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Titwala Temple

Titwala Temple

Legend Of Titwala Temple

The Ganesh temple at Titwala is more properly known as the Maha Ganesh temple.

Here once stood the ashrama of Kanvamuni of the Mahabharata era. The legend says that his daughter Shakuntala used to offer prayers to Ganapati. The temple was rennovated by Thorle Madhavrao Peshwe. This Ganesh is also known as Var Vinayak

Legend has it that King Dushyant married Shakuntala in the Titwala temple.

It's believed that original Ganesh idol, was consecrated by the sage Kanva, and disappeared while the adjacent lake was being constructed. The present idol was consecrated by Madhavrao Peshwe.

Popular folklore and belief has it that if one worships the Titwala Maha Ganesh, one gets married to the person one desires. If the Lord is propitiated with all sincerity and strict religious manner, marital conflicts are settled.



More info on the city

Titwala is a small town near Kalyan in Maharashtra, India. It is the site of a venerated temple of Ganesha.Siddhivinayaka Temple at Titwala is a popular temple around. Pilgrims floods in lakhs here on 'Angarika Chaturthi' a Holy day in Hindu culture. Tuesday is day of Ganapati, attracts decent number of 'Bhakt' to this Temple..




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