Ainavilli Siddi Vinayaka Temple is believed to be self-manifested. There are shrines for Kala bhairava, Visveswara, Annapurna Devi, Sri Bhu Sametha Kesava Swamy located within the temple complex.
Ainavilli Siddi Vinayaka Temple History
It is believed that this deity exists from Krutayugam. In 14th Century AD, Great Scholar Sankara Battu mentioned this temple in his Sanskrit “Sri Pada Sri Vallabha Charitra” 5th chapter. As mentioned in the Charita, the villagers performed a Sarva Ganapathi Maha Yagna in 1320 AD and Lord appeared in the Yagna fire and accepted the offerings. Lord told them that he will take birth as SriPada Srivallabha. In the same chapter, it was mentioned that three atheists commented Ganapati because which they took the birth with disabilities Dumb, deaf and Blind. Later, these three discovered the Idol in the well while ploughing and got their actual forms. This place popular by the name Kanipakam Vinayaka. Ainavilli Vinayaka self-manifested here and is older than Kanipakam Vinayaka Temple. It is also said that Daksha Prajapati offered prayers to the Lord at Ainavilli before Daksha Yagna.
Poojas and Offerings
Devotees used to perform Anna prasana, Thulabharam at this temple. Lakshmi Ganapati Homam will be performed daily. Annual festival Brahmotsavam will be celebrated for 9 days during Vinayaka Chaviti.
Ainavilli Siddi Vinayaka Temple Timings
Morning Hours: 5:00 am – 1:00 pm
Evening Hours: 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Timings differ on festival days.
Address and Contact number
Sri Vigneswara Swamy Devasthanam, Ainavilli, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh
How to reach Ainavilli Siddi Vinayaka Temple?
- The nearest domestic airport is at Rajahmundry which is 70 km away.
- The nearest major railway junction is at Rajahmundry which is 54 km away.
- The direct bus is available from Amalapuram which is 12 km away.
Ainavilli Siddi Vinayaka Temple Images
Reference Link: Temple History