In the life stream river kAveri flowing chOza kingdom is the blooming town pUmpukalUr. This is the place where the thamiz yOgi thirun^Avukkarachar(1) attained shiva samAdhi. The town where the humming of the bees goes to the background as the chanting of the holy vEdhas in the rhythm and sweetness comes to foreground; The drops that bud on the lotus flowers are less appraciated as the drops of joy that buds on the lotus faces of devotees look more pleasent.
In that pretty town came the devotee with beautiful heart muruganAr. In the family that lives in praising the vEdhic salutations to that Three eyed Beauty, he was born. Excelling in the knowledge, he had a heart that melt very easily for the Flame like Lord. n^AyanAr whose name is beauty wanted to beautify the Supreme Beauty with beautiful fragrant flawless flowers. In that great austerity he brought flowers to ornate the matted hair of the Lord that is boundless.
Getting up before the Sun sees the day, with clean heart and body, with His praise in thoughts and tongue, would bring the various wonderful flowers. The flowers of the forest and that from the hills, the flowers from the ponds or from the creepers, they would be present in different different baskets and of course his lotus heart would be there for the Lord - ever fresh. He would then select the good flowers that is flawless to ornate the blooming form of the Easily pleased. He made garlands out of them, floral crowns with them, made strings of flowers and the seperate flowers too that decorate the Heart stealing Lord in many differnt pleasing fashion. The Lord of varthamAnIchcharam whose feet are softer than the patals of rose enjoyed the service of this sincere slave.
With the flowers for that Floral feet in hand and the wisdom of all the holy scriptures that is the Holy Five Letters in his lips, he drove away all other dirty smells of material pleasures. Such a great devotee would get the company of someother great devotee. He was given the boon of being the friend of the prodigy who called the Lord on the Bull to thwart the ignorance of the masses. That splendid thirunyAnachampan^dhar(2) along with the old sage of valiant words thirun^Avukkarachar stayed in his place on their visit to pUmpukalUr. muruga n^AyanAr took part in the grand wedding celebrations of thirunyAnachampan^dhar and stayed under the floral feet of Lord shiva through the flame that appeared in perumaNam by the prayer of thirunyAnachampan^dhar. Let the relentless service of muruga n^AyanAr in worshipping the konRAi crowned Lord stay in the mind.