Lord Murugan, also known as Karthikeyan or Subramanyan is the son of Lord Shiva and Parvathi. Also the yonger brother of Lord Ganesh. He is the hindu God of war and the commander-in-chief of the army of devas. Tiruchendur in TN is his abode. Tanjore painting is a classical South Indian painting style, originated from the town of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. Tanjore paintings are characterised by rich, flat and vivid colors, glittering gold foils overlaid on delicate but extensive gesso work and inlay of glass beads and or pieces of precious, semi-precious gems. This eye catching painting of Lord Murugan with a spear in his hand is sign of well being and prosperity.