THE EIGHTEEN SIDDHAS

    They are the greatest yogins Tamil Nadu, India has ever produced.  They are great intellectuals.  They are not only spiritual leaders but also great physicians of India.  They have written so many books on various matters like-medicine, mantras, yoga, wisdom etc.  Their books on medicine are of greatest value.  The eighteen Siddhas are

 1.    Agasthiyar.

 2.    Pulathiar.

 3.    Pusundar.

 4.    Nandi.

 5.    Tirumular.

 6.    Kalanki.

 7.    Bohar.

 8.    Konkanar.

 9.    Romamuni.

10.  Sattaimuni.

11.  Machchumuni.

12.   Karurar.

13.   Dhanvanthiri.

14.   Therayar.

15.    Pinnakeesar.

16.     Korakkar.

17.     Yohimuni and

18.     Idaikkar

1