Swetha vinayagar, lord ganesha is worshiped in the white idol by sea sand


Swetha vinayagar temple, 275 padal petra sthalams at the banks of cauvery river

Swetha vinayagar temple dedicate to the for most lord ganesha, situated at valanchuzhi village in tamil nadu. this is a holy place located at the banks of cauvery river, it flowing at the eastern side to the temple. lord ganesha is the god clearing obstacles so that it must be perform rituals before every task. hence lord ganesha known as vigneswaran. lord ganesha in this temple known as valanchuzhi vinyagar in which made by sea form so that it also called swetha vinayagar, swetha means white in tamil. it located adajacent to swami malai temple, it is very important to visit swetha vinayagar temple before to swami malai murugan temple.

There are four daily rituals performed in a day. the idol of vinayagar is small in its size. lord shiva is the presiding deity in the temple worshiped as sadaimudinathr and his consort parvathy as periya nayagi. swetha vinayagar also known as norai pillayar. it is considered as one among the 275 padal petra sthalams. the huge tower at the entrance welcome the devotees, which facing to the east direction. there is a separate installation for lord Saturn. abhishega is the main offering. it is believed that lord indra perform worship to vinayagar to having the relief from his curse.


Swetha vinayagar temple thiruvalanchuli
Swetha vinayagar temple thiruvalanchuli

Maha sivarathri is the main festival which usually conducts in february or march months. chariot procession in the vinayaga chathurthy festival is the great event at the temple. chathurthy brahmotsavam is alo a main festival which usually falls in tamil month avani. kumbhakonam is he nearest city to the temple having the frequent bus services at a distance of 7 km. kubhakonam s the min city in tamil nadu which has the facility of rail head and also an airport.

pooja timings:-
morning- 6.00 am to 12 noon
evening- 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm

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