Can anyone tell me about the Lord Ganesha Temple in Karnataka State?
There are very few Ganesha temples in Karnataka. From the information you have given, it is difficult to find the temple. 1) Lord Ganesh (8-10 ft) is constructed on a raised platform and immersed after pooja: Gulur Ganesh Temple: Gulur Ganesh Temple is a highly revered shrine located 5 km from Tumkur on the busy Tumkur-Kunigal road. Constructed 50 years ago by Thopegowda, one of the most distinguishing features of this temple is that there is NO PERMANENT DEITY. The deity of Lord Ganesh is constructed out of clay on the auspicious day of Vinayaka Chaturthi. It takes two months for the completion of the Ganesh idol. The idol of Lord Ganesh is completed on the day of Naraka Chaturdashi (Deepavali) and a special puja is performed. The 8-10 ft tall idol of Lord Ganesh is placed on a raised platform so that the devotees can pay their respects and pray. Irrespective of caste or creed, people from all sections of the society take part in the puja from the day of Deepavali. The idol will be im