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Ghati Subramanya


Ghati Subramanya kannada ಘಾಟಿ ಸುಬ್ರಮಣ್ಯ is an ancient Hindu temple, situated on the outskirts of Bangalore near Tubagere, Doddaballapura It is 60 km from the city and is a popular pilgrimage centre The uniqueness of this temple is that the prime deity Lord Karthikeya, is found together with Lord Narasimha According to mythology, both idols are believed to have emerged from the earth It is also an important centre in South India for snake worship Special rituals are performed during Brahmarathotsava, ie, on the day of Pushya shudda Shashti Narasimha Jayanti is the other major festival celebrated here

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Tradition
  • 3 Design
  • 4 Locality
  • 5 Cattle fair
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

History

Ghati Subramanya has a recorded history of more than 600 years It was first developed by the Ghorpade rulers of Sandur who ruled parts of Bellary

Tradition

It is the belief of devotees that childless couples making vows ಹರಕೆ shall be blessed with children by the lord A related ritual is that of installing idols of snakes ನಾಗರ ಹಾವು One can see thousands of such idols near the temple

Design

The idol of Lord Karthikeya with a seven headed cobra is made from a single stone It faces eastwards while the idol of "Lord Narasimha faces westwards To ensure that both deities are visible to devotees at the same time, a huge mirror was placed in the rear in the sanctum sanctorum

Locality

Ghati Subramanya is about 60km from Bangalore The most popular route is via Doddaballapura If opting for a public transport, direct routes to Ghati from Bangalore are pretty less in number and one may have to change over at Doddaballapura

Distance Split:

Bangalore to Doddaballapura : 44km : can be reached by KSRTC or BMTC’s

Doddaballapura to Ghati Subramanya: 16km : KSRTC or private carriages

Cattle fair

The fair held here in December is very famous and ryots from neighboring states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra as well as from many parts of Karnataka participate in the cattle fair

References

  • Sri Ghati Subramanya Kshetra
  • Ghati Subramanya Temple Subrahmanya
  • Ghati Subramanya Swamy Temple
  • "Ghati Subramanya Temple Subrahmanya Ghati, Lakshmi Narasimha and Subramanya at Ghati" Karnatakavisioncom Retrieved 2012-05-13 

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