Ashtavinayaka means “eight Ganeshas” in Sanskrit. Ganesh is the deity of unity, prosperity & learning which removes obstacles. Visiting the temples of Ashtavinayaka refers to a pilgrimage to the eight Ganesh temples in Maharashtra state of India that house eight distinct idols of Ganesha, in a pre-ascertained sequence. This trip covers the eight ancient holy temples of Ganesha which are situated around Pune. Each of these temples has its own individual legend and history, as distinct from each other as the murtis in each temple.
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Pune to Ashtavinayak Tour Package: Sightseeing
Eight Ganeshas Darshan with the Proper Timely Sequence
1.Mayureshwar : The temple, built from black-stone covered from all sides by four minarets. The murti of Lord Ganesha, riding a peacock, in the form of Mayureshwara is believed to have slain the demon Sindhu at this spot. The Mayureshwar temple is situated at a distance of 55 km from Pune.
2.Siddhivinayak : This is the only murti of these eight with the trunk positioned to the right. The stomach of the murti is not wide, but Riddhi and Siddhi murtis are sitting on one thigh. This temple is situated off the Pune-Solapur highway about 48 km from the town of Srigonda in Ahmadnagar district.
3.Ballaleshwar : The inner one houses the murti and has a Mushika (Ganesha’s mouse vahana) with modaka in his forepaws in front of it. One speciality of this temple is that the prasad offered to this Ganapati at Pali is Besan Laadu instead of Modak that is normally offered to other Ganapatis.This is located 30 km to the South-West of Karjat Railway Station.
4. Varadavinayak : The temple is design with the amazing structures on it. There are 4 elephant idols on 4 sides of the temple. the hall is 8feet by 8feet. The temple is located three kilometers off the Pune-Mumbai highway near Khopoli (80 km from Pune), and is thus closest to Mumbai city.
5.Chintamani : The temple entrance is North facing. The outer wooden hall was built by Peshwas.The temple is located 22 km from Pune, off the Pune-Solapur highway, and is hence the nearest from Pune.
6.Girijatmaj : This temple stands amidst a cave complex of 18 caves of Buddhist origin. This temple is the 8th cave. These are called Ganesh-leni as well.The temple is situated 12 km from Narayangaon, which is about 94 km from Pune on the Pune-Nashik highway.
7.Vighneshwar : The Ganesha here is called Shri Vighneshwar Vinayak.The main hall of the temple is 20feet long and the inner hall is 10feet long. This temple is located just off the Pune-Nashik Highway in the town of Ozhar.
8.Mahaganapati : Ranjangaon Ganpati is one among the Ashtavinayak, celebrating eight instances of legends related to Ganesha. Ranjangaon Mahaganpati is Located at 50 km from Pune.
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