Story: Sakthi Nayanar

Periyapuranam

Sakthi Nayanar (sometimes called Shaktinatha) did not tolerate any one who spoke ill about Shaivas. He is said to have forcibly pull out the tongues of the offender with tongs and cut them off with sharp knife called satti, which gave him his name.

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The key to discovering and understanding personal dharma is the worship of Lord Ganesha, the God of memory, time and wisdom, who knows our past lives and can clarify our most perfect pattern, our right path in life.
—Gurudeva