Subramanya Kukke


Kukke Subramanya (IAST: Kukke Subrahmaya) is a Hindu temple located in the village Subramanya, of Kadaba taluk (Earlier in Sullia taluk) in Dakshina Kannada district, Karnataka, India. In this temple Murugan is worshipped as Subramanya, lord of all serpents.

What is special about Kukke Subramanya?

Nestled between hills, this pilgrim center is famous for the 5000 years old Kukke Subramanya temple on the banks of Kumaradhara river. The epics narrate how the divine serpent Vasuki and other snakes took refuge under Lord Subrahmanya, in the caves.

Which day is good for Kukke Subramanya?

The ideal time to visit Kukke Subramanya remains during the winters during September – March as other than the calm and peaceful climatic conditions; the months have religious significance as well. For some, monsoons can be an excellent time to visit as well. But summers should be avoided at any cost.

What is the story of Kukke Subramanya?

Kukke Subrahmanya, one among the seven holy places created by Parashurama is mythologically and historically famous for œNagaradhane. Residing with Vasuki, God Subrahmanya showers his divine grace on devotees as the presiding deity of the Kshetra. It is also called œGuptha Kshetra.

Why do people go to kukke?

The Kukke Subrahmanya Temple is a famous Hindu temple that is located in Karnataka, India. Lord Kartikeya, who is the lord of all serpents, is worshipped here as Lord Subrahmanya; and the temple provides tranquillity and peace like no other.

Why is ashlesha pooja done?

Benefits of performing Ashlesha Bali Puja

The pooja can also be conducted to get a good job and relief from the disease, which is not curable by various treatments. This puja action rectifies the bad position of the planets, Rahu, Ketu, and Shani.

Why is ashlesha Bali done?

Ashlesha Bali Pooja is a special worship performed seeking protection and relief from Sarpa Dosha, Naga Dosha, Kuja Dosha (Manglik) and Kala Sarpa Dosh. This worship is in practice from time immemorial. Worship of snakes or ‘Nagaradhana’ finds mention in many Puranas.

What is the cost of Kukke Subramanya?

Bangalore to Kukke Subramanya Bus Ticket Price

You can make your bus booking online. The Bangalore to Kukke Subramanya bus tickets fare starts from INR 600 per head and can go as high as INR 800 per head.

Is jeans allowed in Kukke Subramanya?

In some other temples, people wearing clothes like jeans, T-shirts etc are not allowed entry. There is also provision in certain temples to hire customary dresses to the devotees who can return them when coming out.

Can we visit other places after Kukke Subramanya?

6 months ago. over a year ago. over a year ago. Yes, you can visit any place of your choice.My suggestion would be to visit Dharmasthala or Talakaveri.


According to legend, once, Subramanya asked Brahma the significance of ‘Om’ and when he was denied a reply, he imprisoned Brahma. But soon Subramanya repented for his arrogance by inflicting a curse on himself. Turning into a serpent, he sought a rock at Dandakaranya, in the tranquil south, for his penance.


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