Sri Andal (Bhov Devi) is the incarnation of Mother Earth. Bhudevi, is one of the twelve Aalvaars, great devotees of Vishnu. She was found in the garden of Periyaalvar. SHe grew up to be a great devotee of Vishnu and mystic poet. She is the author of Thiruppavai. Even as a human she attained beatitude, as the consort of her chosen Lord Ranganatha of Srirangam. She is the best exponent of Bhakthi Marga – path of devotion.