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Meenakshi Sundaram Pillai, Tamil Scholar
Meenakshi Sundaram Pillai was a renowned Tamil scholar who began his career as a Tamil teacher.
 Meenakshi Sundaram Pillai was a Tamil scholar. He was the teacher of U. V. Swaminatha Iyer who is also a Tamil scholar and researcher. Initially he was a teacher and trained many students in Tamil literature.

He wrote Kuchelopakyam and the Suta Samitha. His first publication came out in 1842. His contribution to Tamil studies as well as Shaiva Agamas is remembered till today. He left behind a treasure of Tamil palm leaf manuscripts. He died in 1876.

Sthala Puranas comprises of ninety six minor literary genres of Tamil which gained prominence after16th century. It is believed that he composed ninety Sthalapuranas about various temples.

His Notable Works include:
* Prabada Tirattu
* Kanthimathiammai Pillai Tamil
* Sri Mangalambigai Pillai Tamil
* Perunthipirattiyar Pillai Tamil
* Thiruvidaikazhi Murugar Pillai Tamil
* Prabada Tirattu - Paguthi 10 - Sri Ambalavanathesikar Pillai Tamil
* Vaatpokki Kalambagam
* Thiruvavauthurai Atheenathuk Guru Parambarai Agaval
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 11 - Sri Ambalavana Thesigar Kalambagam[
* Thiruvidaimaruthur Ula
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 13 - Seekazhi Kovai
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 14 - Thirupanjeelithirupandathi
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 15 - Thiruthillaiyamagavanthathi
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 16 - Thuraisaiyamagavanthathi
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 17 - Thirukudanthai Thiripandathi
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 18 - Thiruvidaimaruthur Thiripanthathi
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 19 - Palaivana Pathitranthathi
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 20 - Thirvooraipathiranthathi
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 26 - Thiruchiramalaiyamagavanthathi
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 27 - Thirupanjeeli thiripanthathi
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 28 - Kalaichaichidambareswarar Malai
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 29 - Agilanda Nayagi Malai
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 30 - Subramaniya Thesika Malai
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi 31 - Sri Sachithananda Thesikar Malai
* Thiruvanaikka Agilandanayagi Pillai Tamil
* Prabantha Thirattu - Paguthi
* Seizhkizhar Pillai Tamil

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