakkam.