Conferences

 

Murugan-themed Conferences

  • Murugan Bhakti events Murugan Bhakti events including international conferences, media, pilgrimages & sabhas
  • 1998: First International Conference on Skanda-Murukan

  • Research articles on Skanda-Murukan Index of research papers from the First International Conference on Skanda-Murukan 1998
  • Meet on Murugan: Hinduism Today article of May 1999
  • Review of the First International Conference on Skanda-Murukan
  • Synopses: First International Conference on Skanda-Murukan
  • Profiles of Murukan Conference Participants: First International Conference on Skanda-Murukan
  • Speakers: First Intl Conference on Skanda-Murukan
  • 2001: Second International Conference on Skanda-Murukan

  • International Murukan Conference Series Home page of the Second International Murukan Conference Series
  • Letter from Prof. Fred Clothey Letter of 18 January 2001 from Prof. Fred W. Clothey published in souvenir of the Second International Conference on Skanda-Murukan
  • Programme: Second International Conference on Skanda-Murukan
  • List of speakers at the Second International Conference on Skanda-Murukan held in Mauritius in April, 2001
    1. Synopsis: Legends of Karttikeya in Purulia Chhau
    2. Complementary Roles of Kavati Festivals in Mauritius
    3. Synopsis: The legitimisation of a North Indian form of Skanda worship in the UK: the transmigration of Baba Balaknath from rural Punjab to urban centres of Britain
    4. Cevvel (Murukan) as depicted in the Paripatal
    5. Synopsis: “Murukan, the Tamil Ideal of Beauty as Divinity: A comparison with Dionysus”
    6. The theological concept of Absolute Reality enunciated by the 15th Century poet saint, aruNakiri nAthar
    7. Hail to the Heroic Lance: Murukan in Cilappatikaram
    8. Vallakkottai Murukan Temple
    9. Nine synopses: Murukan Conference II
    10. Cankam Age Murukan at Velimalai
    11. The Vijayanagar period revival of the cult of Murukan: A historical background
    12. Skanda in Hindu Temple Architecture
    13. Myths of Kartik and its use as poetic motifs in Bengali Poetry
    14. Archaeology of Idumpan
    15. The Myth of Deification of Alexander and its alleged influence on the Cult of Skanda-Murukan-Karttikeya
    16. Synopsis: “Mauritius Taippucam Kavati Festival: a socio-historical perspective”
    17. Does Nakkirar belong to the Sangam Age?
    18. Religion, Ethnicity and Diaspora: Murugan Worship among Tamil Hindus in Mauritius
    19. Continuity and Change: The cult of Kataragama in Sri Lanka
    20. Murukan Worship in Melbourne
    21. Synopsis: Thai Poosaman and Kavadi Festival in Seychelles
  • 2001 Tamil Religious Calendar 2001 calendar of Tamil religious holidays
  • 2003: Third International Conference on Skanda-Murukan

  • Third International Conference on Skanda-Murukan announcement announcement of the 3rd International Conference Seminar on Skanda-Murukan, November 2-5, 2003
  • Murukan Conference Newsletter 12: Kuala Lumpur 2003 special issue
  • How the International Murukan Conference Series began How the International Murukan Conference Series began
  • Call for papers Call for papers for the 3rd International Conference Seminar on Skanda-Murukan, Kuala Lumpur, November 2-5, 2003
  • Synopsis: Dance Representations of Bala Murugan in Kunruthoradal Temples
  • Pan-Hindu Pilgrimage Traditions, Batu Caves and Murukan Worship
  • Paper synopses from the Third Murukan Conference in Kuala Lumpur, 2-5 November 2003
  • 2003 Murukan Conference Programme
  • Thrust Areas: Third International Conference on Skanda-Murukan research topics for the 3rd International Conference Seminar on Skanda-Murukan, May 2003
  • 2012: First International Muruga Bhakti Conference

  • 2012 Muruga Bhakti Conference Announcement of the 2012 International Conference on Muruga Bhakti in Kuala Lumpur, August 2012
  • முருகபக்தி மாநாடு 2012 2012 International Conference on Muruga Bhakti in Kuala Lumpur, August 2012
  • Murukan Conference Series Research Topics Index of articles and research topics from the International Skanda-Murukan Conference series
  • Standard Transcription of Devanagari characters Standard Transcription of Devanagari characters into Roman letters
  • Murugan Bhakti Newsletter 17: November 2003 Murugan Bhakti Newsletter no. 17 devoted to the pan-Indian god Skanda or Murugan and his cult both in Sanskrit and Tamil sources, including images of the deity, research articles and news.
  • International Centre for the Study of Skanda-Murukan
  • Sri Lanka pilgrimage tours Murugan Bhakti 2003 pilgrimage tours of sacred sites of Sri Lanka
  • 2001 Mahakumbhabhishekam of the Uttara Swami Malai Temple 2001 Mahakumbhabhishekam of the Uttara Swami Malai Temple, New Delhi, India, dedicated to the pan-Indian deity Skanda or Murugan.
  • 2001 Mahakumbhabhishekam of the Uttara Swami Malai Temple 2001 Mahakumbhabhishekam of the Uttara Swami Malai Temple, New Delhi, India, dedicated to the pan-Indian deity Skanda or Murugan.
  • Registration Form: Skanda-Murukan Conference
  • The Second International Conference Seminar on Skanda-Murukan
  • The Second International Conference Seminar on Skanda-Murukan 1st press release
  • The Second International Conference Seminar on Skanda-Murukan 2nd press release
  • Cultural Performances at Batu Caves during four-day Conference news article announcing the 3rd International Conference Seminar on Skanda-Murukan, November 2-5, 2003
  • Standard Transcription of Devanagari characters Standard Transcription table of Tamil into Roman letters