Gajanan Maharaj temple
Madhya Pradesh , Indore
The followers Shri Gajanan Mahara have constructed many temples dedicated to the Saint in different parts of India. In the year 1988 Mr. Paliwal donated the area of land for the shrine. On the day of Basant panchami, Bhumi pujan was conducted under the guidance of Shri Guru baba and in the presence of the Gajanan family. In the year 1992, the Thursday 'Maha Prasad' started at the place. Today, the shrine is visited by devotees from around the country. Satsangh and Maha Prasad are celebrated in large numbers.
Gajanan Maharaj from Shegaon, Maharashtra, is revered as a saint by his devotees. "Sant Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan" is the largest temple trust in the Vidarbha region. His followers consider him as incarnation of Lord Ganesha and Lord Dattatreya. The Saint's devotees have constructed many Gajanan Maharaj Temples in different parts of India.
An arch with two elephant statues on either sides, open into the building which houses the shrine. The idol of the Saint sits on a red and silver embellished throne. He is bedecked with silk attire and ornamentsPic Courtesy : www.gajananmaharajindore.com
Devotees are advised to wear clean and conservative attire
Indore is an important district and city, and a popular educational and commercial hub. It is the most populous district of MP.
Manish Puri, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
By air - Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport is about 15 kms from the shrine. The airport is well connected to other airports in the country
By rail - Indore Junction is an important railway station located in the Western railway zone. The railway station is around 5kms from the temple.
By road - Indore is well-connected by state road transport and public bus services.
The priests perform puja and rituals. Aarti is performed to the deity.
February - Gajanan Maharaj Pragat-utsav
March - Shivrathri
April - Ram Navami
July - Gurupurnima
November - Karthik Ekadashi