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Subramanya at Pazhamudircholai

Subramanya at Pazhamudircholai

Legend is related to the Tamil poet and scholar Avvayar. Although she was a scholar and a Muruga devotee, she was little arrogant on her scholarship. So Lord Muruga decided to test her. One day,…

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Subramanya at Thiruthani

Subramanya at Thiruthani

The legend is that after killing the demon Tarkasura Lord Muruga came here to meditate. So, worshipping the Lord here is believed to give mental piece to a person. Arjun of Mahabharath and the Lord…

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Subramanya at Tirupparankunram

Subramanya at Tirupparankunram

The legend tells us that after killing the demon Tarakasura at Tiruchendur Lord Muruga came here to take a rest. His marriage with Devasena (daughter of Indra) took place here. One striking feature of this…

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Swaminathan at Swamimalai

Swaminathan at Swamimalai

There is an interesting legend on this temple. One day Lord Brhama came to Kailash to meet Lord Shiva. Little Muruga, out of curiosity, decided to test the knowledge of Lord Brahma. He asked him…

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Senthil Aandavar (Lord Muruga) at Tiruchendur

Senthil Aandavar (Lord Muruga) at Tiruchendur

The legend is that Lord Muruga used this place as the base camp in his battle against the demon Tarakasur. The idol at this temple is like a commander or Senapathi. Tiruchendur is considered second…

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Dandayudhapani (Lord Muruga) at Palani

Dandayudhapani (Lord Muruga) at Palani

A well-known Hindu temple in South India; a famous abode of Lord Muruga in Tamilnadu. The legend is that Goddess Parvati got a special fruit from the cosmic sage Narada. She announced a small contest…

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Muruga Worship- Introduction

Muruga Worship- Introduction

Muruga Worship-Introduction There is an interesting story on Muruga’s birth. One day when Lord Shiva matted with his wife Parvati his sperm accidentally fell on earth. It filled the entire universe; the heat of the…

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