Tukaram Ganapathy - Namasankeerthanam - Chennaiyil Thiruvaiyaru 20th Dec 2012
Sri Tukaram Ganapathi Maharaj born to the illustrious parents, Sri Vaidhyanatha Iyer and Meenakshi Ammal of Kadayanallur (Nellai dist) in 1956 as the eighth child. Deeply devout family of Sampradaya Bhajan padathi, made him sing abhangs. His family Guru Sri Sri Krishnapremi Maharaj encouraged his talent in Marathi abhangs for which he had a special flavor. After undergoing vigorous training in Varakari Sampradaya (the way it is done in Maharashtra) i.e. singing abhangs, his guru blessed him with the title "Tukaram" (name of a Marathi Saint composer).