About Thavathiru

A BRIEF OF  THAVATHIRU SANTHALINGA ADIGALAR ARTS, SCIENCE AND TAMIL COLLEGE, PERUR,COIMBATORE.

Thiru kailaya hierarchy and kailaisree meikandar lineage H.H.Thavathiru santhalinga adikalar the founder of peruradheenam,lived in the 17 th centuary.He was a Veera saiva sage.He authored four sacred scriptures.H.H.attained salvation on the day of Masi Maham.Then the mutt game under the headship of many pontiffs.In 1939 H.H.aarumuga adikalar became the head pointiff of the mutt.He rendered his service for about 38 years.In 1950 H.H.Ramasamy adigalar became the junior pontiff and in 1967 H.H.took the charge of head pointff.He toiled with his flowers and developde the mutt and establish educational institution.In 1972 medras university selected H.H as syndicate member.H.H rendered religious service as wel as educational service.He renderd his educational service as a professor,principle and secretary of the college. Simplicity, hardworking,perseverance,hospitality,and the uttermost involvement in commitment and on tamil language are some of his praiseworthy qualities.

Perseverance ofH.H. and the staunch of his followers paved way for establishing the first tamil college in coinbatore region.On 4th june,1953 thavathiru santhalinga adikalar tamil college was established with tamil incantation at perur patteeswarar temple.It was tha very first attempt of chanting a regional language in agama temple in india.the first finance minister of free india sir.R.K.shanmuga chettiar,V.C.Subhia gounder and kovai kzhilar were few of its committee members.K.M.ramachandra chettiar,alias (kovai kizhilar) was the first principal of the college.

In 1988 H.H.santhalinga ramasamy adikalar became the principle of the college and he uplifded the college status from UG level to research level.Since 1982 it has been affiliated to bharathiar university.IN 1983 M.A(tamil)and ph.d(tamil)course were introduced.In 1989 b.com English medium(aided) course was introduced.In 1993 self financing course B.com(tamil medium),B.com(c.s)and B.sc(computer science)were introduced.Along with U.G course PG course(M.com)was also coomenced in SF.

Now the college is running under the presidentship of H.H.santhalinga ramasamy adigalar.mr.pazha dharma armugam is the secretary and the junior pointff H.H.Dr.Maruthachala adikalar is the principle of the college.

The college has so far produced 5000 eminent Tamil scholars,several eminent charted accountants,cost accountants and managers.the recipient of several awards and honours Dr.A.A.Manavalan ;Sakithya academy award winner(twice) pulavar puvarasu;former Tamil nadu Court poet pulamai pithan are some of the ever green alumini celebrities.

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