Chembai held his audience enchanted and filled with bhakthi by his blessed songs; Senkalipuram Anantharama Deekshithar did the same by his distinguished discourses in Tamil. Unfortunately he had to give up his discourses due to some disease and he was compelled to avoid all public appearance. A devotee of Lord Guruvayurappan he started regular bhajan
and within a few months, he was cured completely. Thereafter he toured the whole of Tamilnad and certain north Indian cities also, spreading the glory of Lord Guruvayurappan like an apostle of the lord.