Subramanya Swamy Temple Gudivanka Kuppam
Subramanya Swamy Temple Gudivanka Kuppam is located on the top of a hill near a small rivulet. Therefore another name for this place is Gudivanka. This temple is exactly at the border of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka states. Krithika Masam which comes in August is the best time to visit Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple in Gudivanka. Lakhs of devotees from Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka, visit the temple during Aadi Krithika. This month is considered as an auspicious month for Lord Subramanya Swamy.
Devotees will piece their tongue with shoolam, with spikes and pins in their mouth. Some will pierce pins on their back and hang themselves from cranes.
How to reach Subramanya Swamy Temple Gudivanka Kuppam?
- Direct buses are available from Tirupati to Kuppam with a good frequency. From Kuppam it takes 30 min to reach Gudivanka.
- It takes 15min to reach the temple on the hilltop. The pathway to hilltop is mud road.