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Tamil Hindus (Tamil: தமிழ் இந்துக்கள்) are the Tamil-speaking people with Hinduism as their faith. Hinduism was the first religion to reach the ancient Tamil kingdoms.

Tamil Hindus
தமிழ் இந்துக்கள்
Related ethnic groups
Tamil Brahmin



Murugan is often known as the Tamil God and consider to be the main God in Tamil Hinduism. There are a lot of temples dedicated to Murugan in Tamil Nadu.[1]


Thaipusam or Thaipoosam is the festival of the Tamil Hindus which falls on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai. The festival is being celebrated by Tamil Hindus in various countries.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Tracing the roots of the Tamil God". The Hindu.
  2. ^ "Vaikasi Visakam and Lord Murukan LALALALA".