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Mahaganapati Temple Titwala

Mahaganapati Temple Titwala

Siddhivinayak Mahaganpati Temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha is located near Kalyan at Titwala suburb of Mumbai . Titwala in the district of Thane is famous for two sacred places of pilgrimage, the Mahaganesha Temple and the old temple of Shri Vitthal. The Titwala Ganesh temple is very ancient and built in a typical architectural style of Maharashtra.

Devotees from mumbai throng to the temple of Mahaganesha on Tuesdays, Sankashtis, Ganesh Chaturthi & Maghi Chaturthi to have darshan of this holly idol. A pilgrim centre sacred twice over-for its Mahaganpati Temple and the temple of Shri Vithoba.

Another facinating temple is the one at Ambarnath, dating back to the 11th century, and in the 'Hemadpanti' style of architecture. By propitating Ganesh Idol, Consecrated by sage Kanva, Devi Shakuntala & king Dushyant came together after a long period of disagreement. Shakuntala & king Dushyant got married here only. Idol from Mahabharat period had vanished, while constructing lake peshwa saradar Ramchandra Mehendale got the present idol. The Madhavrao Peshwe consecrated this idol.

If Mahaganapati is worshipped regularly marriages of desired people can be fixed easily. If Mahaganpati is propitlated properly, conflicts between husband & wife come to end. Those who desires to have son, will get son. In Mahaganpati's temple, there is sanctum of Lord Shivshankar towards right. In the right hand corner of the sanctum, padukas of great Ganesh devotees late Shri Vengaonkar Joshi are consecrated. Devotes should take darshan of these padukas. Since Mahaganapatis idol was worshipped properly & scientifically by sages in ancient times, today also idol looks alive.

Ther is a temple of Vithoba Rukmini near Mahaganpati's temple. One iron tube is sent out of sanctum of this temple. It is said that sound of Bhajans (holy songs in praise of God) going on in the temple of Pandharpur can be heard from this tube.

You can also visit nearly places like satis memorial, jaypal maharaj's Samadhi, shiv temple in vasundry village. Lodging & boarding arrangements are availabe with ancestral poojary Shri Govindrao Joshi. Private hotels & lodges are available in Titwala. Titwala is a third railway station from Kalyan on Mumbai-Nashik railway line. Titwala, Asangaon, Kasara locals are available from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus of Mumbai.

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. Book A tour Package to Mahaganesha Temple Titwala .


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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