Ghati Sri Subramanya Temple, Doddaballapur, Karnataka

As indicated by Sthala Purana (Temple legend) Ghati is where Lord Subramanya performed compensation in the pretense of a serpent [(there is a custom to worship to Lord Subramanya in Sarpa roopa (serpentine form)] inside the collapses or caves the mountain scopes of this range before going to slaughter the evil spirit Tharakasura. Ghati is place where Lord Subramanya summoned assurance from Lord Lakshmi Narasimha for the serpentine group from Garuda's frighten. As per history Garuda the heavenly mount of Lord Vishnu is known to be a foe of Serpentine tribe.

Bring together the above said incidents the sanctuary at Ghati is particularly devoted to both divinities Lord Subramanya and Lord Lakshmi Narasimha a rare combination. one-off this sanctuary is that both Deities are carved on a single self manifested (swayambhu) icon with Lord Subramanya in a seven hooded serpentine frame (cobra) confronting east and Lord Lakshmi Narasimha confronting west. One can see Lord Lakshmi Narasimha through deliberately put reflect inside the sanctum sanctorum.

Ghata is a Sanskrit word meaning a pot. A serpent's hood takes after that of a pot and Ghati is where Lord Subramanya lived as Ghata Sarpa. In Hindi Ghat implies mountain range and this sanctuary of Lord Subramanya is situated in the mountain ranges. Ghati is accepted to be where Lord Subramanya murdered an evil spirit called Ghatikasura. As indicated by sanctuary records the sanctuary at Ghati Subramanya Kshethra has a past filled with over 600 years and it was first worked by Ghorpade recent leaders of Sandur line. This uncommon and self showed symbol was uncovered by the King with the assistance of neighborhood subjects according to the bearings (dream) given by Lord Subramanya himself.

Ghati has ended up one of the real pioneer focuses of Karnataka state and because of the serpentine type of Lord Subramanya the place is additionally venerated as a Naga Kshethra. A huge number of lovers approach this sanctuary for worshiping Lord Subramanya as a solution for different negative results from Kuja (Mars) particularly Kuja (Angaraka) Dosha, conjugal related issues and thriving, as a solution for malefic impacts from Rahu, Sarpa/Naga Dosha, for accomplishing descendants; as a solution for medical issues particularly unending skin illnesses like infection, leukoderma, help from foes (both inside and outer), alleviation from obligations separated from general success and general prosperity.

Sri Subramanya Temple – Facts

  • People offer their prayers to a snake mound that is present outside the temple
  • Milk is also regularly poured into the snake mound so as to appease the Gods
  • Snakes carved onto stones, also termed as Nagappa, can be seen under a huge Peepal tree and devotees pray for any favors they need at this spot
  • A multi hooded snake’s silver idol can also be seen near the chief deity
  • Even if you are not a very devout or religious person, the temple is worth a visit for its beautiful architecture and historical significance, the surrounding country side and other tourist attractions.

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