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Madhur Mahaganapathi Temple Timings, History

Madhur Mahaganapathi Temple also known as Madhur Sri Madanantheshwara Siddhivinayaka Temple is located in Madhur, 8 Km from Kasaragod town, Kerala. The Madhur Temple is situated on the banks of the river Madhuvahini. The presiding deity is Lord Madhanentheswara / Lord Shiva, but the temple is famous for MahaGanapathi. It is one of the six most famous Ganpathi temples in ancient Tulunadu. The Siva idol is very small, Lord Vinayaka is 2 meters in height and it’s still growing. The idol is consecrated in the 10th Century AD.

Udayahasthamana pooja, Appa Seva and panchakajayya are the most famous Sevas in the temple. Maha pooja timings – 8:00 AM, 12:30 PM and 8:00 PM. Temple provides free lunch for devotees in the name of Prasadam. Ganesh Chaturthi and Madhur Bedi are the main festivals celebrated. There is no strict dress code any decent dress is allowed. The annual festival starts on the Meta samkramam day and ends on the fifty day. Special poojas are performed on Vishu.

Madhur Mahaganapathi Temple Timings:

Morning: 7.30 am to 1.30 pm
Evening: 5.30 pm to 8.00 pm
Maha Pooja Timings: 8:00 AM, 12:30 PM and 8:00 PM.

Madhur Sri Madanantheshwara Siddhivinayaka Temple History:

There are several legends surrounding the temples they are:

  1. According to the local folklore, a peasant woman named Madharu found the Sivalingam of the temple, hence the name Madhur. This temple is thus originally dedicated to Lord Shiva (as Madhanentheswara).
  2. The folklore has it that the image of Ganapati was drawn on the temple wall by the priest’s little son. To his surprise, the boy found the image got grown and fatty. He called the Ganapati Bodda Gahesha or Boddajja.
  3. During his invasion of this region, the thirsty Sultan drank water from the temple well. He changed his mind to destroy the temple. However, to satisfy his soldiers and religious scholars, Tipu made a cut on the wall with his sword. His army then headed towards the Malabar area. The mark supposedly makes by Tippu is still visible inside the temple compound. There is a signboard near the temple well.

Madhur Mahaganapathi TempleMadhur Ganapathi Temple Sevas:

Appam
Panchakajaya
Udayasthana Pooja
Rudra Abhishekam
Ganapathi Homam
Ashtothara Archana
Aarti
Pushpahara
Payasam
Trimadhura
Hannukao
Prasada Bhojana
Pachappa
One Day Nandadeepam Oil
One Day Nandadeepam Ghee
One Month’s Nandadeepam Oil
One Month Nandadeepam Ghee
Halupayasam
Ksheera Abhishekam
Kalasha Japa
Durvahoma
Pushpaparikshana
Sahasranama Archana
Shiva Pooja
Duraganamaskara
Morning Pooja / Night Pooja
Small Karthika Pooja
Big Karthika Pooja
One Seer Rice Payasam
Noon Mahapooja
Ekadasha Rudra Abhisheka
Panchamritha Abhisheka
Siddhivinayaka Kalpoktha Pooja
Sathya Vinayaka Pooja
Sathyarayana Pooja
Sankashtahara Chathurthi pooja
One Mooda Riice Appam
Mruthynjaya Homam
Japa
Annaprashana
Vidyaramba
Thrishanti Archana
Ganapathyatharva Durvarchane
Modaka Homa
Shatharudrabhisheka
12 Brahmana Santharpane
Marriage
Upanayanam
Namakarana
Gowrishankara Pooja
1 Seer Rice Appam
108 Kai Ganapathy Homam
Hindu Nivedya
108 Coconut Breaking
51 Coconut Breaking
Hodhu Nivedya
Thulabara
One Day Pooja & Bali
Vasantha Pooja
Vedaparayana Pooja
Theertha
Deepalankara Pooja
Sarva Seva
Deepasthambha Alankara
Vahana Pooja
Rice Balivadu 1 Coconut
Rice Pachappa
Rice Balivadu
Mudra Dharikkal
Kettunore
Videography
Photography

Madhur Mahaganapathi Temple Address:

Madhur Temple / Sri Madanantheshwara Siddhi Vinayaka Temple,
Neerchal – Kottakkani – Madhur Road,
Madhur, Kasargod District,
Kerala, Pincode – 671124.

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