• Murugan

Sri Bala Subramaniar Temple

Overview


Karak Sri Subramaniar Temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga and is located on the left side of Kuala Lumpur - Kuantan highway. In the beginning, it was installed in a shed by the JKR government workers.


About the Temple


Devotees visit this temple while travelling to the city and while visiting other temple groups in the East. The tourist buses generally halt to pay respect at this temple, before going to the Maran Sri Marathaandavar Temple. Recurrent devotees offer thanksgiving in this temple, as a sign of their wish fulfilment. The Thai pusam festival is celebrated in a grandiose manner. Paal kodam (milk pots), kaavadis are carried and offered to lord Muruga. Devotees are discouraged to pierce Alagu’s ie. Alagu kaavadi’s.

Abisheka timings

Morning 6.30 a.m and evening 3p.m
In the month of Maarghazhi abisheka is performed at 4.30 a.m


Festival


The main festivals celebrated here are Thaipoosam, Thiruvilakku, Kandha Sashti, Thirukkalyaanam and Kaarththigai. Spiritual disclosures are also presented regularly. Bhajans are held every Friday evening.


How to Reach Sri Bala Subramaniar Temple

Airport

The Nearest Airport is Kuantan Airport.

Railways

The Nearest railhead is Mentakab railway station.

Road

The Nearest Bus stop is Terminal Makmur.


Temple Address


Sri Bala Subramaniar Temple,
No. 208, Jalan Besar, Pahang,
28600 - Karak, Malaysia.

Significance

Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Protection
  • Wisdom
  • Energy
  • Forgiveness For Past Deeds
  • Neutralize The Malefic Effects Of Mars
  • Good Health
Shlokas

Shadaananam Chandana Liptha Gathram Mahorasam Divya Mayoora Vaahanam Rudrasya Soonum Suraloka Naatham Brahmanya Devam Charanam Prapadye

Meaning -I always take refuge in the 6 faced Lord Guha, who has sandal paste smeared over his body, who is broad-chested, whose vehicle is the peacock, who is Lord Shiva's son and who leads the army of the Devas.

Heyswami Natha Karunakara Dheenabandho Shree Parvatheesha Mukha Pankaja Padmabandho Shree Saadhi Devagana Poojitha Padha Padma Vallesa Nadha Mama Dehi Karaavalambham

Meaning -O! Merciful Lord Swaminatha, who cares for the poor, who is the sun to Lord Shiva's lotus face, whose lotus feet are acknowledged by Lord Vishnu and the others, Valli's Lord, please uplift me by lending me your hand.

Ariru Thadanthozh Vazhga Arumugam Vazhga Veppai Kooru Sei Thanivel Vazhga Kukkudum Vazhga Sevvel Yeriya Magnai Vazhga Aanai Thun Anangu Vazhga Maarila Valli Vazhga Vazhga Seer Adiyar Yellam

Meaning -Oh Muruga, we hail your 12 strong shoulders for they protect us from our enemies, we hail your 6 faces, we hail the Vel, your weapon that broke apart the Krounja mountain to reveal the asura in it. We hail the bird, the cock, that is part of your symbol in the flag. We hail your peacock, that takes you all over the world, we hail your consort Devyani, who was brought up by Indra's white elephant, Airavadam, we hail your other consort, the flawless Valli. And we hail your Bhaktas who worship you as a prayer.

Uruvai Aruvai Uladhai Iladhai Maruvai Malarai Maniyai Oliyai Karuvai Uyirai Gadhiyai Vidhiyai Guruvai Varuvai Arulvai Guhaney

Meaning -O Lord Muruga, you have form and you are formless, you have everything and have nothing, you who exist in the smallest, in flowers, in a bell's ring, in the light. You are the embryo, the life, destiny and fate. Bestow your blessings on us as our guru.

Timings

The temple priest is available between 7am and 9am; from 3pm to 9pm daily. The rest of the time the sanctum is closed due to security reasons, however the temple will remain open for devotees to worship.

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