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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The song employs Nilaimandila aasiriyappaone of the poetic forms in the Tamil language. The Navagrahangal astrological planets will be pleased and confer blessings. Nephew of Taamil and Lakshmi, who helped the Devas to protect the city of Amarapathi! The “Kavacham” part follows the grammar of Nilai Mandila Aasiriyappaa. Reference is made to the different kinds of devils and spirits such as spirits that swallow infants, spirits and devils that follow maidens, the guardians of cemeteries and spirits of the forests.

Kanda Shasti Kavasam

Unrecognized language Articles containing Tamil-language text. Mind, oh mine, meditate On the feet of that Young God, Who waged the war, To end the problems of devas, great. Grant that Lakshmi resides in my arms! Valli is but Mother, thus as parents, look upon me as your child, be pleased with me and shower me with Your love and blessings! Muruha, you sever the cords of Samsaric birth! I surrender to thee, Lord Shanmuga! With dainty ear-rings on your twelve ears, various flower garlands and diadems, pearled ornaments and nine-gemmed chains, You wear the sacred investiture thread across your bejewelled chest and beautiful abdomen.


He threw his weapon at him and split Soorapadman into two halves. May Ida, Puriggala, and Sushumna nerve currents be protected by the victorious Vel!

Protect the sixteen rib bones – O youthful Vel! O Lord, you with your sweet Vel destroyed Kadamba and Idumban! Clothey Kamil Zvelebil on Murugan Skanda: Part of the series on Kaumaram Deities.

Hallowed be the Rider of the peacock! Hallowed be He who has the cockrel as emblem on his flag!

You Lord, have the ability to grant moksha liberation from rebirth and who as Guru Paran gave upadesha to Lord Swami Himself. Peace will kavaasam at home. O Lord of Thiruthani, Son of Siva! The evil will meet their end, while in the good, the feet of Murugan shall ever dance. May the ruling Soverign be pleased with me, I who adore thy great name! This Kanthar Sashti Kavasamwhich is equivalent to Lord Murugan’s Vel, if recited and used as a path, will confer great spiritual blessings on the aspirant: Tamil contains many ancient hymns in praise of deities.

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The song consists of a total of lines, including four introductory lines known as “Kaappu,” followed by a couple of meditational lines and the main sasyi portion consisting of lines known as the “Kavacham.

Dedication to Lord Kumaran, who ended the woes of the Devas, On his lovely feet shall we meditate Your beautiful legs and ankletted feet produce a harmonious blend of melodious notes most pleasing to the ear.


Protect the stomach – O ever victorious Vel! The sufferings great and 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.

Sashti is the day that Lord Muruga defeated the demon Soorapadman. Lord Skanda, who wears the garland of Kadamba flowers! Protect the two nostrils – O good Vel!

He whose form is strong and dazzling, praise be to Thee! Protect the thirty-two teeth – O piercing Vel! O Lord of Thiruchendur, who is adored as Sengalvaraya! May they shiver in fear, roll in agony, scream in terror, and flee in utter fear of me! May Vachiravel protect me each day and night, everyday! O Warlord of the Devas, praise be to Thee! Protect the two hands – O Vel of mercy!

Devotees usually narrate the Kanda Sashti Kavacham during this period. Protect the two forearms – O strong Vel!

Retrieved from ” https: Protect me, O Lord, from the attacks of tigers, foxes, wolves, rats, and bears! Whoever fasts and prays to Lord Muruga for the six days of Kanda Sashti is believed kavaswm receive Muruga’s blessings. Thus, He is also refered to as ‘Lord Saravanabava’.