Subramanya Lapped in the luxurious abundance of the beauty of the nature the village of Subramanya lies in the Sullia Taluk in Dakshina Kannada with a sancity which very few places can boast of. The Kukke Subrahmanya Temple situated in the heart of the village. Nature reveals herself in all her unhidden beauty in the rivers, forests and mountains which the temples is surrounded by. It is about a 105 KM from Mangalore and can be easily reached by train, buses or taxis.
Pilgrims going to Kukke Subrahmanya Temple in Subrahmanya have to cross the Kumaradhara River. They take a holy bath in the river and then go on to the temple to have darshan. There is also another river called the Darpana theertha which flows just behind the temple. The belief is that Vasuki and other snakes took refuge under God Subrahmanya in the caves at Subramanya. Here God Subrahmanya is worshipped as a snake. This is the god's divine power.