- For other meanings see Madurai Veeran .
(, Maturai Vīraņ
lit. Warrior of Madurai
) is a Tamil
folk deity popular in some areas of Tamil Nadu
. His name suggests an association with the city of Madurai
and a warrior past. The deity is also popular amongst certain segments of the Tamil diaspora
and the French overseas territories in the Caribbean
sea. He is known as the son of 'Amman' amongst the South African
HE was born to Raja of Kasi SRI, THULASINGAM and queen KARPAGAVALLI.
NOTE: please, for goodness sake, someone fix this abominable monstrosity masquerading as a wikipedia page.
After some ten years of marriage, that too after their prayers and ANNA DHANAM for years,a prince was born, but with umbilical cord around HIS neck, which was considered as bad Oman. The ministers, and astrologers alike, advised the king to abandon the child at the forest to avoid ruin of the country. So, with heavy heart, the king ordered the palace maids to leave the boy at the border forest.
Madika chinnan who was living with his wife in a hut near the forest, who have no child. Madaka chinnan’s wife as usual went to the forest to collect AVARAM PATTAI, a bark of a plant which is used to color the shoes, heard the cry of a child and searched here and there to locate it. Finally she has located the child which is very handsome and looks like a royal child. She looked around and waited there to see, the mother or any relations coming there... Read More