Muruga defeats Surapadman

Muruga, the commander-in-chief of the army of the Devas confronts and defeats the asura Surapadman at the seaside temple Thiruchendur.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Be mature about it when you give something up. The immature spiritual person will want everyone else to give it up, too. The spiritually mature person quietly surrenders it because it is simply his personal choice and then goes on with his life.
—Gurudeva