* OM SARAVANA BHAVA * AALAYA THIRUPPANI KUZHU (SHRI SUBRAMANIYA SWAMY TEMPLE PROGRAMME: PRADOSHAM ON 01 NOV : SATYANARAYANA PUJA ON 04 NOV : KIRUTHIKAI ON 05 NOV: SANKADAHARA CHATURTI ON 07 NOV : KALABAIRAVAR ASHTAMI ON 11 NOV : EKADASI 14 NOV :PRADOSHAM ON 15 NOV

Temple History

Introduction

On the beautiful hillock at the foot of the ancient hills of Shankarwadi, within Dehu Gaon – the pilgrimage town near Dehu Road, Pune, Maharashtra, is situated the abode of Lord Shri Subramaniya Swamy (Lord Karthikeya) and His Divine Consorts – Goddesses Valli and Deivayanai over the sacred precincts of the divine Murugan Hill.

Shri Subramaniya Swamy Temple

The spiritual sanctity and history of the Shri Subramaniya Swamy Temple, attributed by an intuition of an ardent devotee, that the very spot where the Temple stands, was sanctified by the holy feet of the Sant Tukaram, one of the greatest poet of Marathi literature. It is believed that he sang some of his abhangs, at the very same spot.

Shri Subramaniya Swamy Temple, Dehu Road is a magnum opus of the devotees of Dehu Road and adjoining areas, which mainly house the military establishments.

The Temple was meticulously developed by the efforts of so many devotees from the year 1974. The foundation stone for the Temple was laid by Brig. Mr. C. Sundaram, Controller, CISV, Dehu Road on 14th of March 1975. It was followed by the Bhumi Puja by His Holiness Shri Jagadguru Shankaracharya Maharaj of Shri Dwaraka Sharada Peetham on 28th of May 1975.

The first phase of the Temple was inaugurated by Col. Mr. P.S.Grewal, Station Commander, Dehu Road Cantonment on 21st of June 1976. Initially the photograph of the Lord Shri Subramaniya Swamy was worshipped and daily pujas were performed.

The idol of Lord Shri Subramaniya Swamy and His Divine Consorts – Goddesses Valli and Deivayanai were donated by Thavathiru Balamurugan Adimai Swamigal of Arulmigu Balamurugan Thirukkovil, Rathinagiri, Tamil Nadu. The First Kumbhabhishekam was performed on 4th of April 1985 on the Panguni Uthiram day.

Since then, the temple has grown by leap and bounds. Every year thousands of devotees flock the temple and participate in all the major festivals of the divine Lord Shri Subramaniya Swamy. Devotees have generously and significantly contributed for the development activities of the temple.

The primary and the beautifully sculpted temple of the Lord Shri Subramaniya Swamy is encompassed by the temples of important deities giving great spiritual significance to the region.

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

The Prana Prathista of Shirdi Shri Sai Baba Temple took place on 8th of August 1977. The Shri Sai Baba Temple was accordingly inaugurated by Brig. Mr download adobe photoshop. P.K. Pant, Controller C.I.S.V, Dehu Road. Kakad Aarti is performed everyday and the Palkhi procession of Shri Sai Baba’s padukas is also performed on every Thursday.

Lord Ganapathy Temple

His Holiness Jagadguru Shri Jayaendra Saraswathi Swamigal of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Kanchipuram sanctified the Kumbhabhishekam of Lord Ganapathy Temple on 30th of November 1979. Everyday pujas and Chaturthi pujas are performed for the Lord.

Navagraha Temple

The Navagraha Prathishta was performed on 13th of April 1980 in the Holy presence of Shri Brahmashree Radhakrishna Sastrigal.

Lord Hanuman Temple

The Kumbhabhishekam of Lord Hanuman Temple was performed on 21st of August 1993. Shri Hanuman Jayanti is also celebrated with lots of zest and spiritual discourses are organized.

Lord Balaji and Goddess Padmavathi Temple

The Kumbhabhishekam of Lord Balaji and Goddess Padmavathi Temple was performed on 3rd of May 1995. Various alangarams for the Lord and Goddess Padmavati is performed on Adi Velli. Every Saturday Shri Vishnu Sahasranamam is recited for the Lord.

Lord Chandramoulishwarar (Shiva) and Goddess Thirupurasundari Temple

During the visit of His Holiness Shri Jagadguru Shankaracharya Maharaj of Shri Dwaraka Sharada Peetham, he blessed that Lord Shiva of the Murugan Hill be worshipped as Lord Chandramouliswara. His prophesies became a reality when the Prana Prathista of Lord Shiva as a Deity was performed on 20th of Feb 2011 and recognized as Lord Chandramouliswara. Pradosha Puja which falls once in every 15 days is performed for the Lord and his blessings are invoked.

General

The first Jeeranodharana Mahakumbhabhishekam of all deities was performed contemporaneously on 9th of Feb 1998.

The second Jeeranodharana Mahakumbhabhishekam of all deities was performed contemporaneously on 20th of Feb 2011 along with the Kumbhabhishekam of Lord Chandramoulishwarar (Shiva) and Goddess Thirupurasundari Temple.

The presence of all these powerful deities in one holy hillock has given a divine intervention, a great spiritual vibration and positivity which is realized by devotees who break into tears of joy and ecstasy by the mere darshan of these powerful deities.

Temple Trust

The Aalaya Thiruppani Kuzhu is the registered public trust for the temple, registered under Provisions of Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950, bearing Registration No. F-859. The Trust consists of dedicated Trustees and the day to day affairs are managed by the Managing Committee of the Trust.