Places where Murugan has a cave temple in Tamil Nadu.

Places where Murugan has a cave temple in Tamil Nadu.

Murugan was supported by the Ganges.  Thus he got the name Kangeyan.  Saravana was rised from Poigai.  Hence he was called Saravana Bhavan.

Lord murugan.

Karthika was nicknamed “Karthikeyan” because she was raised by women and Kandan because she was transformed into an image of six figures by power. 

Kumarakottam is the abode of Lord Shanmugam.  It is located in Kanchipuram.

Names of murugan.

  • Velan,
  • Kandan,
  • Subramanian,
  • Karthikeyan,
  • Saravana Bhavan,
  • Kumaran,
  • Shanmugan,
  • Tarakari,
  • Kronja Bodhanan,
  • Sakthitharan,
  • Devasenapathy,
  • Senadhipathi,
  • Kaga Vaganam,
  • Mayil Vaganan,
  • Senali,
  • Brahma Sastha,
  • Balaswamy,
  • Sigivakanan,
  • Valli Kalyana Sundaran,  
  • Brahmachari,
  • Desikan,
  • Kangeyan are other names of Murugan.

Murugan is a combination of Akkini, Indra, Varuna, Prakaspati and Hiranya Karpam.  In the Atharvana Veda, Murugan is depicted as the son of Akkini and in the Satamata Brahman as the son of Rudra.

The specialty of Murugan that other gods do not have.

The Vel in the hand of Lord Murugan is known as the Gnanasakti of the Lord.  Many have sung that Murugan incarnated as Thirunana Sambandar. 

Places where Murugan has a cave temple in Tamil Nadu.
Places where Murugan has a cave temple in Tamil Nadu.

Only Murugan can be found in the Brahmacharya-Kirugastha Sannyasa Kolas.  This is a specialty that other gods do not have.

Places where Murugan has a cave temple in Tamil Nadu.

Places with Murugan temples in Tamil Nadu are

  • Kalugumalai,
  • Thirukkalukkunram,
  • Kunrakkudi,
  • Kudumiyanmalai,
  • Chitthannavasal,
  • Vallik Koil,
  • Mamallapuram.

Tamil God Murugan.

The symbolic flower of Lord Murugan is the Gandhal malar.  Gander Sashti Festival is a festival celebrated by all the great people of Vediyar, Saivar and Sage. 

In Tamil soil, Murugan is said to be the god of kurinci land, cenniṟa meniyan and cevarkotiyon.