Soorapathman was killed by Lord Murugan on the Sashti Day i.e. the Sixth day after the new moon Kanthar Sashti Kavasam is a famous Tamil hymn in praise of Lord Murugan. It is composed Salutations to him who is Kanda,. Salutations. Kantha Sasti Kavasam or Skanda Sasti Kavacham (Tamil: கந்த சஷ்டி கவசம்) is a Hindu devotional song composed in Tamil by Bala Devaraya.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Salutations are offered to the brave Lord of Saravana Poykai, who is approaching on His vahana, the peacock. O Lord of the Vel, who is garlanded with vedchi flowers, praise be to Thee!

Whoever fasts and prays to Lord Muruga for the six days of Kanda Sashti is believed to receive Muruga’s blessings.

You, who resides in the Temple of Palani Hills as a child, at your lttle holy feet I prostrate. Tamil in Roman letters. Throw your merciful glance towards me and may your look destroy all my sins! He threw his weapon at him and split Soorapadman into two halves. O Lord of Samarapuri, also known as Shanmuga! People without children will enjoy fertility.

Protect the back – O Vel of grace! Declaration of Purpose May karmic sufferings and worries cease Wealth and spirituality grow and Prayers be granted For those who chant this Kandhar Sashti Kavasam. May they shiver in fear, roll in agony, scream in terror, and flee in utter fear of me! Part of the series on Kaumaram Deities. Hallowed be the Rider of the peacock!


Muruha, you sever the cords of Samsaric birth! The evil will meet their end, while in the good, the feet of Murugan shall ever dance.

Kanda Shasti Kavasam

May these flee in fear on sight of me! Sashti is the day that Lord Muruga defeated the demon Soorapadman. Skanda Cult in India: The sufferings great kafasam sorrow will vanish for those who pray, The riches will increase for those who remember it in their mind, All penance will surely bear fruit By this Sashti Kavacham written by the grace of God.

Protect the two cheeks – O brilliant Vel! The Devas of all eight directions will bless him. Protect the organs of reproduction and excretion – O good and beautiful Vel! Wikisource has original text related to this article: May Ida, Puriggala, tsmil Sushumna nerve currents be protected by the victorious Vel!

Kanda Shasti Kavasam – Wikipedia

The author’s name is mentioned twice in the song, first in Line 64 and then in Line Unrecognized language Articles containing Tamil-language text. Protect the two nostrils – O good Vel! Protect the tongue – O perfect Vel! Protect the two eyes – O shining Vel!


Protect the stomach – O ever victorious Vel! You Lord, have the ability to grant moksha liberation from rebirth and who as Guru Paran gave upadesha to Lord Swami Himself. He will be blessed with the ‘sixteen wealths’ at all times. And may the Hridaya Kamalam the ten-petalled lotus of the heart; the Jivatma’s abode be protected by the benevolent Vel!

May I be relieved from the poisons from centipedes, snakes, and scorpions If these deem to bite me! Truth, knowledge, and mukti will shine. Tamil contains many ancient hymns in praise of deities.

Lord Muruga embodies the form of these six letters. This page was last edited on 23 Octoberat Protect kwndha neck – O sweet Vel! Protect the knees and calves – O bright Vel! I searched and longed for You from Tiruvavinankudi, that I might, with love, use this vibuthi which is your prasadam. Salutations are offered to the brave War Lord of the Devas in their battle against the Asuras.