Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is a temple dedicated to Hindu god Vinayagar, situated in the village Eachanari near Coimbatore. Temples are found everywhere in India from large monumental structures to small stone buildings, each having a certain significance and greatly influencing the lives of the people who regard the temple as a place where they could be close to God. These kinds of temple apart from being religious also play the role of a social, cultural and economic center influencing the lives of the people of the both in the cities and villages. These wonderful monuments form a part of the Indian cultural heritage.
REASON FOR THIS TEMPLE
The Moolavar of this temple is actually made for the installation at Perur, Arulmigu Patteswarar Temple and since the cart carrying moolavar struck down at this place from Madurai and Eachanari become the blessed place of Lord Vinayaga. Hence the Vinayagar in this place is called as “Eachanari Vinayagar”, one of the famous vinayaga of whole Tamilnadu.
TRIP WE PROVIDE
The cost includes of Cab Rent, Fuel & Driver Allowance. Parking & Toll charges is extra. If any deviation in the dropping route it will be charged extra. AC will not work in stopped / parked vehicle. People can choose the cars according to their own comfortable and also the total no. of persons for the trip. Cars like Indica, Indigo Zest, Verito, Swift Dzire, Toyoto, Mahindra XYLO, Tavera etc.
Every day at early morning 5.30am, Ganapathy Homam is conducted. For that, Rs.1500 is charged from the sevarthigal.
Free Marriage Scheme
This temple arranges free marriages of socially down trodden people as per the direction given by the Honorable Chief Minister of Tamilnadu.
This temple runs “Anbu Illam” with 25 students and provides them with free lodging and boarding and free supply of books and cloths to the students which are appreciated by general public.
Rs.55 lakhs has been spent to build a golden chariot for this temple. Since 14-07-1998 this scheme has been doing well.
This Temple is opened at 5am everyday and is closed at 10pm without any break of worship time. Everyday “Ganapathy Homam” is performed by Kattalaitharars as on date 350 Kattalaitharars for “Ganapathy Homam” regularly performed each day. For performing “Ganapathy Homam Pooja”, the Kattalaitharar has to pay Rs.15, 000/- that amount will be deposited and the interest accured on deposit will be utilised the “Ganapathy Homam” Pooja every year as requested by the Kattalaitharar.
TAMIL NEW YEAR
- Tamil people celebrate Tamil New Year on 14 April. This is the month of Chitterai, the first month of the Tamil solar calendar. On the eve of Puthandu, a tray arranged with three fruits (mango, banana and jack fruit), betel leaves and arecanut, gold/silver jewellery, coins/money, flowers and a mirror is placed.
- This is to be viewed upon waking in the morning. In the temple city of Madurai, the Chitterai Thiruvizha is celebrated in the Meenakshi Temple. A huge exhibition is held, called Chitterai Porutkaatchi.
- In some parts of Southern Tamil Nadu, it is called Chittirai Vishu. The day is marked with a feast in Tamil homes and entrances to the houses are decorated elaborately with kolams.
- In most parts of India, one can see neem trees blooming with their flowers and the first batch of mangoes hanging prominently. This day is celebrated by some communities with neem flowers and raw mangoes to symbolize growth and prosperity.
OTHER POOJAI’S ON
- Aadi Perukku
- Vinayagar Chathurthi
- Saraswathy Pooja
- Karthigai Deepam
- Thai Pongal & Thai Poosam
- Panguni Uttiram
“ALL POOJAI THAT WE DO WILL HELP US, WHEN OUR HEART IS
CONNECTED WITH GOD”.