Eachanari Vinayagar Temple

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Eachanari Vinayagar Temple
Panorama view of Eachanari Vinayakar Temple Coimbatore.jpg
Eachanari Temple
Religion
AffiliationHinduism
DeityGanesha
Location
LocationCoimbatore district
StateTamil Nadu
CountryIndia
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is located in Tamil Nadu
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple
Location in Tamil Nadu
Geographic coordinates10°55′0″N 76°59′0″E / 10.91667°N 76.98333°E / 10.91667; 76.98333Coordinates: 10°55′0″N 76°59′0″E / 10.91667°N 76.98333°E / 10.91667; 76.98333
Architecture
TypeDravidian
Website
www.eachanarivinayagar.tnhrce.in

Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is a temple dedicated to Hindu god Vinayagar, situated in the village Eachanari near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. The temple is situated about 12 km from the city of Coimbatore on NH 209.[1]

History[edit]

It is said that when the idol of Vinayaga measuring 6 feet high and 3 feet in diameter was being transported from Madurai in a cart for installation at Perur Pateeswarar Temple, the axle of the cart broke and it became seated in the place where the temple was constructed.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About us, Eachanari Vinayagar Temple". Government of Tamil Nadu. Retrieved 9 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Eachanari Vinayagar Temple" (in Tamil). Dinamalar. Retrieved 9 March 2016.