Kukke Subramanya Temple
Kukke Subramanya Temple is located in the beautiful village of Subramanya in Sullia taluk,Mangalore, Karnataka. The temple attracts lots of devotees and is one of the pristine pilgrimage locations in karnataka. Lord subramanya is considered as the lord of all serpents. The famous kumara parvatha, which is a popular trekking destination, is near to kukke subramanya temple. The temple is situated on the western slopes of the Ghats and is covered with dense evergreen forests. Pilgrims going to the temple have to cross the Kumaradhara River and take a holy dip in the river before entering the temple for their Holy darshan. There is the Garuda pillar covered with silver, It is believed that this pillar was enchanted and planted there to shield devotees from the poisonous flames arising from the breath of Vasuki, who resides inside. Ashlesha Bali Pooja & Sarpa Samskara are two important Sarpa Dosha Poojas are done at Kukke Subramanya Temple. The place is surrounded by pristine mountains, cascading rivers, holy lakes and other famous temples. Famous green route train journey from kukke subramanya railway station to sakaleshpur railway station is worth exploring.
How to reach :
KSRTC operates buses on a daily basis from bangalore and mangalore. The nearest airport is the Mangalore International Airport (115 km). The nearest railway station is Subrahmanya Road Railway Station on Mangalore-Bangalore railway route, which is 7 km from Kukke Subrahmanya. The station is a 15-minute trip to the temple.
Website : http://kukketemple.com/index.html