He is the Tamil version of Kârttikeya — not that there is much difference between them.
Like Kârttikeya he rides a peacock — or sometimes an elephant — with a spear and a garland of flowers. He is one of the original trendsetters for these fashion accessories.
It must be the impetuosity of youth.
Murugan Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Murukan
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: War
Area of expertise: War
Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 2009
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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