Sree Sampath Vinayaka Temple, Visakhapatnam
Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam
Located at Visakhapatnam, Sri Sampath Vinayaka Swamy is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. The temple construction was commissioned by M/s S G Sambandam & Co in 1962. Paramacharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham His holiness Sri Chandrashekarenra Saraswathi Swamy reconsecrated the shrine and placed Ganapathy Yanthram with his own hands in the year 1967.
Sri Sampath Vinayaka Swamy Temple was constructed in the year 1962 in the premises of M/s S. G. Sambandam & Co. in the Asilmetta area to offer a place of worship for the family members and staff to ward off possible vastu dosha of the building. Five years later when the Paramacharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham His Holiness Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati Swamy reconsecrated the shrine and placed the Ganapathy Yantram with his own hands.
The Ganesha idol is made of black marble. The temple flooring is placed with black tiles and rock stone flooring.
Timings : Temple timings: 6:00 AM to 10:30 AM and from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Wear modest clothes and avoid shorts, skirts, tank tops.
Vishakhapatnam’s various ruling dynasties had a significant influence on the state's cultural tapestry. The beaches are filled with stalls selling chaats and its fast food joints are not to be skipped. One can savour multi-cuisine delicacies typical to Andhra Pradesh in most of the restaurants. The festivals include Visakha Utsav, one of the popular annual festivals along with Chandanotsavam, Lumbini festival and ISKCON Utsav which is usually held during Dussehra and goes on for three days. Rishikonda Beach Festival and Visakhapatnam Music Festival showcase Andhra’s culture but a good dose of modernity is added to the mix. The hill tribes of Visakhapatnam perform the Dhimsa dance by playing their musical instruments and wearing their traditional costumes.
Sri Sampath Vinayagar Temple Road, Asilmetta, CBM Compound, Asilmetta, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530003
The nearest international airport is at Visakhapatnam which is 12 km away
The nearest railway station is at Vizag which is 2 km away. The direct trains to Visakhapatnam are available from all over the India.
Temple is easily reachable from Visakhapatnam bus station. Vizag is well connected with all parts of Andhra Pradesh.
Morning pooja and abisheka starts from 5:00 AM and thereafter daily seva programs and astothram to be performed as per the temple schedule.