With Thaipusam celebration kicks off today, the Astro team has been going all out to ensure that our has the best experience possible and with that in mind the very special studio guest for this year is renowned Tamil literary scholar Professor So So Mee Sundaram.

This retired professor of commerce was in town recently to talk about Lord Murugan and the significance of the Thaipusam celebration from the literary as well as points of view.

Among the topics discussed were the six faces of Kandan, the divinity of Kanda Sashti and the illustrations of Kanda Puranam.

He has received more than eight awards from various organizations in Tamil Nadu, in recognition of his services to Tamil literature and the Hindu faith and has spoken in Singapore, Malaysia, Nepal, Tibet, Australia, France, Germany, Vietnam, Austria, and Sri Lanka at various Tamil meets and temples.

He has had 16 books in Tamil and five in English published, so far.

He also has extensive experience in the field of commerce academia, having lectured in Chennai Loyola College, Palani Aandavar Arts College and Saurashtra College Madurai. We look forward to working with Professor So So Mee Sundaram again. - Astro Ulagam