Chola Vinayagar Temple Mampatti Sivaganga - History, Timings, Festivals & Address

Chola Vinayagar Temple Mampatti Sivaganga


Chola Vinayagar Temple Mampatti Sivaganga

Chola Vinayagar/Choleesvarar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Mampatti Village in Sivaganga District. The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Ganapathy. This ancient temple comes under the Jurisdiction of 'Sivagangai Samasthanam Devasthanam' which is administered by the Rani of Sivagangai, 'Sahiba Madurantaki Nachiar'.

Chola Vinayagar Temple Mampatti Sivaganga History

It is a quiet and rustic village with long history. Agriculture is the predominant occupation of the people living here. Agriculture primarily depends on seasonal rainfall and the water coming through the river 'ManiMuthar'. Close to South Mampatti, there are 11 more villages situated which are administered and culturally linked to South Mampatti. Name of the 11 villages are 'Oppilanpatti, Santhirapatti, Thumbaipatti, Idaiyapatti, Kilukiluppaipatti, Thirupathipatti, M.Valaiyapatti, Kachapatti, Kalungupatti, Thoppupatti and Indira nagar'. Among this South Mampatti is the mother village for all (தாய்க் கிராமம்).

Chola Vinayagar Temple Mampatti Sivaganga Festivals

"Vaikasi Thiruvizha"(வைகாசித் திருவிழா) festival celebrated every year in the month of May/June is one of the major annual festival in this village. It is a 5 days festival for Deities Lord "Piriya Vidai Nayanar(Shiva)" and Lordess "Ponnavidai Selvi(Parvathi)" situated in Vadavanpatti(Tamil: வடவன்பட்டி) village. This ancient temple comes under the Jurisdiction of 'Sivagangai Samasthanam Devasthanam'. Deities will be carried through the villages towards the river 'ManiMuthar' that flows near the village Oppilanpatti in order for a 'Ganga Snanam'. This festival attracts devotees from around the villages. Most of the natives living outside of the village returns home to participate in the festival.

How to Reach Chola Vinayagar Temple Mampatti Sivaganga?

It is located 43 km North from District headquarters Sivagangai. Other nearby towns are Melur and Tirupathur. It is about 10 km away from Thirukoshtiyur which has one of the 108 Divya Desam temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is well connected to Tirupathur, Melur and Madurai by private and Tamil Nadu State Transport bus lines. 

Chola Vinayagar Temple Mampatti Sivaganga Address 

Chola Vinayagar Temple,
MDR972, Mampatti North, 
Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu 630566.

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