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Palani Dhandhayudhapani
Index Author
Invocation Introduction
Supremacy Of Palani Connotation Of Palani
Uniqueness Antiquity
Fame In Bhuloka Muruga Culture And Its Craze
Siva Giri Hill & Legend Archamurti
Mini-Shrines - Aorable Devathas Historicity
Thiru Avaninkudi Perianayaki Temple
Idumban Hill Temple Temples On River Bank
Vaishnavate Temples Vinayaka Temples
Festivals Panchamaritham
Temples Chariot Kavadi
Haulage Winch Sevas - Charges
Temple Timings
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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Later his peerless career crowned him with the generalship of celestial army along with Devendra's daughter as wife.  Another legend narrates that he was also called Saravanabhava due to the fact of the seed of Siva thrown into the forest of Sara of seeds. where he was born according to another story.  Whatever may be his origin, he was undoubtedly the most courageous among the celestials, and with his help alone Devendra killed Taraka, Surapadma, Mahisha etc. Moreover, he is represented as Kumara of great beauty and of irresistible attraction. He is the Prince charming among gods. He accepted the cock to adorn his banner and Mayura as his mount. the two forms of Surapadma at the time of his death at his hands.

There are several other myths and legends finding coveted places in the scriptures. They bring out the glory of this War Lord, but strange to find that his worship or popularity is little known in North India; rather he is not given wide publicity as found in the South. especially Tamil Nadu, which if termed Muruga Nadu, justifies selection. says one enthusiast.     

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Kalidas' Version
Valmiki's Version
Vyasas' Version
Agni Episode
Kritikas Episode...Pg.1
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