Manakula vinaygar temple, a rare posture of lord ganesha with his consorts


popular celebrations, rituals and pooja timings at Manakula vinaygar temple

Manakula vinaygar kovil located at puducherry, dedicate to lord ganesha. lord Ganesha is the for most god of all rituals for hindu devotees. there are thousands of devotees reach at this ancient hindu temple which IS in the union territory, south of indian sub continent. the prime deity lord ganesha known as manakula vinayagar. there was pond located along with the temple in old days, it was blessed with sand. in tamil pond is kulam and sand is called manal so that the place was referred as manalkulam and then manakula. sanctum and vimana covered with gold. lord ganesha in this temple with a variety form, that is ganesha standing with three legs

Golden chariot, golden vimanam are the prime attraction of manakula vinaygar kovil. golden chariot inaugurated in recent days which made by the donations of the devotees, there are some interesting sculptures with it. it is believed that devotees fulfill their wish when they take part in the when pulling ritual at this temple. the prime deity is also covered with gold. brahmotsavam is the mega event lats for 24 days. vinayka chathurthy is also celebrate here as same in all ganesha temples. navarathri festival, is a countable one the important event with navarathri is the vijayadsami day, on the day of vijayadasami golden chariot taken out for the procession.


Manakula vinaygar temple pondichery
Manakula vinaygar temple pondichery

Grass garland or the karukamalai, which is the favorite offering for lord ganesha in all temples. all kind of abhishekam takes place at morning and evening. Chennai is the nearest major city to manakula vinaygar kovil, regular buses services are available from Chennai to destination. puducherry is located 4 km from manakula vinaygar kovil which has the facilities of both rail and buses. Chennai international is the nearest airport at a distance 150 km. there are many other temples encircled with it.

temple timings:-
morning:- 6.00 am to 1.00 pm
evening: 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm

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