Kundapura: Vinayaka temple of Anegudde is visited by large croud during Chowthi, Sankastahara Chaturthi and Sankranthi. As there are historical episodes of miracles of Ganapathi, the Ganapathi here is named as ‘talking Ganapathi’ the devotees seek devine blessings of Lord Ganesha
On the day of Shudha Chaturthi the celebrations are scheduled in a special manner here. Special programmes of Sahasra Nagareekera Ganayaga and several cultural programmes are scheduled here.
The Vinayaka temple distributes free food to thousands of devotees every day.
The celebration at the temple reached the peak with the arrival of actress Tara carrying by her child & accompanies by DySp Yashoda & her hhusband who offered special worship.
Speaking to media persons, she said that she may not have been able to come to the temple due to pressure of film shooting. However the ‘Ulidavaru Kandanthe’ film directed by Rakshit Shetty is being shot at Udupi for the last two weeks. So proximity enabled her to come and worship Ganesha, that made her glad, she said.
When reporters her to comment on the delay in buildng of monument in memory of Vishnuvardhan despite sanction of land by the government, she said that both BJP and Congress have supported the move and there was no politics in it. She said that she is not aware of any individual objection in it.
Urban development minister and district in charge Vinay Kumar Sorake also visited the temple alogn with his wife and daughter and sought blessings.