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
To the Hindu the ground is sacred. The rivers are sacred. The sky is sacred. The sun is sacred. His wife is a Goddess. Her husband is a God. Their children are devas. Their home is a shrine.
—Gurudeva