Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple in Nadi, Fiji is one of the largest Hindu temples outside India. The temple is also known as Nadi Murugan Temple and is located at the southern end of the main road through Nadi, the third-largest conurbation in the country. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Subramaniya or Muruga. Sri Shiva Subramaniya Temple is also the largest Hindu temple in the Southern hemisphere.
This colorful and ornate Hindu temple features intricate mural paintings which tell the story of the birth of Lord Shanmugha or Subramanya. Devotees can view paintings depicting various avatars of Lord Shiva and of various Hindu Gods and Goddesses.
Nadi Siva Subramaniya Temple was housed at the TISI Sangam (Then India Sanmarga Ikya Sangam) building in 1926. The T.I.S.I Sangam was later renovated and the foundation of for a new temple was laid in 1976. Sri Shivacharya Mahalinga Gurukkal boosted the activities at the temple.
The temple celebrates a lot of Hindu festivals and rituals such as Thai Pusam in January, Shivaratri, Panguni Uthiram Thirunaal in April, Skanda Shasti, Diwali, Karthika Deepam, and Durga Puja. The monthly Karthingai Puja or Karthik Pooja attracts numerous devotees. Numerous religious ceremonies are held with great importance and are attended by thousands of devotees.
Temple darshan timings are from 5.30 AM to 8.00 PM.
How to Reach
Nadi International Airport, the largest airport in Fiji, is just 9 km from Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple.
Temple Contact Details
Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Temple
P O Box 1230 Nadi,
Phone: 679 6700 977Fax: 679 6703 777