Lord Ganesha also known as elephant head god is the famous and most worshiped Hindu deity. Ganesha is dev of intellect and wisdom but also popularly worshiped as a remover of obstacles.
Ganesh Chaturthi is the most popular festival in Maharashtra and Pune being the birthplace of Ganesh festival from first 5 Manache Ganpati and also known for 8 Ashtavinayaka temples of Ganesha around. Lets explore most famous Lord Ganesha temples of Maharashtra during the Ganesha Chaturthi festival.
The city of Pune is famous and popular destination in the state of Maharashtra and blessed with Hindu deities, especially Lord Ganesh. 5 Manache Ganpati of Pune holds important place,respected and honored Ganpati in India and these location described as the birthplace of the Ganesh Festival. Five Manache Ganpati in Pune are situated at different places, lets find out here:
Ashtavinayaka Ganpati are 8 temples with distinct idols of Lord Ganesha, situated around Pune. Lord Ganesha Ashtavinayak yatra start from Moreshwar temple at Morgaon then in sequence below and in last visit the Moreshwar temple again to complete the yatra.
Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is located in Prabhadevi Mumbai and also one of the richest temples in India. Siddhivinayak Temple is one of Mumbai’s most elegant Lord Ganesh temple and the most popular temple dedicated to Ganesha in India.
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple of Pune is second most popular Ganesha temple in Maharashtra and the Ganpati idol is insured of Rupees 10 million. Dagadusheth Ganapati temple is located in Budhwar Peth and one of the must visit Lord Ganesha temple in India.
Dashabhuja Ganpati Temple is second most known temples in the city of Pune,situated on Karve road. The Dashabhuja Temple occupies an important place in devotees of Pune and important worship places in the city.
Siddhivinayak Mahaganapati Temple is located in the Kalyan taluka near Mumbai and visited by very large number of devotees. The Siddhivinayaka Mahaganapati temple of Titwala is also popular regarding married couples marital issue will be happily resolved.
Ganesh Temple at Ganapatipule is very ancient and old Ganesh temple,located in the Ratnagiri district on the Konkan coast. The 400 year old Ganpati idol at Ganpatipule temple is situated at base of a hill along the most spectacular beaches of Konkan.
Padmalaya temple of Lord Ganesha is a unique place of its own type in the world and listed among two and a half Shree Ganapati Peeths in India. Padmalaya Ganpati temple is located at Erandol near Jalgaon in Maharashtra. Other most famous Ganesha Temple also includes Tarsod Ganapati Temple.
Navshya Ganapati Temple is one of the must visit temple in Nashik,located in Anandvalli. The very famous Ganpati temple of Navshya is situated at Anandvalli on Gangapur road going towards Someshwar.
Adasa Ganpati Temple is one of the most famous temple of Lord Ganesha in Maharashtra, situated on a hill top near orange city of Nagpur. The Adasa ancient temple has one of the tallest and widest statue of Lord Ganesha in India.