Bikkavolu is a village and Mandal, It’s located in East Godavari district of Andhra pradesh, India. bikkavolu vinayaka temple is visited by thousands of people on ganesh chaturthi and the ten-day festival celebration of Ganesh chaturthi. bikkavolu vinayaka temple is one of the famous Temple in Godavari Districts.
Bikkavolu vinayaka temple also known as sri lakshmi ganapathi temple or Sri Golingeswara Swami Temple and siddhi vinayaka temple. This ganesh temple is located at a distance of 33 Km from Kakinada, 40 Km from Rajahmundry and 60 Km from Amalapuram.
The name of the village Bikkavole 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.
Bikkavolu ganesh templeBikkavolu 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 idol is big with 11 feet height and no one knows the base and how depth it is in the underground. The specialty of this idol is the trunk turns towards south. It is believed that whoever whispers their desires in the ears of the idol they were granted the boons and they revisit the temple. The idols looks beautiful and depicts the art and sculpture Chalukya dynasty.
Vinayaka Chavithi .