- October 12, 2020
Edappally is one of Kochi’s very much developed territories and rising as the most essential intersection in Kerala, India. Mahaganapathy Temple is a standout amongst the most imperative Ganesha sanctuaries in Kerala and is the benefactor god of the Edappally Royal Family. This sanctuary is implicit the center of the forecourts of the Edappally Swaroopam (regal family). This sanctum is alluded to in the ‘Aithihya Mala’ (Garland of Legends), the work of the well-known creator of Malayalam writing, Kottarathil Sankunn.
Edapally Mahaganapathy Temple’s Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed god and remover of impediments, confronts east in the sanctum.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the removal of obstacles and difficulties.
No enormous celebration is connected with Edapally Mahaganapathi Temple. The Udayasthamana Pooja (morning to evening religious ceremonies) in this sanctuary is exceptionally popular.
Airport: Cochin (Kochi) International Airport at Nedumbassery is 25 km away from the health sciences campus. Pre-paid taxi service is available at the airport. It is approximately a 60 minute drive to reach the campus at Edapally in Ernakulam.
Railways: Railway stations are Edappally, Ernakulam North or Ernakulam Junction, depending on the train. Most trains stop at either Ernakulam North or Ernakulam Junction.
Road: Roads in Kerala are in much improved condition than other state in India. Kerala is directly connected by road to some of the neighbouring states of South India like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. National Highway no.47, 17, 49, and an expanded system of metalled roads connect Kerala to the rest of the country. Buses, tourist taxis, and autos are the main modes of road transport.
The sanctuary is open from Mon-Sun 05:00 AM to 07:30 AM. Unusually, there are confinements to going by times. Devotees are permitted into the sanctuary in the morning just between 5.00 to 7.30 AM. Since it is their family sanctuary, the individuals from the Edappally Royal family adore Lord Ganesha after 7.30 AM. At evenings, the sanctuary is kept open for all.
Edapally Mahaganapathy Temple, Edapally Palace, Kochi, Ernakulam District, Kerala.
Edappally Ganapathy Temple Contact Number: 9447573603