Nammalwar (3059 BC) is one of the twelve great alvars. He is a great devotee of Lord Vishnu, and has composed many poems in praise of Lord Vishnu. He is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Vishvaksena.
According to ancient texts, Nammalwar was born in Alwarthirunagiri, Tamilnadu. He was the guru of Madhurakavi Alvar.
According to ancient texts, it is known that even at a younger age, he began to meditate and chant the names of Lord Vishnu. He was a staunch devotee of Sriman Narayana, and was always thinking about him, without taking proper food and water. He spread the Vaishnavism through his good speech, and many people were become admirers of his speech about Lord Vishnu. Madhurakavi Alvar composed several poems in praise of his Guru Nammalvar.
SPIRITUAL WORKS :
3. Thiru Vaasiriam
4. Periya Thiruvanthadi
Nammalvar was a great alvar, and a sincere devotee of Lord Vishnu. He utilized his entire life towards doing service to the god, and also guiding the people in the good path. He is living in Vaikunta along with other alvars, and doing the divine service to Lord Vishnu. Let us worship this great alvar and chant his name and be blessed.
“OM SREE NAMMALVARE NAMAHA”
“OM NAMO NARAYANAYA NAMAHA”