As per the mythology, Lord Muruga imprisoned Lord Brahma for His ignorance towards Pranava Mantra Om and assumed the role of the Brahma (Creator). Lord Muruga manifested here as a Brahma Sasta (means creator), holding Rudraksha beads and Kamandalam.
Lord Muruga, later repented for rejecting his father Lord Siva's command in releasing Brahma and did penance here by installing Siva Linga. This Siva Linga became famous later as Devasenapatisar, which means Lord worshiped by the Deva's commander-in-chief.
This is the place, where the great scholar and poet, Kachiappa Shivacharya composed Kandapuranam in praising Lord Muruga.
How to reach Kumarakottam Subramanya Temple ?
- Temple is 108 km from Tirupati. Direct bus to Kanchi is available from Tirupati Central bus station.
- Temple is 1 km from Kanchipuram bus station and 1 km from Railway station.
Other Temples near Kumarakotta Temples?
- Ekambareswarar Temple is at a walk able distance
- Kailasanathar temple is 1.9 km away
- Kanchi Kamakshi Amman Temple is 2.8 km away
- Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple is 4.7 km away
- Ulagalantha Temple is at a walk able distance.
- Karchapeswarar temple is at a walk able distance.