Frequently Asked Questions
The four works are equated to the four Vedas. Thiruvaimozhi, in particular, is called the essence of the Sama Veda.
The works of Vedanta Desika are more than 100 in number. They cover different fields like devotional stotras, kavya, drama, works on philosophy, and commentaries on great works.
It is a wonder how a person could write so many works within a life span. It is difficult for us even to read and understand all his works in a lifetime.
(Pillai* is a term of respect, and not to be confused with the present day use of this word.)