Ainavilli Temple | History, Timings, Annaprasadam and Address

Ainavilli Vinayaka Temple had located at a distance of 72 km from Kakinada. It is a land of exquisite beauty overflowing with memories. Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Swamy had dedicated to it. Ainavilli Temple timings are from 05:00 am to 08:00 pm.

Siddhi Vinayaka Temple Overview

When their wishes were fulfilled, devotees vowed to revisit the temple. It has two gopurams skillfully carved with stories and statues. Sage Vyasa is said to have installed the idol of Ganapati. Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Temple, which stands out in the village of Ainavilli of East Godavari district, is essential. According to Vastu Shastra, river banks, sea shores, river confluences, mountain peaks, and river basins are suitable for building temples. 

Ainavilli Temple Timings

Self-manifest temples and shrines built by gods, sages and kings had built on architecturally suitable sites. Konaseema, the catchment area of the Godavari River, is also architecturally superior for the construction of temples. 

Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Swamy Temple had built in the Ainavilli village of Konaseema. It had been said that there is no village without a Ram temple, but in practice, there may be a village without a Ram temple, but it is customary to worship Ganesha, the first worshiper, before starting work.

History of Ainavilli Temple

According to the “Kshetra Purana” written here, Dakshaprajapati performed the puja of Lord Vinayaka at this place and prayed for the successful completion of the Daksha Yajna. According to another story, Maharshi Vyasa is said to have installed an idol of Ganapati here before embarking on his tour of South India and built the temple with magnificent gopurams and gateways.

Ainavilli Siddhi Vinayaka Temple

 Large, sprawling and built on high ground, the temple has two gopurams (towers) elaborately carved with stories and statues of the temple deity. You can approach this temple from both sides, i.e. from the south and east. The shrine of the Presiding Lord Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Swamy can approach from the south, where one can lead and come to Sri Visvesvara Swamy from the east. 

Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Swami, the presiding officer, is uniquely enshrined in the southwest corner, i.e. facing south. It had believed that worshipping Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Swamy facing south would bring wealth and prosperity.

Apart from the Presiding Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Swamy Temple, other temples were also established and located within the premises of this temple. Annapurnadevi temple with Sri Visveshwara Swamy is facing east.

The mandir of Sri Kesava Swamy, along with his wife Sri Bhudevi, is on the right side of this mandir. Along with Sri Visvesvara Swamy’s temple, there is Sri Annapurna Devi Mandir on the left side of Annapurna Devi facing south. 

At the northeast corner of the temple is the shrine of Sri Kala Bhairava Swamy, the ruler of the field, facing east.

Ainavilli Temple Timings

Ainavilli Vinayaka Temple Timings are from Morning: 5:00 am – 1:00 pm and Evening: 03:30 pm – 8:00 pm.

  • Annadanam Timings:  Ainavilli Temple Annadanam is held daily at noon.
  • Homam Timings: Words at 11 am daily. Only 54 devotees had allowed performing Homa per day.
  • Abhishekam Timings: It starts at 7:00 am daily and till 11:00 am on regular days.
DaysMorning TimingsEvening Timings
Monday5:00 am – 1:00 pm3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday5:00 am to 08:00 pm3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday5:00 am to 08:00 pm3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday5:00 am to 08:00 pm3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday5:00 am to 08:00 pm3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday5:00 am to 08:00 pm3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sunday5:00 am to 08:00 pm3:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Nithya Annaprasadam

  • 1) Birthday Annadanam Rs.300/-, Annadanam for ten devotees.
  • 2) Wedding Anniversary Annadanam Rs.300/-, Annadanam for ten devotees.
  • 3) Annadanam on your elder’s names Rs.300/-, Annadanam for ten devotees.

Poshakulu Price

  • Visista Maharaja Poshakulu – Rs.1,00,000/-
  • Maharaja Poshakulu – Rs.50,000/-
  • Raja Poshakulu – Rs.25,000/-
  • Poshakulu – Rs.10,000/-
  • Datalu Rs.1116/-

Ainavilli Temple Pujas and offerings

Devotees used to perform Annaprasana and Tulabharam in this temple. Daily Lakshmi Ganapati Homam had performed. The annual festival Brahmotsavam will be held for nine days on the occasion of Vinayaka Chavithi.

The speciality of this place is to perform abhishekam with coconuts and fruit juice, according to Shaivagamana for Pratinityam Swami. Remarkably, devotees come here and pay their respects as soon as their wishes had fulfilled. 

Ainavilli Temple is a nearby place to visit

  1. Anjaneya swami temple
  2. Ravulamma Gudi
  3. Mukteshwara Swamy Alayam
  4. Srirama Temple
  5. Sri Anjaneya swamy statue
  6. Kanipakam Vinayaka Temple 

Thousands of devotees and celebrities from all over the country regularly visit Swami. It had believed that worshipping Ayanavilli Siddhivinayak with devotion would lead to the blossoming of the intellect and the passions.

Ainavilli Vinayaka Temple Accommodation

There is no accommodation in the temple area. But hotels are available near the temple.

  • Amalapuram – 10 km
  • Ravulapalem – 18 km
  • Rajahmundry via Ravulapalem – 55 km
  • Kakinada Via Yanam – 60 km
Some of Ainavilli Temple Accommodation/Guest Houses /Details:
  • New Cotton Guest House in Amalapuram had managed by Amalapuram Panchayat, Tel: 08856-231909.
  • Panchyatraj Guest House run by Amalapuram Panchayat, Phone: 08856-231442.
  • Amalapuram Panchayat runs Panchayat Raj Guest House, Kothapet, Phone: 08856-231442.
  • Other private luxury hotels and lodges are also available in Amalapuram.


  • Ainavilli Mandalam Bhimavaram, Mukteswaram – Kothapeta Rd, Ainavilli, Andhra Pradesh 533211
  • Ainavilli Temple: Website

How to reach Ainavilli Temple?

By Road: 

APSRTC runs direct buses from Amalapuram to 12 km.

By Rail: 

The nearest railway station is Rajahmundry, 54 km away from Ainavilli Temple.

By Air: 

The nearest domestic airport is 70 km away at Rajahmundry.


Which is the biggest Vinayaka in India?

Vinayaka or Ekasila Ganesh or Aishwarya Ganapati idol is located in Avancha, Thimmajipet, Nagarkurnool, Telangana state, India. It is the tallest Ganesh idol in India. This statue depicts the Western Chalukya Empire. The figure’s height is 7.62 meters – 9.144 meters, including the pedestal. 

Why is Siddhivinayak famous?

In the later half of the 20th century, the Siddhivinayak Temple evolved from a small shrine to the grand temple it is today. Siddhivinayak had known among devotees as “Navasacha Ganapati” or “Navasala Pawanara Ganapati” (‘Ganapati humbly grants true desire whenever prayed’).

What is the importance of ainavilli?

It believes it would bring wealth and prosperity if one installed Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Swamy facing in the southern direction beside the shrine of the presiding deity Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Swamy, other shrines in this temple premises installs and have been located.

Who controls the Siddhivinayak Temple?

Sri Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple Trust is a Government Controlled Trust, and the functioning of the Trust is governed by the State Government Act “Sri Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple (Trust) Act, 1980”.