committees were formed to celebrating periodical festivals, spending huge sums,
maintaining numberless humanitarian organisations for the uplift of the
deserving people, running of institutions for the propagation of the land's
ancient dharma; founding of special type of academy for pioneering advanced
studies in the fields of arts and science; building of choultries and lodging
homes for the visiting devotees, in addition to offering annadana and the like.
And they began racing as it were one after another to encircle every segment of
man's life with a view to visualising the glory of Murugan's power and his
especial position among gods.
The miracles demonstrated to extend succour to the
moor-lost and star crossed were so countless and awesome that even the skeptics and agnostics too slowly gravitated towards theism and swelled in the size of
his ever increasing cult. Caste, colour, region, religion, language, age etc,
broke their bounds in claiming him as saviour and heightened the glory of theism
in particular to speak the truth. So there is no exaggeration. if claimed that
every inch of the land is saturated with Muruga Mahatyam. Rather it can be said
that a contagion of Muruga Bhakti has swept over mankind, manifesting in naming
the offspring's after him by the highly religious couples in and out of India.