Kandar Anubhuti — The Great Work of Saint Arunagiri on Lord Muruga

Hari Om Saint Arunagiri is of an extraordinary type. To him Lord Skanda Himself appeared as Guru and gave Upadesa, a Japa-Mala, etc. and the Saint had, by the unusual grace of the Lord, Realisation or God-experience, as a result of which he gave out many works of exquisite Tamil verses. Saint Arunagirinathar has sung … Continue reading Kandar Anubhuti — The Great Work of Saint Arunagiri on Lord Muruga

The Divine Weddings of Lord Muruga

Hari Om The Weddings I. Deivayanai Lord Shanmukha after His victory over the Asuras released all the Devas, who had been groaning as prisoners under the tyranny of the Asuras. To the great joy of the Devas, Subrahmanya returned to Tiruchendur with His victorious army and stayed there for a while. The Devas, along with … Continue reading The Divine Weddings of Lord Muruga

Sri Subrahmanya Ashtottara Sata Nâmavali

Hari Om The names of Lord Skanda (Muruga) are innumerable. But for the sake of shortness,108 of His descriptive names are enumerated in Sanskrit as below. In each instance, the sādhaka (practitioner) recites a name visualizing that the Lord Muruga stands before him or her, and mentally bows down before the Lord with each recitation. … Continue reading Sri Subrahmanya Ashtottara Sata Nâmavali

Pragnya Vivardhana Karthikeya Stotram for Gaining Intelligence and Concentration

Hari Om This extremely rare stotram (prayer) to Lord Muruga or Subrahmanya helps one enhance their intelligence, concentration and wisdom. This Mantra from the Rudhra Yamela Tantra, when combined with right efforts, is very good for the students to receive better and gainful results in their studies, exams and learning. It is believed that even … Continue reading Pragnya Vivardhana Karthikeya Stotram for Gaining Intelligence and Concentration

Vaikasi Visakam – The Festival of Birth Anniversary of Lord Muruga

Hari Om Vaikasi Visakam (Vishakam), which falls in the month of Vaisaki, according to the Hindu calendar, will be celebrated usually in the month of May-June. The auspicious day marks the birth anniversary of Lord Muruga or (Skanda or Karthikeya or Subramanya). Devotees celebrate this day with great glory and reverence to Lord Muruga by performing … Continue reading Vaikasi Visakam – The Festival of Birth Anniversary of Lord Muruga

Sri Karttikeya and Tarakasura

Hari Om Sri Karttikeya and Tarakasura According to Skanda Maha Purana—Mahesvar Khanda After Bali, Kal Khanja, Maharoudra, Kalakeya, Nivata Kavacha, etc., were born as enemies to Indra. Tarakasura, son of Namuchi, did severe Tapasya or penance. Brahma was pleased. Tarakasura wanted to be Ajar, Amar and Ajeya (imperishable, immortal and invincible). Brahma gave him the … Continue reading Sri Karttikeya and Tarakasura

Sri Vaidyanatha Ashtakam – Powerful Shivji Hymn for Curing Diseases by Adishankara Bhagavadpada

Hari Om Sri Vaidyanatha Ashtakam is a beautiful Hymn Composed by Sri Adishankara Bhagavadpada on Shivji. Lord Shiva is considered as the king among physicians (Lord Vaidyanatha) and many people visit Sri Vaitheeswaran Koil near Sirkali in Tamil Nadu to pray for curing of serious illness/disease when they or their family members are affected by … Continue reading Sri Vaidyanatha Ashtakam – Powerful Shivji Hymn for Curing Diseases by Adishankara Bhagavadpada

Sathru Samhara Ver (Vel) pathigam for protection from any form of Fear or Attack (including COVID-19)

Hari Om Sathru  Samhara Ver Pathigam The poem on Vel (in Tamil) which kills the enemies (Composed by Deva Raya Swamigal) This powerful prayer removes road blocks in life. Sri Devaraya Swamigal composed these hymns in simple beautiful Tamil for people to nullify the evil or negative forces (both seen and unseen) with the help of Lord … Continue reading Sathru Samhara Ver (Vel) pathigam for protection from any form of Fear or Attack (including COVID-19)

Arunagirinathar – The Sage who authored Tiruppugazh

Hari Om This famous devotee of Lord Muruga lived in Tiruvannamalai about 500 years ago and belonged to Devadasi caste. There is indeed something unique in this case. For, Sri Shanmukha’s blessings had to blossom here not merely in a barren soil but one in which we find worst conditions, inimical to any divine prospect. … Continue reading Arunagirinathar – The Sage who authored Tiruppugazh

Miracle of Tiruchendur Lord Muruga

Hari Om Dutch pirates who looted Tiruchendur temple during 17th century had broken the granite statues and taken away Panchaloka idol of Arumuga Peruman to their ship. Suddenly there was heavy storm and rain. Being afraid of this sudden development they tied the idol in a rope and dropped it in the sea. The storm … Continue reading Miracle of Tiruchendur Lord Muruga