The Arulmighu Vinayakar Temple is located in Eechanari and is dedicated to God Vinayaga. The deity of this temple was actually made for the installation at Perur, Arulmighu Patteswarar Temple. The cart carrying deity was struck down at this place from Madurai and Eachanari became the blessed place of God Vinayaga. The Vinayagar in this place is called as "Eachanari Vinayagar", one of the famous Vinayagar of whole Tamilnadu. 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 God Graces is popularly known as Eachanari Vinayaga Temple. Under the Presidentship of Sri. N. Mahalingam and the vice presidentship of Shri. P. K. Duraisamy the renovation committee, renovated the present temple and the consecration ceremony was conducted with in the splendor presence of Kanchi Kamakodi Peetam Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal.The deity of this temple was actually made for the installation at Perur, Arulmighu Patteswarar Temple. The cart carrying deity was struck down at this place from Madurai and Eachanari became the blessed place of Lord Vinayaga. So, the Vinayagar in this place is called as "Eachanari Vinayagar", one of the famous Vinayagar of whole Tamilnadu.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- For success and joy
Vakratunda Mahakaaya Suryakoti Samaprabha Nirvighnam Kuru Mey Deva Sarva Kaaryeshu Sarvada
Meaning -I pray to thee O Lord, who has a curved trunk and a strong body, the shine of a million suns, to remove all the hurdles that may block me from all the tasks I intend to perform.
Agajaanana Padmaarkam Gajaananam Aharnisham Anekadantham Bhaktaanaam Ekadantam Upaasmahey
Meaning -The sun to Mother Parvati's lotus face, I worship Lord Ganesh, with the elephant face, the one who grants a lot of wishes, the one with the single tusk, I salute thee to grant my wish.
Gajaananam Bhoota Ganaadhi Sevitam Kapitta Jamboophaala Saara Bhakshitam Umaasutam Shoka Vinaasha Kaaranam Namaami Vighneswara Paada Pankajam
Meaning -Oh elephant-faced Lord, who is served by all the Ganas, who consumes the essence of Kapitta and Jamboophala, His favourite fruits, who is Uma's son, who destroys the gloom of His devotees, who handles hurdles, we worship your lotus feet.
Tatpurushaaya Vidmahe Vakratundaaya Dheemahe Tanno Danthihi Prachodayaat
Meaning -We meditate on the great power, we call upon the single tusked Ganesh, who grants wishes.
5:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.