Thozappars sons: Kandhadai
Thozappar had four sons , they were Periya Varadhachar, Seriya
Varadhachar,Eiyan Ramanuja Charya & Devaraja Guru also known as ammal.
Periya Varadhachar was also known as Periya Aiyi,Seriya Varadhachar was
known as Seriya Aiyi,This tittle AIYI was given by Namperumal because they
served the Lord like a mother, so he gave the AIYI , it means mother.
Koorananarayna Jeer did lot of social serivce,as desired by natives of
Srirangam Vadula desikarana Ayi, gave Kooranarayan jeer the Udayavars
Mutt,Elachinai,Thiruvazi Modiram,and some other Kainkaryam.As usual the
Then Chola King misbehaved with with Periya Ayi,he felt disgusted,and
relinquished the administrative charges of Srirangam temple, he went to
Thirumazisi near Poovirundavalli. His father kanthandai Thozappar also
left Srirangam and reached Kanchipuram.Then Kanchi Devadi Rajan appeared
in the dream of Thozappar and told he will go back to Srirangam once
again.Then dream came true ,Eyan Ramanujacharya returned back and built
lot of Gopurams, mantapam etc. The descendants of Mudali Andan ran the
administration of Srirangam Temple for more than 200 years.
Thirugopurathu Nayanar: He was the son of Vadula Desikan Eyan
Ramanujacharya ( He is known as Narasimhachariyar),His next brother was
Devaperumal Pillai,both got the Srikaryam work in Srirangam temple.With
the help of all wealthy person Narasimha Raja did lot of kainkaryam for
Namperumal.He had three sons Periyaannan,Chinna Annan and Deivangaperumal
Thozzappar. In 1310 CE when muslim invaded Srirangam then they hid the
Moolavar vighraham ,then sent away the uthsavar vigraham with Pillai
Lokachary, then after 61 years with the help of Harihara and Bhukka's
fedual lord of Senghi Sri Goppana Udayar in 1371 CE the Uthsavar
Namperumal came back to Srirangam.
Devanga Perumal Thozzapar:He was the third son of Thirugopurathu
Nayanar,Devanga Perumal was born in the month of Avani , Shravana
Star.Thirugopurathu Nayanar went along with Namperumal and since he became
unwell , he returned back.When Namperumal was brought back to Senghi,
Devanga Perumal went to Senghi and accompanied Namperumal to Srirangam. He
restored the all the festival which came to stand stil after Namperumal
left Srirangam.To start with he restored Virupan Thirunalon Chitrai
Devaraja Thozzapar: Devanga Perumal Thozzapar had three sons, Poretru
Nayan,Azaithu vazvaitha Perumal Annar and Last son was Devaraja
Thozzapar.Devanga Perumal made Deavaraja Thozzapar as his successor and
entrusted the work of Srikaryam of Srirangam Temple.
Varadhanarayana Guru: Devaraja Thozzapar struggled and did the duty of
Srikaryam. Then one day in his dream Namperumal Appeared and told he is
going to be blessed with a fourth son who wil be the amsam of Mudali
Andaan.Devaraja Thozzapar had three sons named Poreiru Nayan,Narayana
Appai and Azaithu vazavaitha Perumal. In the year 1389 CE in Puratasi
Month,in the Purattathi star was born Narayana Guru, then after him
Srinivasachariyar, then Thirugopurath Nayanar ( Azagia Singar) , Thozzapar
and last was Eyan were born to Devaraja Thaozzapar. Then Varadhanarayana
Guru became the Srikaryam of Namperumal temple. Since Kooranaryana Jeer
came to forfront pushing the Mudali Andan Vamsam in getting temple rights
Varadhanarayana Guru did not join the Goshti and used to seperately have
the darshan of Namperumal.When his rights were snathced ,once day
Namperumal got struck in door and he could not come out, in the guise of
Appan ( Brother of Varadha guru) went our Namperumal varadhaguru's
thirumalaigai and called him for darshan , then be hold Appan vansihed
once, varadha Guru entered then temple.Then Varadhaguru was astonished.
Then through Archaka Lord Namperumal Glorified the Varadha Guru's
Importance.He is also known as Annan Swami. Malavana Mamunigal restored
the Mariyadi given to Mudali Andaan to his decendant Varadha Guru a.k.a
Annan Swami.During nayaka Kings period near Sengai a place named Thirumani
Annan Swami build a temple for Perun Devi Thayar Sametha Sri Kalyan
Varadharajar. After some decedents of Annan Swami came Apurna Appangar.
Apurana Appangar: He was the sixth generation of Appan Swami Has two sons
Elder one was Varadhachariyar and Second Son was Pranadhadhithar,Then
Appan Swami thriumaligai was dived into two and was known as Thirumani
Swami Thirumaligai and Appan Venkatachariyar Thirumaligai.
Appan Venkatachariyar : He was the Seventh generation of Appan Swami and
He was very famous at that time. At this time Manavala Mamunigals one of
the ashtathigajas Erumbhi Appa's decendants gave his aradhana Murthy
Chakravarthi Thirumagan ( Picture can be seen in Picture Gallery)and also
was given the rights of Second Theertham rights of Sholinghapuram, and it
is continuing even today.
Pranadhadhithar:He was the son Appan Venkatachariyar, He was also the
brilliant like his father. He spread the Vashistaadwaitha. Along with
Sirupuliyur Swami he started Visachanar Magazine.It was during his period
he eastablished thirumaligai at Kanchipuram, Sriperumpudhur, Srivaliputtur
etc. Lot of people become shisyas of this swami.
Sri Varadhachariyar: He was the son of Pranadhadhithar since he did not
have issues he took the Swekaram. He took swekaram from Thirumani Swami's
Son Sri Ramanujachariyar.
Sri Ramanujachariyar:He is the current swami . He was born on 25th
December 1935.In Yuva Year,Margazi Month in Moola Nakshtram. He was
adopted in the year 1941, He had his Upanayanam in the year 1943.He
studied in Sriperumpudur Patashala.He mastered vyakarna, Mimansa, got the
title Vedantha Shirormani. He did grantha Kalashepa under Karapankadu
Swami. He studied Sribhashyam under Hyderabad Vidhwan Sri Appan
Sadagopachariyar. He is the Trustee of Embar Mutt, He has lot of
Shyshya . He has three sons. The eldest is Pranadharthi Harachariyar, he
is born on Margazi moth Visakam Nakshtram
PS: I have compiled
whatever was given to me in the form of Book published during 600th
Samvathsara Mohothsavam in the year 1992. If any mistake has crept in
please correct. ( Sridhar)