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is a commonly used Indian name. It is also another name for the Hindu deity Murugan
Murugan also called Kartikeya, Skanda and Subrahmanya, is a popular Hindu deity especially among Tamil Hindus, worshipped primarily in areas with Tamil influences, especially South India, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Mauritius and Reunion Island. His six most important shrines in India are the...
. Other common spellings are Subrahmanya
. The name may refer to:
- Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, FRS ) was an Indian origin American astrophysicist who, with William A. Fowler, won the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics for key discoveries that led to the currently accepted theory on the later evolutionary stages of massive stars...
, Indian scientist and 1995 Nobel laureate in Physics.
- C. Subramaniam, father of India's Green Revolution.
- Sir S. Subramania Iyer, theosophist and Indian freedom fighter who was one of the founders of the Home Rule Movement.
- G. Subramania Iyer
Ganapathy Dikshitar Subramania Iyer was a leading Indian journalist, social reformer and freedom fighter who founded 'The Hindu' newspaper on September 20, 1878...
, Indian freedom fighter and founder of the English language newspaper "The Hindu".
- Subramanya Nagarajarao
Subramanya Nagarajarao , also known as N. Subramanya, is an Indian author, researcher specialised on refugees and translator. He is currently Director of Indian Research Institute, Mysore.- Biography :...
, also Dr. N. Subramanya, an indian author, researcher specialised on refugees and translator.
- Subramanya (village)
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...
- a village in Southern India