Alwar concluded by singing the third 100 verses starting with the words ' Tiruk Kanden, Pon Meni Kanden' ( I found the glorious,
golden form of the Lord').
Pon Meni Kanden- Thigazhum / Arukkan Ani Niramum Kanden-Seruk Kilarum / Pon Aazhi Kanden Puri Sangam Kai Kanden / En Aazhi
Vannan Paal Inru On witnessing the glorious vision in which the entire universe was the very body of Lord Narayana, the Alwar
proceeds to describe all that he had seen. "
I have seen
the glory of SRI, the consort of the Lord; I have seen hos
body that is azure in color as the sea; I have seen his brilliance like that of the Sun; on his one hand, he holds his divine
discus that reverberates in the battlefield and on the other he holds the divine
Seru : Battle,
Aazhi Vannan : One whose color is like that of the blue seas.
were so constructed that the ending word of each verse became the commencing word
of the next verse - a special kind of prosody characteristic of Tamil literature called 'Anta Adhi' 'Anta' means 'end' and
'Adhi' means 'beginning'. The three works were thus called First Antadhi, Second Antadhi and Third Antadhi respectively and
set in motion the mellifluous flow of Bhakti literature to follow.
on Pey Alwar Seeraru Mada Tirukkovilur Athanul / Karaar Karu Mukhilaik Kaanap Pukku /Oraat Thiruk Kanden Enru Uraitha Seeraan
Kazhale Uraik Kandaai Nenje! Ugandhu/
" O! My
mind! On the corridors of the ramparts of the lovely Tirukkovilur where reclines the Lord with the color of the rain bearing
clouds. Experiencing an intimate bonding with him, the great Pey Alwar has bequeathed to us his psalm "Tiruk Kanden" in Antaadhi
style. You can derive divine ecstasy by concentrating on his holy feet"
The Divya Desams consecrated by Pey Alwar (14) Tiruvarangam,
Tirumaliruncholai,Tirukkoshtiyur, Ashtabuyakaram,Tiruvelukkai, Tiruppaadakam, Tiruvekka, Tiruvallikkeni,
Tirukkadikai, Tiruvenkadam, Tiruppaarkadal and Paramapadam