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Murukan

by Micha F. Lindemans
Murukan, or Muruku, is the popular Tamil god of the hunt and the war, especially in the southern mountain regions of India. He is portrayed as a beautiful young god riding on a peacock, and sometimes on an elephant, and surrounded by nymphs. His attributes are a spear and a wreath of red flowers. He is equal to the Singhalese Kataragama.

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