Kottekunnu Subrahmanya Temple is located in Kollam District and is around 14 km from Kundara. Muruga or Subrahmanya is worshiped in the shrine. The annual pooyam festival is observed in Makaram month. Kottekunnu Subrahmanya Temple Thaipooyam festival 2017 date is February 10.
Special pujas, rituals, abhishekam, Subrahmanya sahasranama archana and numerous other activities are held on the day.
Various types of Kavadi are taken to the shrine. Kavadiyattam and colorful procession of Kavadis are a major highlight.
It is considered highly meritorious to perform puja and take blessing of Sri Subrahmanya Swami on the day.