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
It is wise to have a free mind, a clear, serene and relaxed attitude toward life before partaking of food. That is why people on the inner path traditionally meditate for a moment, chant a mantra or say a prayer before a meal.
—Gurudeva