Kumara Kottam Subramanya Temple is located in Sowcarpet in George Town area of Chennai, in the state of Tamilnadu.
Murugan is uniquely depicted as Brahma – Shasta, holding a kamandalu and beads of Rudraksha. He has two arms and is found in the standing Posture.
This is one of the India’s seven moksha-puris or sacred cities where salvation may be obtained.
It is said to form a cluster with Ekambareswarar temple and the Kamakshi Amman temple but each temple has its own liturgical identity.
This temple was built 1000 years ago.
Best time to visit - September to March.
Traditional dress is allowed for darshan.
Temple Timings :
5.00 am to 12.00 pm
4.00 pm to 8.30 pm
Pooja Schedule :
6.00 am – Vinaakaalam Pooja
7.00 am to 7.30 am – SiruKalasanthi Pooja
9.00 am to 9.30 am – Kalasanthi Pooja
6.00 pm – Sayaratchai Pooja
8.00 pm to 8.30 pm – Irakkalam Pooja
Only on Tuesday
10.00 am to 12.00 pm – Thirisathi Archanai
5.30 pm to 7.30 pm – Hirisathi Archanai
How to reach the Temple :
1 km from Kanchipuram
Kanchipuram, Sri Ekambareswarar Temple – 1 km
Uthiramerur, Sri Balasubramanian Temple – 4 kms
Kundrathur Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple – 10 kms
Kanchipuram Sri Vaikunta Perumal & Embar Temple – 22 kms
Vallakottai, Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple – 41 kms.