Friday, June 2, 2023
Subramanya Temple - Kangeyanallur

Subramanya Temple – Kangeyanallur

At a distance of 6.5 km from Vellore City Railway Station, The Subramanya Swamy Temple is positioned in Kangeyanallur and is devoted to Lord Murugan. The presiding deity is also called Kangeyan.

The presiding deity Subramanya is present in a standing posture alongside along with his consorts Valli and Devasena in marriage ceremony type within the sanctum sanctorum. Saint Arunagiriar had sung praising of the Lord of the temple in his Tirupugazh. Devotees supply their first worship to saint Arunagiriar earlier than going to Lord.

In keeping with legend, Devas prayed to Lord Shiva to guard them from the atrocities of the demons. Lord Shiva created six sparks from His brow eye. Vayu and Agni took them and left in Holy River Ganga. Six youngsters got here from the sparks then and have been taken care of by Karthika maidens. Mother Parvathi then got here there and embraced the kids collectively which grew to become a single baby with six faces and named Kangeyan. Lord Muruga graces on this temple with this identify.

The temple has two entrances with 5 tier temple tower (Rajagopura). Vinayaka on this temple is praised as Sundara Vinayaka. There are shrines for gods Vinayaka, Kasi Viswanatha, Visalakshi, Saraswathi, Lakshmi, Solar, Veerabadra, amongst many different.

The annual pageant is widely known in February/March, Vaikasi Visakam in Might/June and Thai Poosam in January/February are the primary festivals celebrated within the temple.

Variyar’s Information centre, the place Kirupanandha Variyar was cremated is located reverse to the temple.

Timing: 6 AM to 12 PM and four PM to 9 PM

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