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Idagunji Ganesh

November 10, 2009 Leave a comment

Idagunji Ganesh

Idagunji Ganesh


Idagunji is a sacred place of Hindu worship in Honnavara taluk of Uttara Kannada (North Canara) district in Karnataka. The famous temple at Idagunji dedicated to Lord Ganapati is the main attraction, receiving more than 1 million devotees per year. Idagunji is about 14 kms southeast of Honnavar.

The two handed Ganapati is holding Modaka and Padma (Lotus) in his hands. According to the legend Lord Ganapati stayed in the place Kunjaranya which is now renowned as Idagunji (Idakuñja). It is said to be a place of penance selected by ancient Rishies (Saints).

Anegudde Ganesh, Kumbhashi

November 8, 2009 Leave a comment

Anegudde Ganesh, Kumbhashi

Anegudde Ganesh, Kumbhashi

Anegudde is a village in the Kundapura taluq of Udupi district, India. The village is also known as ‘Kumbashi’ or ‘Kumbhashi’. Here, Lord Ganapathi is also called, ‘Siddhi Vinakaya’ and ‘Sarva Siddhi Pradaayaka’, the provider of all boons. People come here with all kinds of wishes. The Lord Vinayaka here is said to fulfill all the wishes of his devotees.

Anegudde is considered one of the seven ‘mukti sthalas’ in coastal Karnataka (Parashurama kshetra). here ganapathy is viewed as a form of vishnu

Sasivekalu Ganesha, Hampi

October 3, 2009 Leave a comment

Sasivekalu Ganesha is located on the southern foothill of the Hemakuta Hill in Hampi. This monolithic statue carved out of a huge boulder measures about 2.4 meters (8 feet). An open pavilion is build around the statue.


Kadalekalu Ganesha, Hampi

October 1, 2009 Leave a comment

This giant statue of Ganesha was carved out of a huge boulder at the northeastern slope of the Hemakuta hill in Hampi. This 4.5 meters (15 feet) tall statue is one among the largest sculptures in Hampi. 

 

Ganesha, Gonnagar

September 29, 2009 Leave a comment
This idol is in one of the Ganesha temple in Gonnagar near Ramdurga.

Ganesha, Gonnagar

September 27, 2009 Leave a comment
This Ganesha idol is in Gonnagar, a place near Ramdurg. It is placed below the tree which was planted by Shri Chidambareshwara Swami about 205 years back after the completion of the great Soma Yaga.

Dodda Ganesha, Bangalore

September 25, 2009 Leave a comment
Dodda Ganesha, Bangalore

Dodda Ganesha, Bangalore

Dodda Ganesha temple is near the Bull temple in Bangalore.
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