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Ashtvinayak in Maharashtra

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Ashtavinayak

 

At Theur in the Haveli Taluka of Pune district in Maharashtra is the temple dedicated to Chintamani Vinayak.

 

Siddhtek is a remote little village along the river Bhima in the Ahmednagar district and Karjat tehsil in Maharashtra. The Siddhivinayak at Siddhtek is considered an especially powerful deity.

 

Ranjangaon, the Maha Ganpati is the most powerful representation of Lord Ganesh.

 

Ozar is on the banks of the Kukdeshwar river, Ozhar is where Lord Vighneshwar resides. Lord Ganesh is known as Vigneshwara or the remover of all obstacles, this he achieved by vanquishing the demon Vighnasura.

 

Lenyadri is to the North of Pune, along the Kukdi river. Girijatmaj Vinayak refers to the Ganesh as the son of Parvati. Girija is another name for Parvati and Atmaj means son.

 

The Mayureshwar or Moreshwar temple is along the Karha river in the Morgaon village. A temple that looks like a tiny fort from a distance, is situated in the Baramati Taluka of Pune district in Maharashtra.

 

Mahad is a pretty village set in the hilly region of Konkan in the Raigad district and the Khalapur Taluka of Maharastra. Ganesh as Varad Vinayak fulfills all desires and grants all boons.

 

Pali is among the Ashtavinayakas, Ballaleshvara at Pali is the only Ganesha who is famous by the name of his devotee and who is dressed up as a brahmin.

 

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             How To Reach

By Air

Nearest Airport is at Pune and Mumbai International Airport

By Rail

Nearest�Railway Station is Pune Junction

By Road

Pune-Theur 25 km.
Theur-Moregaon 70 km.
Moregaon-Siddhatek 65 km.
Siddhatek-Rajangaon 92 km.
Rajangaon-Ozar 100 km.
Ozar-Lenyandri 15 km.
Lenyandri-Mahad 134 km.
Mahad-Pali 42 km.
Pali-Pune 111 km.

 

        Nearest Tourist Place
Uruli Kanchan
Pune University
Khandala
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