Lord Subrahmanya,called as Murugan in Tamil Nadu is mentioned in the Vedas as Skanda.
Skanda worship was popular during the Vedic Times and Murugan in Tamil.
Murugan’s oldest Temple dating to 300 BC has been found in Tamil Nadu and Murugan worship is spread throughout the world including Malaysia.
Now there is evidence that Murugan was worshipped in Iraq, then called Mesopotamia.
There is tribe Yezdis, which scholars believe to have descended from the Tribe of Murugan.
The God is worshipped in the form of a Peacock, which is the vehicle of Lord Muruga.
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