Muruga is the Second son of the divine couple, Shiva and Parvathi, and the younger brother of Ganesha. He is also known as Kumara, Shanmukha, Subramanya, Skanda, and many other Sanskrit names, Muruga is an ambodiment of perfection. He is a war god and brave leader of God’s forces, created to destroy the demons which represent the negative tendencies in all of us. Muruga tends to the spiritual growth of aspirants, having the fire and the energy to lead the army towards moksha. He takes care of health, family life, healthy children, and assets such as land, etc. Fire and Mars relate to Muruga.

Those who are offering with Rahu, Ketu, Kala Sarpa Dosha ( In the Vedic chart, people whose planets sit between Rahu and Ketu.), and those having sarpa shap (curse of the snake) should worship Muruga.