7 Most Famous Ancient Ganapathi temples in India

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Famous Ancient Ganapathi temples in India 

Lord Ganesha is the god of Success,wisdom&prosperity.Visiting Ganapathi temples can work wonders for a soul anytime.In every Indian temple we offer rituals to Ganesha first,Ganesh Chaturdi is famous festival.Ekdanta,SiddhiVinayak,Mayureshwar all are his names&temples are all over IndianStates..Maharashtra is famous for GaneshNavrathri as they started here by freedom fighter Lokmanya Tilak.Here is a list of famous Ganapati temples that deserves your spiritual tours,specially in GaneshNavarathri.

Most famous ancient Ganapathi temples of India
SiddhiVinayaka temple,Mumbai

1.Sri SiddhiVinayakaTemple,Mumbai:No.1 of Famous Ganapathi Temples

This temple is not ancient temple,well-known for its wish-granting capacity.The blackstone idol is between Riddhi&Siddhi,consorts of Lord Ganesha(popular as most visited by celebrities)

famous ancient Ganapathi temples of India

This has been awarded the BEST TRUST AWARD for its outstanding&significant contribution to human welfare&social activities.Trust Committee has set up online portals for booking pujas,making darshans&giving donation.

Most famous ancient Ganapathi temples of India

2.Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapathi Temple,Pune:No.2 of Famous Ganapathi temples 

Dagdusheth Halwai was a sweet-maker by professionLord Ganesha was incepted by him way back,when he lost his only son to the plague epidemic.The most beautiful golden Ganesha idol  is of 40kgs.

most famous ancient ganapathi temples in India

Millions of worshipers offer puja each year,the temple trust is one of the richest trust in India.It works for poor children,maintains PITASHREE old-age home.During Ganeshotsava,temple  looks beautiful with lights&flowers.

Most famous ancient Ganapathi temples of India

3.AshtavinayakTemples:No.3 of Famous Ganapathi temples

people do AshtaVinayak yatra(covers 8 ancient,Holy Ganesh temples)in Ganesh Navrathri time.They are Moreshwar,Siddhivinayak,Ballaleshwar,Varadavinayak, Chintamani,Girijatmaj,Vighnahar&Mahaganapati Temples.These are mentioned in Mudgala&Skanda puranas.

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Most famous ancient Ganapathi temples of India
4.Sri Kanipakam VinayakaSwamy Temple,Chittoor,AndhraPradesh :one of ancient Ganapathi temples

Temple is 75kms toTirupathi.Temple was constructed in 11th century by Chola king,with beautiful pond.The black stone Ganesh idol has white,yellow&red colours adoring his forehead.

Most famous ancient Ganapathi temples of India

Vinayaka is popular as upholder of TRUTH.The annual Brahmotsavam from Ganesh Chaturthi,goes on for 20 days which is best time for devotees.

most famous ancient Ganapathi temples of India
5.Sri MahaGanapathi Devaru Temple,Idagunji,Karnataka:

This Temple is located in Idagunji town,West Coast of India.It is 1500yrs old temple.Lord Ganesha has only 2 hands,holding lotus&Modhaka.

most famous ancient Ganapathi temples of India

The beautiful KAILASA architecture impress while entering into temple.In Ramayana before taking AATMA-LINGA from Ravana,Ganesh appears here as a boy&keeps ShivLing down in Gokarna

Most famous ancient Ganapathi temples in India

6.Ganpatipule Temple,Ratnagiri,Maharashtra

Accordindg to Legend of temple once a local cowman’s cow,stopped giving milk to him,but giving in particular spot on the reef,where an image of Lord Ganesha(self manifested)appeared.Then the holy spot became Ganapatipule Temple.Here sunlight falls directly on the west faced idol of Ganesha in February&November.

Most famous ancient Ganapathi temples in India

7. Ucchi Pillayar Koil,Trichy,Tamilnadu

This Rock-temple is placed on the tip of a huge rock&has wonderful rock architecture.To reach the temple need to climb steps cut through the rock,then enjoy splendid view of Trichy.The temple is maintained by Archaeological Department of India.

Most famous ancient Ganapathi temples in India

Lord Rama gifted an idol of Lord Ranganatha to Vibhishana,he wants to take bath in Kaveri.In the form of a young cowherd,Ganesh appears&takes idol, keeps on bank of river(Ranganathswamy temple)Finally Ganesh appears in real form here to Vibhishana.

Few more famous GaneshTemples,India

Chintaman Ganesh,Ujjain

Karpaga Vinayagar,Pillaiyarpatti,Tamil Nadu


Famous ancient Ganapathi temples in India

Karnataka:SasiveKalu&KadaleKalu Ganesha,Hampi;Dodda Ganapathi,Bangalore


Moti Dungri Ganesh,Jaipur

Most famous ancient Ganapathi temples in India

Ranthambore Ganesh,Rajasthan

Manakula Vinayaka,Pondicherry


GaneshTemple,Mana,Badrinath:Ganapathi wrote MahaBharath

Most famous ancient Ganapathi temples in India
Dundi Ganapathi ,Kasi




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