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When Parvati noticed the Lord’s perplexity as to how to bless Chirappuliyār, she suggested visiting him directly. Thus appearing before the devotee, Lord Siva said: “Your devotion has pleased me. Tell me how I might bless you in return”. Chirappuliyār replied: “If I be worthy, give me only the wherewithal to ceaselessly worship your form”. The Lord divined that the saint was fully ripe and granted his devotee that which was unattainable even to yogis — supreme liberation.