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आभाति हाटकसभानटपादपद्म ज्योतिर्मयो मनसि मे तरुणारुणोयम् | नूनं जरामरणघोरपिशाचकीर्णा संसारमोहरजनी विरतिं प्रयाता || Appayya-dīkṣita set out to Kāṣi as he wanted to draw his last breath there. However, upon realizing that he was nearing his death at Chidambaram itself, he laid his head down at the feet of the deity Kanakasabhāpati in the Naṭarāja

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मारमणमुमारमणं फणधरतल्पं फणाधराकल्पम्। मुरमथनं पुरमथनं वन्दे बाणारिमसमबाणारिम् ॥ Appayya-dikshita, an advaitin, out of his love for traditional rituals, practiced the non-dualistic worship of Shiva. Works like 'Shikarini-maala', are testimonies to his devotion to Shiva. However, hymns like ‘Varadaraaja-stava’ indicate that he was not averse to the worship of Vishnu. He strictly adhered

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