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Thaipusam is celebrated every year at the aadheenam, specifically by taking the deity of Lord Murgan for his victory march around the campus.

Thaipusam is dedicated to the Hindu god Murugan, the son of Sadashiva and Adishakti. Murugan is also known as Karttikeya, Subrahmanya, Sanmukha, Shadanana, Skanda and Guha. On this day, Goddess Adishakti presented a lance to Lord Murugan to vanquish the demon army of Tarakasura and combat their evil deeds. Therefore, Thaipusam is a celebration of the victory of good over evil.

Thaipusam is celebrated during the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai . To mark this day of penance and thanksgiving, Hindus pierce their body with metal skewers, carry pots of milk on their heads and offer it to Lord Muruga, carry kavadi etc.