The Pazhavangadi Maha Ganapathy temple is located at East Fort in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram City. The main deity of the temple is Sri Mahaganapathy. The foremost idol is hooked up in a seated posture with the right leg in a folded stance. The temple is situated in close proximity to the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple. Other Deities worshiped on the temple consist of Dharmasasta, Goddess Durga and Nagaraja. The temple sculptures consist of 32 exclusive kinds of Lord Ganesha. The unique Idol became maintained with the aid of The Nair Brigade first of all at Padmanabhapuram and later after they were shifted to Thiruvananthapuram they mounted the Idol and the current temple came into being.
After the integration of the Travancore army with the Indian Forces, the temple is being maintained through the Indian Army. Some of the important fairs celebrated at the temple are Vinayaka Chathurthi, Virad Chathurthi and Sankashti Chathurthi. Special Poojas are also carried out at the event of Thiruvonam, Vijayadashami, Vishu, and so on. As with many prominent temples in Kerala, that allows you to input the principle temple complex of the temple guys need to be sporting a mundu and no higher body garb. Women are required to wear conventional apparel like a sari.