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Lord Murugan Subramanya

Lord Muruga, also known as Skanda, Kadamba, Kathirvela, Senthilandava and Karthikeya, and also by various names, is the second son of Lord Shiva and Parvathi. He was born from the third eye spark of Lord Shiva. He was a great warrior in the battle field. He fought with several asuras and defeated them. He was […]

Why does Shanmukha (Karthikeya) have six heads?

Shanumkha (Kartikeya)

Why does Shanmukha (Karthikeya) have six heads? The story behind Kartikeya’s six heads… So that he can recite all the Shad Darshanas (six Hindu philosophies) at once. Six faces – this has a significance. We say, ‘The four directions’, North, South, East and West. Brahma has four faces, which means that, he gets knowledge from […]

Narayana Kavacham in Tamil

Narayana Kavacham in Tamil – Narayana Kavacham lyrics in Tamil. Narayana Kavacham is a prayer dedicated to Lord Srimannarayana. It is taken from Srimad Bhagavatam 6.8.1-42. ன்யாஸஃ% அம்கன்யாஸஃ ஓம் ஓம் பாதயோஃ னமஃ | ஓம் னம் ஜானுனோஃ னமஃ | ஓம் மோம் ஊர்வோஃ னமஃ | ஓம் னாம் உதரே னமஃ | ஓம் ராம் ஹ்றுதி னமஃ | ஓம் யம் […]