Thirunakshathram : Chithrai, Ayilyam
AvathAra sthalam : Komandur
Acharyan : Emperumanar
Place where he Attained paramapadham : Thirupperur
Komandur Elayavilli Achan is one of the maternal cousins of Emperumanar (similar to Embar). He is also known as Baladhanvi Guru. Elayavilli/Baladhanvi means Lakshmanan – He served Emperumanar like Ilaya Perumal (Lakshmanan) served SriRamar. He is one of the 74 Simhasanadhipathis (Acharyas) appointed by Emperumanar himself.
It is learnt from his thanian (invocatory verse) and vazhi thirunamam that He was greatly attached to Periya Tirumalai Nambi (Srisaila purnar) and served him as well.
In Charama Upaya Nirnayam, NayanarAchan Pillai brings out the Greatness of Komandur Elayavilli Achan.