Bikkavolu Lakshmi Ganapathi
Bikkavolu vinayaka temple also known as Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi temple - Sri Golingeswara Swami Temple - Siddhi Vinayaka temple.
Bikkavolu Ganapati was found as a self incarnation in a field and got to be seen by a farmer who was ploughing long long ago. So further bikkavolu ganesh temple had been constructed in the same place for the shrine and the best miracle to be noted even for today is here the bikkavolu Vinayaka grows an inch or more or less two Centimeters every passing year and from as little as a coconut then and now he has grown into few feet tall. The Main deity inside the temple is 7 feet tall. The Unique feature of this Idol is that trunk of the lord turned towards the right. It is said that this Idol is increasing year by year and measures 90 x 50 inches.
Devotees used to whisper their wish in the Lord's ear. This idol was discovered in the agricultural fields. In the year 1988 the then priest, Golapalli Chalapati Rao performed Laksha Patri Pooja and Ganapathi Homam on every Sukla Chaviti day and this continued for 10 years. Later this pooja process continued by their family members. Water comes out from the bottom portion of the left leg of the Lord.
The name of the village Bikkavolu derived from the ruler to Turupu Chalakyan’s during their period 849-892 BC and the rulers constructed number of important temples during their period around the Biccavole village. Out of which one of the temple, sri lakshmi ganapathi temple and Sri Chandrasekhara Swamy temple. Turupu Chalakyan’s are very prominent with Great Dravidian Style of architecture.
Rajahmundry(35 km) and Kakinada(30 km) are the nearest cities to Bikkavolu. Best Hotels and Star Hotels are available in Rajahmundry and Kakinada cities. Amenities are provided to the pilgrims visiting temple. Hotels are available in Bikkavolu for the devotees.
Devotees can visit Sri Golingeswara temple, Sri Lakshmi Narayana temple near this temple.
Bikkavolu vinayaka temple is visited by thousands of people during on ganesh chaturthi and the ten-day festival celebrations of Ganesh chaturthi.
This ganesh temple is located at a distance of 33 Km from Kakinada, 40 Km from Rajahmundry and 60 Km from Amalapuram. Many Buses, Taxis and Trains are connected from these cities to reach the temple.
Rajahmundry is the nearest airport which is in 45 Kms distance.
- Morning – 06:30 am to 12:00 pm and Evening – 04:30 pm to 08:00 pm
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