Madikeri is a hillock town in Karnataka, India. Otherwise called Mercara, it is the base camp of the area of Kodagu (additionally called Coorg). It is a famous visitor goal. Vijaya Vinayaka Temple is arranged at Madikeri in Kodagu District, around 252 km from Bangalore. The sanctuary houses an amazingly brightened icon of Lord Ganesh, generally referred to here as Vijaya Vinayaka. The holy place likewise highlights a 30 ft long solid column. Devotees offer blooms, coconuts and other profound offerings to the god and get prasad.
The nearest Air terminal is at Mysore, Madikeri is 99 km away from Mysore Airport.
There are no regular trains from other major cities to Madikeri. The nearby railway stations are Mangalore and Mysore (120 km).
Madikeri is well connected by road to Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore. The nearest major bus terminal is Coorg.
Vijaya Vinayaka Temple,
Madikeri, Kodagu, Karnataka,
Pincode - 571 201.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Auspicious beginnings of work
- Removal of obstacles
- Renewal of energy
- Agricultural productivity
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.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.