Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Anegudde Vinayaka Temple

Anegudde Vinayaka
Anegudde Sri Vinayaka Temple is situated in Kundapur taluk in Udupi district, between Kota and Koteshwara towns. The area where the temple stands is called Kubhashi. Among the several temples in Kubhashi Anegudde Sri Vinayaka Temple is the oldest and the most popular in this region.LegendAnegudde Temple is considered as the creation of sage Parashurama. With the passage of time the area where the temple is situated has been called in different names. According to the legends when drought hit this area sage Agasthya came here to perform Yagna to please the rain god. During the yagna demon Kumbhasura started bothering the sages. To rescue the sages Bhima killed the demon with the help of the sword gifted by lord Ganesha.FestivalsVinayaka Chauthi is celebrated with pomp and gaiety in Anegudde Vinayaka Temple

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