Idagunji

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Idagunji
ಇಡಗುಂಜಿ
town
Idagunji is located in Karnataka
Idagunji
Idagunji
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 14°21′N 74°42′E / 14.35°N 74.7°E / 14.35; 74.7Coordinates: 14°21′N 74°42′E / 14.35°N 74.7°E / 14.35; 74.7
Country  India
State  Karnataka
Region Kanara
District Uttara Kannada
Taluk Honnavar
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Idagunji (Kannada: ಇಡಗುಂಜಿ) is a small village in Honnavar Taluk, in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka state, India.

It is a famous place of Hindu pilgrimage and worship.

Geography[edit]

Idugunji is close to Manki and about 14 km from Honnavar, in Honnavar Taluk; and 28 km from Navilgona.

Ganesha Temple[edit]

The Shree Vinayaka Devaru[1] (Kannada:ಗಣಪತಿ ಇಡಗುಂಜಿ) is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Ganesha (Vinayaka), located on the West Coast of India in the Idagunji town in Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka state, India. The temple's popularity as a religious place is recorded by about 1 million devotees visiting it annually.[2][3]

It is one of the six famous Ganesha temples on the west Coast of India, which is also popularly called the "Ganesha Coast".[4]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Official site
  2. ^ "The Story of Mhatobar Shree Vinayaka Devaru, Idagunji". Official Website of the Idagunji Devaru.com. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Shri Ganapathi Temple". Official Website of Government of Karnataka, karnataka.com. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "The one-day speedy darshan". The Hindu. Retrieved 30 January 2013.