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Aathi Karpaga Vinayagar Temple Tamil Nadu Timings, History & Address

Aathi Karpaga Vinayagar Temple Tamil Nadu Timings, History & Address

Sri Karpaga Vinayagar Temple is located in the Sivaganga region of Tamil Nadu. It is located between the Karaikudi region to Tirupati Kunrakkudi. The primary god that is worshipped is Pillaiyar as well as Ganesha. Ganesha is the main deity. Pillaiyarpatti Karpaga Vinayagar Temple times are from 6 am until 8:30 pm.


Karpaga Vinayagar Temple

The word Vinayaka signifies "unique leadership". Lord Vinayaka is shown with four hands, two hands, and two hands, in contrast to the simpler design.


Vinayagar is a symbol of the Valampuri structure by having his trunk bending towards the left. Vinayagar is also known as "Karpaga Vinayagar" because it fulfills the desires of his followers similar to it does the Karpagam tree. It was accepted that those who followed Valamburi Vinayagar on the north side will be blessed with wealth.



It is an old stone temple. It is believed by scholars it is believed that Ganesha is the god of wisdom. He is often referred to by the name of "Karpaga Vinayagar" Because he fulfills the needs of worshippers similar to that of the Vinayagar Karpagam Tree.

Ganesha is seen holding two hands, as opposed to other places where there are only four hands. Additionally, he is seen as the "Artha Padma" asana while keeping his legs folded but not touching the asana and seated in a seated position with his stomach not visible.

The word Vinayaka signifies "incomparable leadership". People who worship Valamburi Ganesha to the north can collect all the riches. In the Sri Karpaga, Vinayagar Temple deity has the name "Marudeeshwara" (Marijuana tree, known in Sanskrit also known as Arjuna Virutcha The scientific name for the tree is Terminalia Arjuna).

The statue that is Pashupatinath, "The cow, offering her milk and offering it to Lord Shiva" is the main attraction in this temple. Kubheran was Kubheran, the proprietor of riches. The people also worshiped Kubheran in the temple. In addition to the religious aspect, Lakshmidevi, Saraswati and Durga are seen together in the same sports.


Contrary to other places there are three lingas in the temples: Thiruveesar, Marudhisar, and Senchadeshwarar. The three gods are Vadamalar Mangaiamman Sivagami Amman as well as Soundara Nayaga Amman. They all are in the same spot and offer blessings to the devotees.

It is believed that by worshipping the goddess Katyayani at this temple, one will be relieved from the Sevvai error which stops women from being married. Because of the changes in times, a man named "Shabda Madhar" was given an exclusive place in the temple known as Shakti Sannidhi.

Antiquity More than 15 inscriptions on the temple have helped establish the temple's time of existence. Local mythology that is published by the temple divides the expansion that the temple has undergone into distinct phases.


The significance of the Pillayarpatti Vinayagar

The most revered and popular god of the rock-cut temple is Karapaga Vinayagar. Karpagam is a Kalpavriksha tree that fulfills wishes and is sometimes referred to as the tree that brings living in Hinduism as well as Buddhism. Since the god is believed to fulfill the prayers and wishes of his followers and followers, he is known as Karpaga Vinayagar.

The village's name comes from Pillaiyar. This is why it is called Pillayarpatti and the god of Pillayarpatti is known as Karpaga Vinayagar. Pillayarpatti Karpaga Vinayagar temple is significant within Tamil Nadu and Hinduism. However, the temple's primary god is believed to be Lord Shiva who is Arjunapurishwarar.

Festivals are celebrated

"Vinayaka Chaturthi" is a significant festival that is celebrated in the village annually during the month of Avani at Karpaga Vinayagar Temple. The festival is celebrated for 10 days. The celebrations will start with the flag being hoisted and wrapped on the day of the opening, and other cultural events will take place from the 6th.

In the evening and daytime during the day and night, Lord Vinayaka paraded around the corridors in various vehicles throughout the day.

1st Day - Silver Muueshika Vahanam.

2nd Day - Simma Vahanam.

3rd Day - Boodha Vahanam

4th Day - Kamala Vahanam.

5th Day-  Siver the Rishaba Vahanam.

6th Day -Silver Elephant Vahanam up to Kagamugasura Samkaram And then In the Golden Bandicoot Vahanam.

7th Day - Silver Peacock Vahanam.

8th Day- Horse Vahanam.

9th day - car Elephant Vahanam.

The 10th day of the month - Theerthavari is celebrated in The Morning. At night, the Procession of Five Lords seated in Golden and Silver Vahanam will take place.

In the celebration of Thiruvadhirai, an elaborate procession led by Sivakama Sundari Samatha Natarajaperuman had been held in the streets. In addition, there was an entire ten-day celebration was held for the goddess of the village Kongunachiyamman during the month of Vaikashi.


Best time to visit

Monsoons and winters are the ideal times to travel to South India, especially Tamil Nadu. July through February is the perfect period to travel to Pillayarpatti The Karpaga Vinayagar Temple.

If you're planning to visit to the temple on Ganesh Chaturthi be prepared to travel through the serpentine lines of Pillayarpatti Karpaga Vinayagar Kovil.

Karpaga Vinayagar Temple Timings

It is believed that the Karpaga Vinayagar temple timings are between 6 AM and 8:30 PM. The following are Abhishekam's timings:

Thiruvanandal Abhishekam 06.00 A.M. - 6.30 AM
Kaalasanthi Abhishekam 08.30 AM until 9.30 AM
Uchikalam Abhishekam 11.30 AM 11.30 AM 12.00 PM
Maalaisanthi or Sayaratsai 05.00 P.M. - 6.30 PM
Iravusanthi or Arthajaman 07.45 7:45 PM 8-30 Pm
Sabari Malai Thaipoosam Seasons 06.00 am - 8.30 PM

Karpaga Vinayagar Temple Darshan Timings

Days Parts of the Day Karpaga Vinayagar Temple Timings/Schedule
Mon through Sun Temple Opening Time 06:00 AM
From Monday to Sun Morning Time From 06:00 AM until 1:00 PM
From Monday to Sun Evening hours from 4:00 PM to 8:30 P.M.
Mon through Sun Temple Closing Timings(Normal Days) 9:00 PM
From Monday to Sun The afternoon break is after Hours(Normal Days) From 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM
From Monday to Sun Afternoon Break Hours(November until January 20) from 06:00 PM to 8:30 P.M.


  1. The hours of operation for Pillayarpatti Karpaga Vinayagar Temple may differ during other special days.
  2. Pillayarpatti Temple hours are from 6 AM until 08:30 pm for Thaipusam as well as Sabari Malai Sri Ayyappan festival days (November through the 20th of January). There are no breaks for afternoons during this time of celebration.
  3. A large number of devotees come to this Karpaga Vinayagar Temple in Pillaiyarpatti during the Sabari Malai Sri Ayyappan festival and Thaipusam.

The Nearest Tourist Spots

Below are a few tourist destinations near Karpaga Vianayagar temple.

  • Vairavanpatti
  • Iraniyur
  • Ariyakudi
  • Thamizhthaai Thirukoil
  • Kalaiyar Kovil
  • Kundrakudi
  • Piranmalai
  • Thiruppuvanam
  • Naatarasan Kottai
  • Idaikaatur Devalayam
  • Thirupathour
  • Thirukkostiyur
  • Ilayaatrakudi
  • Sivagangai Palace
  • Vetangkudi - Bird Sanctuary
  • Kollangkudi
  • Karaikudi - Koppudaiya nayaki Amman
  • Marudhu Sagotharargal Ninaividam - Kalaiyar Kovil

How do I reach it?

by Bus

Frequent Bus service is available from major cities such as Chennai, Madurai, Karaikudi, Devakottai, Tirucirappali, Sivagangai, Rameswaram, Sivakasi, Paramakudi, Theni, Kodaikanal, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Palani, Pudhukkotai, Aranthangi, Salem, Nagore, Nagappattinam, Bangalore.

In Train

The closest railway station is located at Karpaga Vinayagar Temple

  • Karaikudi - 13 km
  • Madurai 70 Kms
  • Tiruchi - 100 Kms
  • Rameswaram Express from Chennai
  • Starting time 05:00 PM - Reaching karaikudi 12:30 AM
  • Starting time 07:55 PM - Reaching karaikudi 04:05 AM

Through Air

The closest Air Ports are located at Karpaga Vinayagar Temple:

  • Madurai 70 km
  • Trichy - 100 km
  • Coimbatore - 265 km

address and contact

Karpaga Vinayagar Temple, P.K.NK.TRUST , Pillaiyarpatti , Sivagangai District , Tamil Nadu. India-630 207.

Phone+91-93844 46285, +91-93844 4628404577-264240, 04577-264241

Email: [email protected]