The Varasiddhi Vinayakar Temple in Besant Nagar, Chennai, India is a famous Hindu temple, located near the beach in Besant Nagar. It is dedicated to the Hindu elephant god Vinayaka or Ganesha. The temple participates in activities such as feeding the poor and holds poojas frequently.
The Varasiddhi Vinayakar Temple is a famous Hindu temple, located near the beach in Besant Nagar. It is dedicated to the Hindu God Vinayaka or Ganesha. The temple participates in activities such as feeding the poor and holds poojas frequently. The first Kumbabhishekam of the temple after extension activity was held in April, 1979 before which the idol was being workshiped at a site opposite to the present site of the temple, within the CPWD Quarters compound. In fact, in the sanctum sanctorum, we see the idol of Valampuri Varasiddhi Vinayakar with Consort Siddhi held at His left. Over this idol, we see a small Ganesh Idol. This was the original idol that was being worshipped at the original site. Subsequent developments took place rapidly, like, construction of an auditorium behind the praharam on the eastern side and Goshala. The Temple conducts music program during Vinayakar Chathurthi time in this auditorium, which is also permitted for the conduct of musical / cultural programs by other organizations.
Varasiddhi Vinayaka Temple, Tamil NaduThe Varasiddhi Vinayaka Temple, a famous pilgrimage centre is located in Besant Nagar in Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Ganesha. After the expansion of the temple the Kumbabhishekam of the temple was held in April, 1979. Prior to this the idol of the Lord was worshipped in another site situated opposite the present situate inside the CPWD Quarters compound. The temple partakes in several social welfare activities such as providing food for the poor and also frequently organising poojas.