Sri Subrahmanya Swami Temple

The Subrahmanya Swami Temple in Payyannur is a renowned Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Subrahmanya, also known as Murugan or Kartikeya. It is located in Payyannur, a town in Kannur district of Kerala, India.

The temple is a significant pilgrimage site for devotees of Lord Subrahmanya, who is considered the son of Lord Shiva and the brother of Lord Ganesha. The deity here is fworshipped for protection, wisdom, and victory over obstacles.

The pavitramodiram (pavithra mothiram) or sacred ring, made especially on order at Sree Subrahmanya Swami Temple at Payyannur in Kannur, is what draws people here in hordes. Its greenery and quaint vibe sustain a great tradition. Once a ring has been made as per the bearers’ preferences, it is worn after being sanctified at the temple by Brahmins performing ancient rituals. It is one among the district’s most revered and sacred sites, seeing a regular flow of devotees throughout the year.

Temple Timings: 04:00 – 12:00 hrs & 17:00 – 21:00 hrs

Nearby Attraction: Rajarajeswara temple

Nearest railway station: Payyanur

Nearest airport: Kannur International Airport, about 60 km | Calicut International Airport, about 153 km

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