முருகன் அருள் கிடைக்க இந்த பாடலை கேளுங்கள் | Lord Murugan songs
Kartikeya (IAST: Karttikeya), also called Murugan, Skanda, Kumara, and Subrahmanya,
is the Hindu god of warfare. He’s the son of Parvati and Shiva, brother of Ganesha,
and a god whose life story has many variations in Hinduism. An essential deity discovered all
over the Indian subcontinent in its historical past, Kartikeya is especially well-liked and predominantly
worshipped in South India and Sri Lanka as Murugan, among the many Tamil folks.
Kartikeya is an historic god, traceable to the Vedic period.
Archaeological proof from 1st-century CE and earlier,
 the place he’s discovered with Hindu god Agni (fireplace), counsel that he was a big
deity in early Hinduism. He’s discovered in lots of medieval temples throughout India,
reminiscent of on the Ellora Caves and Elephanta Caves.
The iconography of Kartikeya varies considerably;
he’s sometimes represented as an ever-youthful man, using or close to a peacock,
dressed with weapons typically close to a rooster. Most icons present him with one head, however some
present him with six heads reflecting the legend surrounding his delivery the place six
moms symbolizing the six stars of Pleiades cluster who took care of newly born child
Kartikeya. He grows up shortly right into a philosopher-warrior, destroys evil within the
type of demon Taraka, teaches the pursuit of moral life and the theology of Shaiva Siddhanta.
 He has impressed many poet-saints, reminiscent of Arunagirinathar.
Kartikeya, as Murugan or Subrahmanya, is discovered as a main deity in temples wherever
communities of the Tamil folks stay worldwide, notably in Sri Lanka, Mauritius,
Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa and Réunion. Three of the six richest and
busiest temples in Tamil Nadu are devoted to him. The Kataragama temple devoted
to him in Sri Lanka attracts Tamils, Sinhalese folks and the Vedda folks. He’s additionally
present in different elements of India, typically as Skanda, however in a secondary position together with
Ganesha, Parvati and Shiva