Temple Timings

Days Morning  Evening
Monday to Sunday 5 am to 1 pm 4 pm to 10 pm


Temple Overview

The temple is located in Eachanari village, which is 12kms away from the city Coimbatore on NH 209, dedicated to the Lord Vinayagar (Ganesha) is a must visit temple.

Temple Deity

Ganesha is the main deity of the temple. The idol has a tilak on its forehead and a black face, as is traditional for South Indian temple idols.

The primary deity’s idol is 3 feet in diameter and nearly 6 feet in height.

In 2004, the deity’s body was plated with bright gold.


The temple emerged as a significant place of worship from 16th century AD when it was built.

The Dravidian architectural style, which is popular throughout south India, was used to build the temple.

Numerous Hindu deities, holy animals, and other symbols adorn the temple tower, which rises in stages.

In 1977, the temple underwent its first kumbhabhishekam, and in 1990, it had its second and final kumbhabhishekam.

The trustees gifted a golden chariot to the temple in 1998.

The expansive temple building has large doorways and vast passageways to see the huge Ganesh deity.

A variety of Lord Ganesha mythical tales are shown around the sanctum sanctorum and are described below the pictures.

Temple Story

The Lord’s statue was brought to the Perur Pateeswarar Temple in Tamil Nadu on a cart from Madurai.

The wheel of the cart broke on the way, and the temple had to be built exactly where it is now.

Pooja/Prasad in the temple

Every day, Ganapathi Homam is condusted at the temple, devotees has to deposite money in the temple’s bank to perform the Homam

Every day a chariot parade round the temple, in which worshippers may join by buying ticket

Everyone who enters the temple is treated to a wonderful lunch as part of the event known as the “Annadhana.”

Puja Timings

Puja Timings
Ganapathi Homam 5.30 AM
Molavar Abhishekam 6.30 AM
Alangaram 7.30 AM
Mahadeepam Aradhana 9.00 AM
Annadhanam 12.00 PM
Abhishekam 6.30 PM
Thangather(chariot) 7.00 PM


Cost of the ticket

Puja  Cost
Ganapathi Homam 1500/-
Chariot Parade 1600/-
Gold Kavasam Alangaram 750/-
Archana 2/-
Two wheeler 5/-
Four wheeler 10/-
Special Entry 10/-
100 Fruit Abhishekam 900/-
50 Fruit Abhishekam 600/-
Milk Abhishekam 150/-
Sangu Puja 3500/-


Steps to Proceed for Annadhanam Donation at Eachanari Vinayagar Temple

  1. Visit https://eachanarivinayagar.hrce.tn.gov.in/
  2. Click on Services and then click on “Click here for Annadhanam” button on right side, just below the image 
  3. Then, click on the first service “Annadhanam Services” 
  4. You will find three options – “100 members Annadhanam”, “Annadhanam Donations” and “Specific Day”. Select your desired option.
  5. Fill the Form, Check the terms & conditions checkbox and click on Submit
  6. Enter the OTP received on Your Mobile number or email, also enter the CAPTCHA and Click on Submit button
  7. Select Payment Gateway & Make the payment in the next step

You may also contact:

Phone Number : 04222672000

Email : eachanarivinayagartemple[at]gmail[dot]com

Best Time to visit the temple

Visit the temple at the time of Ganesh Chaturthi if you want to see it in all its glory

You can visit the temple in the colder southern winter months of November through February .

Festivals Celebrated in the temple

Eachanari Vinayagar Temple celebrates the birthdate of the deity on Ganesh Chaturthi with great excitement, which falls mid-july to mid-August in the tamil month of Avani or Sharavana.

Other festivals celebrated in the temple

  • Tamil new year
  • Deepavali
  • Saraswathi Pooja
  • Sankatakara Chathurthi
  • Monthly Chathurthi
  • Kiruthikai
  • Full moon and half moon
  • Aadi Perukku
  • Karthigai deepam
  • Thai Pongal and Thai poosam
  • Panguni uttiram
  • Vinayaka Chavithi
  • Vinayaka Chathurthi

How to reach the temple

By Air

The nearest airport is Coimbatore International airport, 26 km away.

By Bus

Only 12 km and about 30 minutes of driving will get you to the crowded city of Coimbatore.

Getting a taxi or cab and having it drop you off at the temple on the Coimbatore-Pollachi route is simple.

By Train

The nearest railway station is Coimbatore railway station which is 10 km away.


Do you know Additional Information?

If the listed information is incorrect or If you know more information about this temple,
Please let us know through the mail to sakalamblog@gmail.com, We will change it so other devotees will know the correct information.

Also, If you could send the photos of the temple, we will upload it for devotees references.

2 responses to “Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, Coimbatore”

  1. haripriya arunkumar, daughter of Jayakumar vasudevan, vadavalli, Coimbatore

    Vanakkam sir
    My name is Haripriya Arunkumar, daughter of Jayakumar Vasudevan, from Vadavalli, Coimbatore. My father passed away in 2022.

    We have an annual annadanam booking for January 15, every year. My father and our family are regular devotees of the temple, since over 25 years.
    I tried calling the temple number 422 267 2000 no reply.

    Kindly advise how to book for annadanam for 100 people? Can you give me a mobile or whatsapp number of the temple?
    I am working overseas in Muscat
    My number is 00968 95807107 (WhatsApp)


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