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Manakula Vinayagar Temple

, Pondicherry

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Manakkula Vinayagar Temple, dedicated to Lord Ganesh, is located behind the Raj Niwas in Pondicherry town. The temple is assumed to be constructed nearly 5 centuries back. The Vinayaka, called as a Vellakkaran Pillai, in the sanctum is a grand figure. A major draw is on the 18 day celebration of Brahmotsavam. Other festival celebrated here with piety and enthusiasm is Vinayaka Chaturthi.

Local legends says that a Frenchman living near the temple frantically tried to remove the Ganesh idol from the temple in vain. The idol reappeared miraculously each time when it is removed. The Frenchman convinced by the ability and power of the Idol and became an ardent devotee of the Lord.
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Timing Information


5.45 am to 12.30 pm (morning) and 4 pm to 9.30 pm (evening) daily
Comments (2) Reviews (0)
this temple is very famous in pondicherry. when i first came to pondicherry i visited this temple and went back to my native place... but today my total family have shifted to pondicherry with all the problems solved.
Posted by radhakrishna 4 year, 7 months ago
very usfull of this pages ans my subject so i thank to puducherry govrt
Posted by iyyappan 6 year, 3 months ago

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