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Thaipusam – A divine Hindu celebration

By on February 12, 2010 in Celebrations with 11 Comments

Ancient mythology has it that, in the month of Thai in the Hindu calendar (January 15 – February 15) at an astronomically significant point of time, namely Pusam, Lord Murugan (also known as Lord Subramaniam) taught his father (Lord Shiva) the meaning of the word Aum. Aum is a highly potent terminology in Hinduism that […]

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