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Sulthan Bathery Ganapathivattam Ganapathi Temple - History - Festival

Ganapathi Vattam Ganapathi Temple is located at Sulthan Bathery in Wayanad district, Kerala. The 6-day festival in the temple begins with kodiyettam on Makaram 15.

The main deity Ganapathi or Ganesha faces east. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Shiva, Ayyappa, Nagathan and Bhagavathi.

Sulthan Bathery was earlier known as Ganapathi Vattam. The temple was built by Narmudicheran who had defeated the Ezhimala king Nannan. The temple later came under the control of Kottayam kings. The temple witnessed numerous activities by Pazhassi Raja against the British.

Tipu Sultan had completely destroyed the temple. The temple was later renovated by the Chettis of Wayanad.

The temple is now maintained by Adivasis and Chettis.

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