What is the meaning of Thanikachalan which the name of Lord Muruga?

  • Thanikachalam or Thiruthani is one of the six holy abodes of Lord Muruga in Tamilnadu. So Thanikachalan is "The Lord of Thanigai Hill."
    – Surya
    Sep 20, 2016 at 12:57
  • @Surya you can add that as answer.
    – The Destroyer
    Oct 19, 2016 at 14:23

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It's an ancient name 'Thanikachalam'. It generally means Lord Muruga for his outstandingly handsome and robust, very masculine. He probably known as 'Kumaran' an young boy.

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