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Musical Background: His musical background is not known clearly. However, he was a great scholar who initially studied under Ramabhadra Dikshitar and later under the Sankaracharya of Kanchipuram.

Region: He was born in Tiruvisainallur, near Kumbakonam, Tamilnadu.

Contribution: He wrote several devotional songs, which have a simple beauty that makes them appealing. His other works include Brahma Sutra Vruddhi, Atma Vidya Vilasam and Siva Manasika Puja keertanas.

Theme: His compositions contain high philosophical ideas, in addition to being devotional.

Language used: Sanskrit.

Signature: He used the mudras Paramahamsa or Hamsa.

Popular Compositions: Bhajare Gopalam (Hindolam), Pibare ramarasam (Yamankalyani), Bhajare Yadu Natham (Peelu) and so on.


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