Prayers and Offerings in the Temple

Devotees usually offer prayers to Mahaganapathi in the form of "Udayastamana".  The devotees who offer “Udayasthamana” are given "Appam" (a very tasty preparation) as prasadam. This is prepared daily and anyone offering prayers can avail these at the counters. Among the special poojas that are performed, "Sahasrappa" (Thousand appas) is very prominent. It consists of making an offering of thousand appas. Another very special pooja associated with the Madhur temple is ‘Moodappam Seva’ which involves covering the Mahaganapathi statue with Appam. This is usually done on a collective scale. This festival is conducted only occasionally in view of the huge expenditure involved. It was celebrated in the year 1962 after a lapse of about 160 years, and in the year 1992.