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Sri Vettri Vinayakar temple



Moolavar : Vettri Vinayakar
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : NA
Thala Virutcham : NA
Theertham : NA
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 500 years old
Historical Name : NA
City : Tiruparankundram
District : Madurai
State : Tamil Nadu

Singers:

   NA


Festival:

   The temple follows two time puja system. On each Chaturthi day, special pujas are dedicated to Lord Vettri Vinayka and elaborate pujas on Vinayaka Chaturthi day in Aavani month ? August-September. The temple also celebrates Sashti festival for Lord Velayudhaswami (Muruga), lighting of lamps in lime cups to Mother Durga on Tuesdays and the porridge (Koozh in Tamil, a semi liquid rice preparation) for Mother Ambica during the summer month Panguni ? March-April on the second Friday and Pongal-pudding on the third Friday with public feeding. Navarathri festival is grandly celebrated with special Alankaras to Mother Ambica in the month of Purattasi covering September-October. Chandi Homa is performed on Durgashtami day and Vidya Homa on Vijayadasami day during the Navarathri festival.


Temple's Speciality:

   There are two Marudha trees in the temple ? twin trees.


Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.


Address:

   Sri Vettri Vinayaka Temple, Tiruparankundram, Madurai.


Phone:

   91 94425 84313


General Information:

   Mother Raja Rajeswari graces the devotees from a separate shrine with a Vimana in a sitting posture, folding the right leg and the left placed on the ground.??She is holding Angusa, sugarcane, a bouquet.??There are two Marudha trees in the temple complex.


Prayers:

   Devotees pray to Lord Vinayaka for success in exams, interviews, employment opportunity and prosperity.


Thanks giving:

   Realizing their wish, devotes offer garlands made of 11 coconuts to Lord Vettri Vinayaka.


Greatness Of Temple:

   Presiding deity Lord Vettri Vinayaka graces the devotees granting them the boon they seek for.? Students light lamps in the shrine of Lord Hayagriva for success in exams.? Special pujas are dedicated to Lord Kala Bhairava on the Ashtami day in the new moon fortnight, to Lord Dakshinamurthy on Thursdays and to Lord Subramania on Vaikasi Visaka day in May-June, Panguni Uthiram in March-April and Karthikai month ? October-November.


Temple History:

   Earlier, Lord Vinayak was on small platform on the Oorani side of the place.? Devotees decided to build a temple in the year 1984 and were thinking of a name.? Some farmers passing by were speaking with the words Vettri, Vettri meaning success.? They decided to name the Lord as Vettri Vinayaka.? The construction of the temple was completed in 2008 followed by a grand consecration.


Special Features:

   Miracle Based:?There are two Marudha trees in the temple complex.?


*Sources from Dinamalar.com




 
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