Sri Karya Siddhi Vinayaka Swamy Temple is situated at Chodavaram, Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh. Lord Vigneshwara is the main deity with a glorious history of 200 years. Chodavaram Ganesh Temple is considered one of the two self-originating Vinayaka temples in Andhra Pradesh and the second is Sri Varasiddi Vinayaka Swamy at Kanipakam, Chittoor District.
Prasadham is distributed freely to devotees during festival days, many traditional programs and events are also being organised in the temple during festivals. Vinayaka Chaturthi is celebrated annually as an annual festival in a grand manner Santoshi Matha temple is also available within the temple premises.
Chodavaram Sri Karya Siddhi Vinayaka Temple Timings:
Morning: 6:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Evening: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Chodavaram Vigneshwara Swamy Temple History:
This temple was constructed during the reign of the Chalukya kings in 1200 AD. According to local folklore, 200 years ago, that is, in 1850 AD, the villagers discovered the idol and tried to move it to the nearby Shiva temple. The villagers could not dig up the idol in its entirety because the trunk was so long. After a rigorous effort, they stopped exploring the base. The place where the villagers made the last trails he named Enugu Bodhe, which now bears the name of Patha Cheruvu.
This temple was built during the reign of the Chalukya dynasty in 1200 AD. Later this temple was renovated in 1956 AD. This is the second temple AP where Lord Vinayaka is believed to be Swayambhu. Worshipping the deity yields good results in the work. It is said that hurdles will be removed and will be blessed with good fortune.
Chodavaram Vigneshwara Swamy Temple Yearly & Annual Pooja:
Pancha Amruthabhishekam – Every Wednesday – From 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Suddha Chavathi and Bhaula Chavathi Days Special Programs – 8:00 AM
Chodavaram Sri Karya Siddhi Vinayaka Temple Festival:
Ganapathi Navarathri Vustavamulu celebrated for 9 Days
Sri Santoshi Matha Varshikostavam
Chodavaram Sri Karya Siddhi Vinayaka Temple Services:
Anadhanam – “ANNADANAM” on the first Sunday of every month since 1983 for nearly 300 people.
On Bhogi & Sankranthi – Blankets and sarees are distributed Freely to the poor on this day.
Chalivendram at Temple
Tenth Class Students – Free Books and pens were distributed to tenth class students yearly once for the needy.
How to reach Karya Siddhi Vinayaka Temple?
The nearest airport is at Visakhapatnam International airport which is 45 km away.
The nearest railway station is at Anakapalle which is 20 km away
Chodavaram is easily reachable from Anakapalle and Visakhapatnam.
Chodavaram Karya Siddhi Vinayaka Swamy Address:
Sri Vigneshwara Swamy Temple,
Andhra Pradesh – 531036
Phone: 94405 10824