Nappinnai is a well-known name in Tamil bhakthi literature and in Vaishnavite tradition.
Her true identity and origin have always been a matter of debate.
Regular readers would have noticed that I have been writing about Nappinnai from time to time. My latest article on who she could be, written in Tamil is published in tamilhindu.com.
It can be read at
The various articles written in this blog on Kaarthigai deepam festival and its cosmological connection have been compiled into a single article and posted in