Story: Kartikeya’s birth, Origin of Lord Skanda

Story of Kartikeya's birth

The story of the birth of Kartikeya is explained here. Lord Kartikeya is also known as Skanda, Shanmukha, Subramanya Swamy, Dandayudhapani, Lord Murugan, etc… The story of the birth of Kartikeya is mentioned in the Shiva Purana…. The story goes like this… As Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati moved on from Himavanth’s Palace to Kailash […]

Skanda Sashti 2018 | Kanda Shashti Puja

Skanda Sashti, Kanda Shashti, is a six-day festival celebrated in the Tamil month of Aippasi masam. In 2018, Skanda Sashti starts on November 8 and ends on November 13. Soorasamharam & Thirukalyanam are on November 13 and November 14 respectively. Skanda Sashti is celebrated throughout Tamilnadu, Kerala and some places of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and […]

Thai Poosam, Festival Dedicated To Lord Murugan

Thai Poosam is a festival celebrated in the Tamil month Thai. Thai Poosam 2016 date is January 24. The Tamil month Thai usually falls in January – February. Thai pusam, a festival dedicated to worship Lord Murugan, is a popular and most celebrated festival for Tamilians. Thai Poosam is celebrated on the day of Poosam […]