Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is a temple dedicated to Hindu god Vinayagar, situated near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. The temple is situated about 12 km from the city of Coimbatore
It is said that when the Vinayaga idol measuring 6 feet high and 3 feet in diameter was being transported from Madurai in a cart for installation at Patteeswarar Temple, Perur, the axle of the cart broke and it became scated in the place where it is now.
Efforts to remove the idol to perur did not materialize and this place where the Lord Graces is popularly known as Eachanari Vinayaga Temple.
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is also known for its special vahana pooja conducted on new vehicles. As Lord Vinayaga is considered as the obstacle remover
Lord Vinayaga is venerated as the foremost God of the Universe. He is glorified as the chief of the Vedas he is the flame of wisdom. One of the famous Vinayagar Temple is one at Eachanari, which is situatedon the Pollachi highway 9 Kms away from Coimbatore.
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.
Ganapathy Homam -6.30 A.M
Moolavar Abishegam - 7.30 A.m
Alangaram -9.00 A.m
Mahadeepa Aaradhanai - 12:00 Noon
Annadhanam - 06:30 P.M
Abishegam - 7:00 P.M
Thanga Thear - 7:00 P.M
Vinayaka Chathurthi, Thaipoosam, Saraswathi Pooja, Deepavali, Tamil New Year Day and Karthika Deepam when offerings like Homam, Abhishekam, Alangaram, and Deepaaradhanai are done here