Asthavinayak

Vighneshwar temple

Vighneshwar temple Ozar (Asthavinayak)

The Vighneshwar temple at ozar is the fifth Ganesha temple to be visited during the Asthavinayak Darshan tour. This idol is tall and broad. This idol is the wealthiest among the Ashta Vinayak since it is laden with jewels. Being the destructor of obstacles, this form of Ganapati is called Vighneshwar (Vighna = obstacles). This is one …

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Girijatmaj temple

Girijatmaj temple Lenyadri (Asthavinayak)

The Girijatmaj temple at Lenyadri is the Sixth Ganesha temple to be visited during the Asthavinayak Darshan tour. It is a Swayambhu idol which is carved into a rock. Girijatmaj Vinayak refers to the Ganesh as the son of Parvati. Girija is another name for Parvati and Atamaj means son. This is only the temple of the Ashtavinayak …

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MahaGanpati temple

MahaGanpati Temple Ranjangaon (Asthavinayak)

The MahaGanpati Temple Ranjangaon is the fourth Ganesha temple to be visited during the Asthavinayak Darshan tour. The Temple situated on Pune-Ahmednagar highway about 50km. in Shirur Taluka of Pune District, Maharashtra State. The Mahaganpati is the most powerful representation of Lord Ganesha. Mahaganpati is depicted as having eight, ten or twelve arms. You will be surprised to know …

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Siddhivinayak temple

Siddhivinayak temple Siddhatek (Asthavinayak)

The Siddhivinayak temple is the Third Ganesha temple to be visited during the Asthavinayak Darshan tour. The idol here is “Swayambhu”. three feet tall, facing north with his trunk turned right. This is the only Ashtavinayaka shrine where the deity has his trunk to the right. idol is Gajmukh, however, beilly of the idol is not big. …

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Chintamani Vinayak

Chintamani Vinayak Temple Theur (Ashtavinayak)

The Chintamani Vinayak Temple at Theur is the Second Ganesha temple to be visited during the Asthavinayak Darshan tour at Theur. Moraya Gosavi is believed to have attained Siddhi (Knowledge) after performing Tapsya. The Peshwas, who worshipped Ganesha as their kuladaivat (“family deity”). In this shrine, Lord Ganesh as Chintamani brings peace of mind and drives away all the …

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Moreshwar

Moreshwar Temple Asthavinayak (Mayureshwar)

The Moreshwar temple at Morgaon is the First Ganesha temple to be visited during the Asthavinayak Darshan tour. The Moreshwar idol is believed to be“Swayambhu” as was found or not sculpted by human hands. Moreshwar is also known as Mayureshwar. It is said that the shape of this place is like a peacock. also, once upon a time, there were …

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ballaleshwar

Ballaleshwar Temple Pali (Asthavinayak)

The Ballaleshwar Temple at pali is the eighth Ganesha temple to be visited during the Asthavinayak Darshan tour. Among the Ashtavinayakas, Ballaleshwar is the only Ganesh who is named after his devotee. Astavinayakas, Ballal Vinayak at Pali, is associated with a legend where Ganapati is said to have come to the aid of a young lad, who was a fervent devotee of Ganapati and …

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