Gurudev said, "a temple is that which gives an atmosphere for the human mind to quieten itself into the contemplation of the higher Reality".
Name of Deity: Lord Vinayaka
Location: Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Consecrated on: December 1986
This murti is installed at the entrance of Chinmaya Gardens, Siruvani, Coimbatore. Prathista for this murti was done by Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda in December 1986.
Later a proper temple was built for Lord Vinayaka and Swamini Vimalananda did the sthana prathista of the murti on Vijayadashami day in 2005. Arati is performed daily in the evenings and the local villagers, college students and residents of the ashram participate in this. Every Thursday Abhisekham is done.
Siruvani Main Road
Nallur Vayal PO 641 114
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Ph: +91-422-261 5637
Fax: +91-422-261 5725