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Ghati Subramanya Temples

Ghati Subramanya


Ghati Subramanya is one of the popular pilgrim centers located near Doddaballapur of Bangalore Rural district. Ghati Subrahmanya is located about 60 Kms from Bangalore.

The temple here is dedicated to Lord Subramanya and Lord Lakshmi Narasimha. It is believed that the idol of Shri subrahmanya is self originated. The uniqueness of the temple is, Sri Subrahmanya is facing east and Sri Lakshmi Narasimha is facing west in a single image. One can have darshan of Lord Narasimha through a mirror placed rear side.

Bangalore Rural District is bounded on the North by Tumkur and Kolar Districts: on the South by Mandya and Mysore districts & Tamil Nadu State; on the east by Kolar district and Tamil Nadu state and on the West by Tumkur and Mandya Districts.

The Bangalore Rural District derives its name from Bangalore (head quarters town) and majority of the district consists of Rural Areas. The Bangalore Rural district is essentially an agriculture district but it has sufficient scope for industrialisation, dairy development and sericulture. Crops like ragi, rice, groundnut, sugarcane, castor, grapes & mulberry are main crops of this district. Hinduism, Islam and Christianity are the three main religions of this district.

Location info:

Address:Shri Subrahmanya Temple S.S. Ghati Post,
Doddaballapur Taluk
Pin code: 561 203
Bangalore Rural district
District:Bangalore Rural district
Nearest City:Doddaballapur:is about 40 km from Bangalore, situated to the north-west of Bangalore.
Best time to visit: Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, is well-known for its bracing climate. So much so that the city has come to be known as the 'Air-conditioned City' for moderate temperatures throughout the year.


Summer : During summers temperatures hover in the range of 28C-30C. The weather in Bangalore never becomes too hot during the summer season and with the advent of monsoon, rainfall brings down temperatures.

Winter : As winter sets in, temperatures take a substantial dip and there is nip in the air. Minimum temperature can go down to a low of 8C.

History of Ghati Subramanya Temples:


Interesting things to do:

Special pooja's will be performed the event of Brahmarathotsava.
Free lunch is provided daily for the devotees.

Interesting things to Visit:

This unique and ancient temple attracts many a pilgrims. Special pooja's will be performed the event of Brahmarathotsava, i.e., on the day of Pushya shudda Shashti. Narasimha Jayanti is other major festival celebrated here. Marriage functions are also held here.

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How to reach Ghati Subramanya Temples?

Nearest Railway Station:Makali Durga on the Bangalore - Guntakal line
Nearest Airport:Bangalore
Road Transport:Ghati Subrahmanya it is about 60 kms from Bangalore and has to be reached via Doddaballapur. Direct buses are available but they are not frequent.

Local transportation is available from Doddaballapur to Ghati Subramanya.

Nearest Visiting places in Ghati Subramanya Temples:

Sivagange: 8 km from Dabas Pet on the way to Tumkur from Bangalore.

Sawandurga: About 50 Km from west of Bangalore

Mekedaatu (Goat's Leap'): Its about 90 Km from Bangalore via Kanakapura, where the rivers Cauvery and Arkavathi after their confluence at the Sangama.

Kengal hanumantharaaya temple, Channapatna

Nandi Hills: 65 Km from Bangalore. It was Tipu Sultan's summer retreat and Tipu's fort walls still stand as testimony to history. The rivers Pennar, Palar and Arkavati originate from these hills. The Tipu's Drop, a 600 meter high cliff, where prisoners were hurled down the precipice is an awe-inspiring sight.

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Dodda Ballapur

Hotels/Lodge/Accommodation nearby Ghati Subramanya Temples:

There are many hotels and PWD Inspection Bungalow nearby.
Resorts availability: There are many resorts on the way.

Things to carry:

Clothing : Cotton apparels in light fabrics should be taken for as summer trip. If a winter visit is on the cards, bring along woolens and jackets to beat the chill.
It is better to carry water bottles.

Tips & Suggestions for Ghati Subramanya Temples:

Distances from Ghati Subramanya:
Bangalore: 60 Kms
Doddaballapur: 12 kms

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:Dodda Ballapur
Nearest Hospital:G Subramanya, Dodda Ballapur
Society/Community Phone Number

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