Eachanari Vinayagar Temple – Coimbatore
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is one of the popular temples dedicated to the god Lord Vinayagar(Lord Ganesh) , located in the village of Eachanari near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. Eachanari Vinayagar temple is located at a distance of 12 km away from the city of Coimbatore on National Highway 209. On the way to Pollachi, this beautiful temple attracts devotees from Coimbatore.
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple Timings:
Timings of Eachanari Vinayagar temple. The temple Opens at 05:30 AM and closes at 01:00 PM and opens at 04:00 PM and closes at 09:00 PM. Regular poojas are performed at particular time,
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple Pooja Timings:
Ganapati Homam – 05:30 AM
Abhishekam – 06:30 AM
Alamkaram (Decoration)- 7:30 AM
Uchchikala Pooja – 12:00 PM
Annadanam – 12:15 PM
Evening Abhishekam – 06:30 PM
Rathotsavam (Chariot Procession) – 07 :15 PM
Entry Fee: No entry fee
The main attraction for devotees at Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is performing Ganapati Homam on Daily in the Morning. To perform this Homam one has to pay INR 1500 to the temple. The interests of which are used for homam throughout the year, as requested by the devotees.
Rathotsavam is also held daily around the temple in the Evening time devotees can participate in this ritual.
Pooja Tickets & Prices
There are different prices for tickets to see each event in the temple.
Ganapati Homam: INR 1500/-
Drawing the Chariot: INR 1600/-
Gold Kavacham Ornament: INR 750/-
Special Entry: INR 10/-
Panchamrutha Abhishekam: INR 900/-
Pala (Milk)Abhishekam: INR 150/-
Archana: INR 150/-
Sanku pooja : INR 300/-
Lakshaarchana : INR 15000/-
Two wheeler pooja : INR 50/-
Four Wheeler pooja : INR 100/-
History of Eachanari Vinayagar temple
It is said that while the 6 feet high and 3 feet diameter Vinayaka idol was being transported from Madurai in a cart to be enshrined in the Perur Patishwarar temple, the axle(Wheel) of the cart was broken in Echanari and sat on the place, Where the temple was built at that Place. The Temple had its first Kumbhabhishekam in 1977 and renovated the temple and then performed the second and last Kumbhabhishekam in 1990. The Temple was built in a Dravidian style of Architecture with a spiritual vibe around it.
Festival in Eachanari Vinayagar Temple:
Tamil New year
English New Year
How to Reach Eachanari Vinayagar Temple:
Coimbatore International Airport is the Nearest Airport Which is located 26 kms away from the Eachanari temple. From there hire a taxi and autos to cover the distance.
Coimbatore Railway station is the nearest railway station which is 10 kms away from the temple.
Coimbatore is well connected to the major town it is just 12 kms from the Eachanari temple. From Coimbatore many local buses, Cabs and Autos are available to Eachanari.
Eachanari temple Address:
Pollachi Main Rd, Eachanari, Tamil Nadu 6410215.
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