Eachanari Vinayagar Temple


14.3/5(9 Ratings)

Eachanari Vinayagar Temple Overview

Ranked 3 of 213 sightseeing in Coimbatore
The Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is located at a distance of 13 km from Coimbatore on the Pollachi road. Built in 1500 AD, Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is one of the oldest pilgrimage centers dedicated to Lord Vinayaga.
The idol at the Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is one of the largest ones and measures up to 6 ft in height. Inscriptions at the temple confirm that the idol was brought in from Madurai and was originally meant for the Perur Patteshwarar temple.
The temple is opened from 5 am to 10 pm. The whole family can take part in the special offerings on special days like Chathurthi, Amavasya, Poornima and Karthika.
Though open on all days throughout the year, the best time to visit the Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is during the Hindu festivals like Vinayaka Chathurthi, Thaipoosam, Saraswathi Pooja, Deepavali, Tamil New Year Day and Karthika Deepam when offerings like Homam, Abhishekam, Alangaram, and Deepaaradhanai are done here.
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is also known for its special vahana pooja conducted on new vehicles. As Lord Vinayaga is considered as the obstacle remover, a lot of devotees bring their vehicles here.
Mahalakshmi Temple can also be visited while at Eachanari.
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is easily accessible by vehicles from Coimbatore.

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What travellers are saying about Eachanari Vinayagar Temple

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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6 reviews

Good Temple maintained neatly

The temple is very clean and neatly maintained. The idol is very big. It can be viewed from the road itself. Very nice place to see. The crowd will be more on fridays and sankatahara chaturthi days.

C Sundaram

C Sundaram5.0/5

10 reviews

Vinayaga temple

Eachanari is located 15 kms from Coimbatore City. Lord Vinayagar is the main God in Eachanari. All Sundays Vinayaga will come on Golden Chariot. Eachanari is situated on the way to Pollachi. From Eachanari to Pollachi it is about 35 kms. And Aliyar Dam is situated in Pollachi.

Dinesh Kumar

Dinesh Kumar3.6/5

4 reviews

Have to visit

Effective temple, lord Vinayaka is the main god there and placed near main road good. Peaceful place, everyone have to visit. Vinayagar Chathurthi is the main festival celebrated grandly.

Manikandan C

Manikandan C4.3/5

2 reviews

The temple clean

Its on the Pollachi Highway, bus facilities were excellent, temple was very clean and they are maintaining the same. Daily many people visit and worship Vinayakar because of powerful god in that area.

Rabi Subudhi

Rabi Subudhi3.9/5

7 reviews

Have a visit

This Vinayagar Temple is visited and repeated by all those who have faith in Lord Vinayagar. You get a holy darshan and have your special puja without any hassle. The warmth and respect one can find one self there as the priests are all so nice. Located in a street end, admired and worshipped as family deity by many.

Subramanian Kalyanasundaram

Subramanian Kalyanasundaram4.6/5

6 reviews

a beautiful temple

A temple for Lord Vigneshwara. A beautiful temple with good ambiance and every day Ganapathy homam is performed. A temple with good vibration and visitors must worship the presiding Deity.

Arumugam Kalianna

Arumugam Kalianna3.9/5

2 reviews

Early morning visits

Well maintained temple; spend one or two hours in the temple, early mornings are quite refreshing.

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