How many wives do Lord Kartikeya have?

How many wives do Lord Kartikeya have?

While in South India, Lord Kartik enjoys the company of 2 wives, Devsena and Valli. Devsena shall be the first wife and is said to have never enjoyed her worship alone, if not with Kartik, she is the daughter of Indr. His second wife, Valli is said to be a form of Lord Vishnu’s daughter, Sundravali.

Why did Kartikeya marry Valli?

In the Jayantipura Mahatmya, the details of which correspond to most of those found in the Skanda Purana tale, Devasena and Valli are married to Kartikeya from primal times. However, in this version, the god condemns Valli to be born on earth as punishment for mocking her sister Devayanai.

Who did Lord Muruga marry first?

The story of Lord Murugan’s marriage to Valli The King of Kataragam Veddas, King Nambirajan, and his wife prayed to Lord Shiva for a daughter. His prayers were answered when one day he discovered a baby girl in the forest. The King then raised her as his own daughter and named her Valli.

Why Kartikeya has 2 wives?

The south-Indian manuscripts of the Sanskrit scripture Skanda Purana mentions Devasena and Valli as daughters of the god Vishnu in a previous life. Thus, Kartikeya is regarded as the son-in-law of Vishnu as their husband. The two maidens are fated to be married to the god.

Who was Kartikeya married to?

Devasena
After many exploits which prove his supremacy over the gods, Kartikeya is made the general of the army of the gods and is married to Devasena by Indra.

Who is Murugan’s wife?

She plays a greater role in the Tirupparankunram Murugan Temple, believed to be the site of her marriage….

Devasena
Parents Indra (father) Shachi (mother)
Consort Kartikeya

Who is the daughter of Lord Vishnu?

Valli devi and Devasena are two daughters of lord vishnu and they were married to Lord murugan. Lava and kusha are twin sons of lord rama (incarnation of lord vishnu). Lord Ayyappa is the son of Mohini (only female incarnation of Lord Vishnu). Pradyumna is the Son of lord Krishna ( another avatar of lord vishnu).

Which God has a lot of wives?

Besides eight principal queens (Ashtabharya), the Hindu god Krishna, an avatar of the god Vishnu and the king of Dwarka, is described to have many unnamed junior wives. Their number is mentioned as 16,000 or 16,100 in different scriptures.

Why is Lord Kartikeya not Worshipped?

While it is true that Kartikeya is not worshipped in North as much as he is worshipped in Tamil Nadu (or wherever Tamils are located), he is an ancient Vedic-era deity and there are archaeological evidences of old idols and temples belonging to Kartikeya all over India.

How did kartikeya died?

Kartikeya later came to know that Krauncha and Banasura, two Rakshasa followers of Taraka, who had both, run away after the war, were troubling people near the mountains. Even from where he was, Kartikeya shot arrows and killed them.

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