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Renaissance of Kerala-PART7 Prepared By, Bibi Mohanan
Vaikunda Swamikal(1809-1851) o Birth place- Swamithoppu(Kanyakumari) o Born in- 1809 o Initially named as Mudichoodum Perumal meaning Lord with a crown, o But, uppercast people forced his parents to change his name to Muthukutty o Later he himself changed his name as Vaikunda
Vaikunda Swamikal(1809-1851) o Organised - Samatva Samajam in 1836 o The earliest Social organisation in Kerala o He was the first person to perform mirror consecration in South India o At swamithoppu in 1851 o 'wage for work' - is his slogan towards landlords
Vaikunda Swamikal(1809-1851) o Ayyavazhi - dharmic belief system centered on the life and preaching of Vaikundar o Symbol of Ayyavazhi- lotus bearing flame o He bore so many public wells for the use of all castes o He followed the traditio o Chief source ofinformation regarding nal job of palm climbing and tapping Vaikunda Swamikal Akhilathirthu Ammanai o Akhilathiruthu Ammanai and its supplementary work Arul nool was composedby- Harigoplan(disciple)
Vaikunda Swamikal(1809-1851) o He was arrested and imprisoned o At Singarathoppu(Thiruvananthapuram) o By Swathi Thirunal o Released after 110 days of imprisonment on March 26,1839 o From 1994 onwards, March 26 is a public holiday in Kanyakumari district o Ayyaguru was the jailor at the time, accepted Vaikunda Swami as Guru o He was the first person who raised the slogan "one caste.one reliogion,one race,one world,one God mor humanity"
Vaikunda Swamikal(1809-1851) o Nizhal Thangal: o Small buildings founded in various parts of South India to support the needy and destitute o He founded common wells called "Munthirikkinar" for people from all castes
Vaikunda Swamikal(1809-1851) Condemned that; o Rule of Raja in Thravancore as -" Rule of black devil" o Rule of British in Thravancore as - "Rule of white devils" o His disciples were named Pandavas