Vinayaka Chathurthi Special 2012
Kozhukattai for Vinayaka Chathurthi
What is Vinayaka Chathurthi without Ganesha’s favourite sweet, kozhukattai – so here we present the best way to prepare the dish from the recipe book of Vasantha... more
Sundal for Vinayaka Chathurthi
How can you serve just a sweet for Lord Vinayaka – so Vasantha presents a simple recipe for preparing sundal that is also said to be a favourite of the God who removes obstacles... more
Rajaganapathy Temple in Salem
The 10-day Vinayaka Chathurthi festival is celebrated grandly in the month of Avani in the temple with golden kavacham, muthangi sevai and procession in flower-bedecked palanquin... more
Uchi Pillaiyar of Tiruchy
Uchi Pillaiyar Koil is a 7th century temple dedicated to Lord Vinayaka and located on top of Rock Fort in Tiruchy where the small temple has access through steep steps carved on the rock... more
Madurai Mukkuruni Pillaiyar
The Mukkuruni Pillaiyar, found in the Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple, is said to have been found in a place called Vandiyur while King Tirumalai Nayak was constructing his palace... more
Pillaiyarpatti Vinayaka
The 6-foot tall, rock-cut Karpaga Vinayaka idol is a big draw for people who dote on this lovable Lord and it is carnival time during Vinayaka Chathurthi that is celebrated for 10 days... more
Thiruvalanchuzhi Swetha Vinayakar
There is an interesting tale about the genesis of the Swetha Vinayakar at Thiruvalanchuzhi and it goes back to when the Milky Ocean was churned by Devas and Asuras... more
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