STHAPANAM (The Foundation - 9mins)
TALKING TO KRISHNA'S CONCH (28mins) Andal envies the good fortune of the conch
for its proximity to Krishna. Resting on his shoulders, close to his ear and when played on his lips
the conch carries the sweetness of camphor and lotuses. Textual Source from the Divya
THE RITUAL PROCESSION (7mins) The lyrics in their original form call out to "Nambi",
the traditional name given to the Lord, and reflect deep devotion and spiritual yearning. Sources
from Thirukurungudi Temple songs that are sung in their original.
LAST WISHES (9mins) Reflects Andal's desperation and sometimes irrational
longings, with explicit erotic imagery. Sources from "The Sacred Four Thousand", a religious
manual of the Vaishnavites.
THE BRIDAL PROCESSION (7mins) An event recounted as a dream, Andal narrates to a
friend how she was married to the Lord and the wedding fanfare. Sources from "The Sacred Four
Thousand", a religious manual of the Vaishnavites. The familiar textual references are traditionally
sung at Vaishnavite weddings.