8 famous temples of Ganesha
Shri Siddhivinayak Mandir (Mumbai)
1801 was built by Shri Lakshman Vitu and Deewai Patil Since then, Shri Siddhivinayak Temple is famous in the country as well as abroad and lakhs of devotees come to visit Siddhivinayak. Siddhivinayak devotees include big-time politicians, actors, sportsmen, businessmen and many more who’s. Tim Cook, who is the CEO of Apple when came to India in 2016, he started his India tour by receiving the blessings Shri Siddhivinayak. Siddhivinayak’s fame attracts people from across the globe.
Shri Khajrana Ganesh (Indore)
The temple was constructed in 1735 by the Queen of Ahilya Bai Holkar, the Empress of the Holkar family, the ancient statue of the temple was seen in the dream of Pandit Mangal Bhatt and was found on excavation near the place of today’s temple. The place where the statue was found, that dug is still present in the temple premises.
Srimant Dagadu Seth Halwai Ganesh Temple (Pune)
The construction of the temple was done by Dagdu Seth in 1893 in Pune, Maharashtra, he was a sweet shop owner. In his name only the temple is known as Srimant Dagadu Seth Halvai Ganesh temple. The idol of Ganesh ji in the temple is equipped with loads of gems and gold ornaments.
Kanipakam Vinayak Mandir, Chittoor
Located about 75 km from Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, and the temple was built by the Chola king Kulothings Chola in the 11th century. It is a beautiful temple, here is a statue of Ganesha, with white, yellow and red colors on the forehead, Brahmotsavam is the main festival of this temple, which is celebrated every year during Vinayak Chaturthi.
Manakula Vinayak Temple, Panducheri
Manukula Vinayak Mandir is thought to be about 1666 years ago when Panducheri was under French rulers. It is said that the Ganesh statue located on this temple was thrown at sea many times but the daily the Idol was seen in the same place. The name of the temple is named after a pond (Kulam), which used to be located inside the temple with the sand passing along the ocean. There is an elephant in the temple, to which blesses the visitor by placing it’s trunk on devotees head.
Trinetra Ganesh Temple, Ranthambore, Rajasthan
Trinetra Ganesha Temple is located on the historic 1000-year old Ranthambore fort . It is a very popular temple where devotees from distant places come to receive the blessings of the Trinetra Ganesh. It is believed that the invitation to Lord Krishna and Rukmani’s marriage first came Trinetra Ganesha Temple, and since then people sent their wedding invitation to Trinetra Ganesh. The Trinity Ganesh Temple, Ranthambore is approximately 6500 years old.
Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple, Jaipur
In the 18th century Seth Jai Ram Paliwal constructed the Moti Dungri Ganesh temple. A palace of Rajmata Gayatri Devi is also located in the vicinity of the ‘Moti Dungri Palace’ temple. Moti Dungari Ganesh Temple is one of Jaipur’s most famous tourist attractions. This temple offers a very beautiful carvings that attracts tourists, history lovers and art lovers.
Ganapatipule is a small town situated in Ratnagiri district on the Konkan coast of Maharashtra. Chiplun city is situated in the north of it. And located here: Shri Ganapatipule Temple is a temple of a self-proclaimed Ganesh. It is said that thousands of years ago the statue of Shri Ganesha came out of the soil and at that place Ganesh ji’s Ganpatifuela temple is today.
Here the statue of the deity is the west face, unlike the deities in Indian temples, who face the East. It is believed that Shri Ganapatipule protects everyone from the disasters coming from the western door. Ganapatipule Temple is 375 kilometers south of Mumbai and is one of the most beautiful beaches along Konkan coast – a delightful escape that attracts peace seekers, beach lovers, and pilgrims alike.