Skanda Sashti 2021 | Kanda Shashti Puja

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Skanda Sashti, Kanda Shashti, is a six-day festival celebrated in the Tamil month of Aippasi masam. In 2021, Skanda Sashti starts on November 4 and ends on November 10. Soorasamharam & Thirukalyanam are on November 9 and November 10 respectively. Skanda Sashti is celebrated throughout Tamilnadu, Kerala and some places of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and […]

Skanda Panchami 2021 | Skanda Panjami Vrata

Skanda Panchami or Kanda Panjami, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Skanda (Muruga, Kumaraswamy). In 2021, Skanda Panchami date is July 15. It is celebrated on Ashada Shukla Panchami, Panchami day in Ashada month. Skanda Panchami is celebrated with lot of fervor in temple dedicated to Lord Muruga in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana […]

Murugan | Kartikeya | Subrahmanya | Skanda | Kumaraswamy

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 […]

Sringeri Temple Subrahmanya Shashthi Festival

Sri Subrahmanya Shashthi was celebrated at Sringeri on December 2, 2019. Pavamana Abhisheka and Rudra Abhisheka were performed at the shrine of Sri Balasubrahmanya swamy located on the northern banks of the river Tunga. Jagadguru Sri Sri Sri Vidhushekhara Bharati Sannidhanam had Darshan at the temple at noon. Mahamangalarati to Sri Balasubrahmanya Swamy took place […]

Sri Subramanya Karavalambam, Hey Swaminatha Karunakara Stotram

Sri Subramanya Karavalambam is a popular stotram dedicated to Subramanya swamy. The stotram goes like…. “Hey Swaminatha Karunakara deena bandho”. The last verse of this stotram explains the glory (benefits) of reciting Subramanya karavalambham. Hey Swaminatha karunakara deena bandho, Sree Paravatheesa mukha pankaja padma bandho, Sreesadhi deva gana poojitha pada padma, Valleesa nadha mama dehi […]

Sri Subrahmanya Pancharatnam, Murugan Pancharatnam

Sri Subramanya Pancharatnam (Murugan Pancharatna stotram) is a jewel like prayer for Lord Subramanya swamy. It is a six-verse prayer chanted everyday by devotees, especially on Sashti Viratham days. The last verse of the stotram explains the benefits of chanting Subramanya Pancharatnam. Shadananam, chandana lepithangam, Mahorasam, divya mayoora vahanam, Rudrasya soonum, sura loka nadam, Brahmanya […]