SS Ghati Sri Ghati Subramanya swamy temple :

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Location :

SS Ghati Sri Ghati Subramanya Temple
S.S.Ghati Doddaballapur / Dodda Ballapura (Taluk)
Bangalore Rural district-562103

Timings :

  • 06:30 AM to 08:30 PM
  • At Kumarasasti Day 04:00 AM to 09:00 PM

Temple History :

Sri Ghati Subramanya Temple is an ancient Hindu Temple situated at outskirts of Bangalore near to Tubagere and Doddaballapur Taluk. This is a popular pilgrimage center in Bangalore rural district. This temple is dedicated to Lord Subramanya also referred as Karthikeya Swamy together with Lord Narasimha. According to the Mythology these both idols emerge from the earth. The devotee’s workshops snakes in the pilgrimage center. The Lord Subramanya Swamy with a seven-headed cobra is made up of Single stone. This is the very old temple. Here the devotees were both in Kumar dharaPushkarini. Here temples festivals are held in Narasimha Jayanthi, Subramanya Shashti. Daily Abhishekam performed to the Lord Subramanya by the devotees here.

History: Ghati Subramanya Temple is ancient in its origin and dates back to the Dravidian period and is also constructed in Dravidian tradition. Apart from the Subramanya temple, other temples of the era are also built in similar styles such as the temples around Mysore, Bangalore as well as the Nanjudeshwara temple in Nanjangud and the famous Chamundeswari temple on the top of the Chamundi Hills. The supervising deities of the temple are Lord Sri Subramanya Swamy and Lord Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy, and this is the primary reason that every day innumerable devotees visit the Ghati Subramanya Temple. As per the legend and also the mythology associated with this temple, the idols of Lord Subramanya and Lord Lakshmi Narasimha have originated from the earth itself and are not sculpted by human beings(Swayambhuvu).

The temple is also believed to be a significant and holy place in South India for the worship of Snake. Although the only place of attraction and interest in Ghati is the temple apparently but it is also true that there is an abundance of attention grabbing sources around 20-30km of the temple and these places of attraction can keep the visitors occupied throughout.The Ghati Subramanya has a recorded history of more than 600 years and it was first established by the Ghorpade rulers of Sandur who then were believed to have ruled parts of Bellary.

The devotees of the temple have their faith in an age-old tradition which seems to persist till date. An associated ritual of the temple also includes installation of idols of snakes or serpents and thousands of such idols are observed near the temple. The most popular tradition, as well as belief of the visitors and devotees, are that childless couples are blessed with children after offering prayers and making vows to the Lord. The idol of Lord Karthikeya with a seven-headed serpent specifically Cobra is prepared from a single stone. The serpent faces eastwards while the idol of the Lord faces westwards. In order to make certain the visibility of both the idols to visitors, a gigantic mirror has been placed in the back of the idol in the study Sanctorum. Ghati Subramanya is also considered to be one of the best pilgrim centers of Bangalore.

Festivals :

  • Brahmarathotsavam
  • Narasimha Jayanthi
  • Pushya Suddha Shasti(Birthday of Subramanyam)
  • Skanda Shasti
  • Panghuni Uttiram(Kalynam of Vaikashi Vishakam)

Ticket price for rituals, darshanams & special sevas :

  • Archane
  • Abhisheka
  • Astottara
  • Alankarana
  • Naga Dosha Pooja

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Nearest Bus Stations :

  • Doddaballapur – 14.00 km
  • Gauribidanur – 28.00 km
  • Chikkaballapura – 31.00 km

Nearest Railwaystations :

  • Kelaginajuganahalli – 4.00 km
  • Gauribidanur – 28.00 km

Nearest Airports :

  • Kempegowda International Airport,Bangalore – 46.00 km
  • Tirupati Airport,Renigunta – 291.00 km

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