Sri Manakula Vinayagar Temple

Local nameSri Manakula Vinayagar Temple
LocationPuducherry, India

Manakula Vinayagar Temple is a Hindu temple in the Union Territory of Puducherry, India. Dedicated to the god Ganesa, it is a popular pilgrimage site and tourist destination in Puducherry. The temple is of considerable antiquity and predates French occupation of the territory. During the tenure of Dupleix, there were attempts to destroy the temple, but it was spared owing to strong protests from the Hindu population and the threat of British and Maratha invasion of the territory.

Tags Place of WorshipHinduism
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manakula_Vinayagar_Temple

Address Pondicherry, India

Coordinates 11°56'8.876" N 79°50'0.982" E

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