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Shree Siddhivinayak Temple, Prabhadevi, Mumbai, India

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Shree Siddhivinayak Temple



Shree Siddhivinayak Temple Trust, Prabhadevi, Mumbai – 400 028, Maharashtra, India

Shree Ganesh is the first to be worshipped before beginning any new project or venture as he is the destroyer of obstacles (Vighnaharta). This is Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple at Prabhadevi in Mumbai, a two-century-old Temple that fulfills the desires of the worshipers.
The city of Mumbai is a mute witness to places of worship & historical interest, which are not only popular but also of archaeological importance.

Arguably the most popular & significant places of worship are the Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir situated at Prabhadevi. This temple was first consecrated on Thursday 19th November 1801, a fact that is noted in government records. The temple then was a small structure housing the black stone idol of Shree Siddhivinayak, which was two and half feet wide. The outstanding feature of this deity is the tilt of the trunk to the right side. The idol has four hands (Chaturbhuj), which contains a lotus in upper right, a small axe in upper left, holy beads in the lower right and a bowl full of Modaks (a delicacy which is a perennial favorite with Shree Siddhivinayak). Flanking the deity on both sides are Riddhi & Siddhi, goddesses signifying sanctity, fulfillment, prosperity and riches. Etched on the forehead of the deity is an eye, which resembles the third eye of Lord Shiva.

Source: http://www.siddhivinayak.org/about_temple.asp

 

Temple Name Shree Siddhivinayak Temple
Temple Address Shree Siddhivinayak Temple Trust
Prabhadevi, Mumbai – 400 028, Maharashtra, India
Contact Person Mr. Mangesh Shinde (EO)
Mr. Subhash Vitthal Mayekar (Chairman)
Phone Number +91(022)-24373626
Fax +91(022)-24221558
Email Address info@siddhivinayak.org
admin@siddhivinayak.org
svt@vsnl.com
Website http://www.siddhivinayak.org
Temple Donation http://www.siddhivinayak.org/donation_details.asp
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Shree Siddhivinayak Temple

Shree Siddhivinayak Temple

Submitted By Ganpati.tv Team
Last Updated 23rd September, 2012
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