Murugan Hill Temple near Dehu Road [Subramaniya Swami Temple]

On the beautiful hillock at the foot of the ancient hill of Shankarwadi, within the area of Dehu Gaon, and at Dehu Road, on the Western side of the old Bombay-Pune Highway, is situated the abode of Lord Subramaniya - Lord Karthikeya and His Divine Consorts - Valli and Devayani. On the west side on the peak of the Shankarwadi Hill, approx. 3500 feet above sea level, affectionately looking down upon the Divine Son, Karthikeya, presiding over the Subramaniya Swami Temple Complex, is none other than Lord Shiva Himself, sanctifying the ancient Shankarwadi Hill by His presence, which is believed to be of the Mahabharata period.
Hanuman Idol among other idols on the roof of the temple
Om Muruga
Close View



On the eastern side, is a small Temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh, at the foot of the hillock leading to the Temple Complex. On the south-western side of the Murugan Hills, is none other than, the Divine Consort of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, known and recognized as Uma Devi. The Temple of Uma Devi touches the western side of the old Bombay-Pune Road, leading by a flight of steps to the Temple. On the eastern side, is the Hill Temple of Sastha - Lord Ayyappa. The entire family of Lord Shiva, consisting of Himself, His Divine Consort, Goddess Parvati, His Divine Sons, Lord Ganesh, Lord Karthikeya and Lord Sastha, have chosen to make the precincts of the Murugan Hill as their Eternal Divine Abode.

Back view
Shree Kalabairav
Nandi
Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati
intricate carvings on the temple
nandi outside a temple
View from Mumbai Pune old Highway
one can view the temple from the highway
Lord Murugan [centre] Valli and Devayani
you can also see the Ayyappan Temple across the road on the murugan temple
Left side Sai Temple

 This is a good morning and evening  trip for a few hrs

Timings
Monday to Friday (Non-festival days)
6:30 AM to 10:30 AM
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Weekend (Non-festival days)
6:30 AM to 11:30 PM
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Major Festival days
6:30 AM to 8:30 PM




How to reach :
Pune Rly. Station to Dehu road 


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The five Annual functions of Lord Kartikeya,
Thaipusam, 

Panguni Uththiram, 
Skandhashasti, 
Aadi Krithigai, 
Vaikasi Visakam, 

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