Shree Chintamani Vinayaka Temple Timings
The timings of Chintamani Ganapati Temple are:
Darshan Timing on Angarkhi Chaturthi
Maha Aarti Timing
Maha Prasad Timing
Madhyan Aarti Timing
Madhyan Aarti Timing
The Chintamani Temple of Their is a Hindu temple dedicated to Ganesha, the elephant-headed god of wisdom. Located 25 km from Pune, the temple is “one of the larger and more famous” of the Ashtavinayaka, the eight revered shrines of Ganesha in the Indian state of Maharashtra
Chintamani Ganpati Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and is one of the eight Ashtavinayak Temples in Maharashtra. The temple is in Theur in Haveli Taluka. Chintamani Ganpati temple has specially designated sections for meditation. The main mandap consists of wood with a stone fountain at its center.
Theur is prescribed as the fifth temple to be visited in the Ashtavinayak Darshan tour or yatra, people often visit Theur second in the place after Morgaon, as it is a more convenient route. The idol of the deity is self-emanated (swayambhu murti) and is east facing called purvabhimukha, with his trunk turned left and beautiful diamonds studded in his eyes. The idol is in a cross-legged seated position. Theur itself is an important mythological place located at the confluence of three major regional rivers i.e. Bhima, Mula, and Mutha. Lord Ganesha as Chintamani Ganesha is God who brings peace of mind and drives away all perplexities of the mind.
What is the history of Chintamani Ganpati Temple?
The history of the Chintamani Ganapati is that there is no record of the person who built it. However, devotees believe that it exists since ancient times. Also, Chintamani Ganpati is related to Saint Morya Gosavi, a staunch devotee of Lord Ganesh. Moreover, his descendants constructed the main temple structure.
Following a hundred years, Madhavrao Peshwa raised the Sabhamandap of the temple. A couple of years prior to the Shikhar (peak), of the temple was blessed in gold. As Peshwas visited these spot frequently, the two 5 metal bell purchased from Europe was one kept in Mahad and another one was kept here.
After the passing of Madhav Rao Peshwa, his wife performed Sati, the beautiful garden in the temple was made in her memory.
How to Reach Shree Chintamani Vinayaka Temple
Pune International Airport and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport are the nearest Airports to Theur Chintamani Ganpati Temple.
Pune railway station and Mumbai railway station are the nearest railway stations to Theur Chintamani Ganpati Temple.
Theur is nearly 23.5 km from Pune. Several state-run buses, and taxis are available from Pune and Mumbai. This Temple is located at a distance of 15 km from Hadapsar.
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