Shiv Kripa (2013)
(Certified: Aug 8, 2008)
The Story is about Lord Shiva who has the habit of hindering with peoples' of his devotees in order to test their devotion. The story begins when the Lord gives the sacred fruit brought by sage Narada to his elder son, Ganesha since he outsmarted his younger brother Muruga and won the sacred fruit in a competition for it. Muruga becomes angry and thus goes to a hill abode of Palani in the clothes of a hermit sage. Goddess Parvathi comes and narrates the Thiruvilayadalgal of Lord Shiva to Murugan, in order to calm him down.
She narrates the story of when the Lord opened his third eye, an episode where Lord comes to the city of Madurai of the Pandya Kingdom in the form of a poet. That time, the King Shenbaga Pandian wants to find out the answer to an unsolved question and announces a reward of lot of gold coins to anyone who comes up with an answer. Poet Dharumi desperately wants this reward and starts breaking down in the temple of Shiva. Lord Shiva having heard his cries takes the form of a poet and gives him a poem containing the answer that he can use to get the reward. Overjoyed, Dharumi takes it to the court and recites the poem, but the ego-filled poet of the Durbar, Great Tamil Poet Nakeeran claims it is incorrect. When Shiva hears this, he gets enraged and turns Nakeeran into ashes. Later, he revives Nakeeran who apologizes, and finally realizes himself