Ayyavazhi (Tamil: அய்யாவழி, Malayalam: അയ്യാവഴി Ayyāvaḻi [əjːaːvəɻi], "Path of the Master") is an henotheistic belief that originated in South India.
Ayyappan (Malayalam: അയ്യപ്പൻ) (Tamil: ஐயப்பன்) (Sanskrit: अय्यप्प) (Kannada: ಅಯ್ಯಪ್ಪ) also known as Dharmasasta, Maṇikantan andAyyanar,aryan, Shasta, is a Hindu deity who is the son of Mohini, an incarnation of Vishnu, and Shiva.
Ayyavazhi mythology is the mythology of the growing South Indian religious faith and a sect of Hinduism known as Ayyavazhi.
Ayya Vaikundar (c.1810–c.1851; Tamil: அய்யா வைகுண்டர்), also known as Incarnation of Lord Vishnu, was a 19th-century social reformer and iconoclast who worked for the upliftment of downtrodden people in the Kingdom of Travancore.
Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College (ANJAC) is an autonomous college in Sivakasi in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai regarded as a college with Potential for Excellence with re-accreditation of A+ college rating from NAAC, an autonomous body of University Grants Commission (India)
Dr K. Ayyappa Paniker, sometimes spelt "Ayyappa Panicker" (12 September 1930 – 23 August 2006), was an influential Malayalam poet, literary critic, and an academic and a scholar in modern and post-modern literary theories as well as ancient Indian aesthetics and literary traditions.
Ayyavazhi and Hinduism are two belief systems in India. Though Ayyavazhi continues to officially exist within Hinduism and is considered by some observers to be a Hindu denomination, members of the religion claim that it is independent.
Ayyavazhi, a belief system originating from South India, is mentioned in a number of reports by Christian missionaries in the 19th century.