Vaikashi Vishakam, is observed as the birthday of Lord Muruga during the month of Vaikasi in the Tamil calender. Vaigasi Visakam falls on the full moon day in the month of Vaikasi on the Visakam star. It is the birth anniversary of Lord Muruga, the God of Courage, Wealth and Wisdom and is celebrated by Tamilians all over the world. Lord Muruga is younger son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and brother of Lord Ganesha. Lord Murugan has six faces and because of that He is also known as Lord Arumugam. With his six faces Lord Murugan can see in East, West, North, South, Heaven and Patala simultaneously.