in our days in india, we were only dimly aware of Lord Murugan and his happy birthday.
thai pusam (thai is the tamil month and pusam is the birthstar of Murugan) is a whale of a festival in KL. a national holiday.
random pusam trivia: this is the birthstar of three generations of men on the MMMiM’s side (his dad, him and baby param)
p.s. if you are tamil, tell me your birthstar…