Sri Kanda Shasti kavacham is an excellent guide in distress times of one's life. Reciting the verses of this Kanda Shasti Kavacham gives one the hope and courage to take up any challenge. This is composed by Sri Devaraya Swamigal in praise of Sri Shanmuga of Tiruchendur sthalam, in Tamil Language. It gives protection as armour covering all the parts of the body and inner self and reciting gives on the material and spiritual benefits. Sri satguru Santhananda Swamigal has composed this kavacham on Sri Skanda which also provides protection. It is composed in Tamil having 447 beautiful lines invoking Sri Muruga to grant protection.