Author: Swami Sivananda
Publisher: Divine Life Society
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8175021157
The Advent of Lord Skanda or Karttikeya, the purpose of His incarnation as an Avatara and its significance should be of great importance and of immense value to seekers after truth. Lord Skanda, also known as Shanmukha, is adored and worshipped with intense faith and devotion throughout South India and Sri Lanka. And naturally it will be of great interest to all His devotees, in particular, to know more about Him, the significance of His birth and His life and career as a victorious General.
The book has been divided into two parts-Part One dealing with the main theme, and Part Two consisting of Appendices.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
SRI SWAMI SIVANANDA, born on the 8th September, 1887, in the illustrious family of Sage Appayya Dikshitar and several other renowned saints and savants. Sri Swami Sivananda had a natural flair for a life devoted to the study and practice of Vedanta. Added to this was an inborn eagerness to serve all and an innate feeling of unity with all mankind. His passion for service drew him to the medical career; and soon he gravitated to where he thought that his service was most needed.
The Need for Skanda-Sakti in Spiritual Sadhana-Sri Swami Chidananda
Lord Skanda-Sri Swami Krishnananda
Hymn to Lord Shanmukha-Sri Swami Shanmukhananda
Saint Arunagiri’s Kandaranubhuti
The Esoteric Significance of the Story
Bhakta-Saints of Lord Skanda
Most Important Temples of Lord Skanda
Skanda Shashthi Messages