Maharashtra, Mumbai City
Located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. The temple was built by Laxman Vithu and Deubai Patil on November 19, 1801. It is one of the famous and richest temples in Mumbai.
According to the legends, around 125 years ago, Ramakrishna Jambhekar Maharaj buried two divine idols in the front of the presiding deity of the temple on the orders on his guru, Shri Akkalkot Swami Samarth. After 21 years after the burial of the icons, as prophesied by Swami Samarth, a mandar tree grew at that spot with a svayambhu Ganesha in its branches. The temple was built by Laxman Vithu Patil and was funded by a rich Agri woman named Deuba...View more
Patil. Childless, Deaubai built the temple so that the Lord should grant children to other barren women.
The architect Ar. Shri. Sharad Athale of SK Athale & Associates made an extensive survey of temples in Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu and came to conclusion that the Shiva Temple at Ambernath would be the ideal role model for this new temple. Today, the Siddhivinayak temple has undergone a complete architectural transformation, Keeping the idol intact, the temple has been built into unique multiangular, six storeyed structure, that reac...View more
es to the skies surmounted with a main central gold plated dome. The other small crowns that surround it are made of gold's and panchadhatu (five metals). There are 3 main entrances. The temples renovation commenced in 1990. Today's structure is a fine architectural design, made of marble and pink granite. The temple is of 6 Floors and hosts modern amenities like elevators. The summit is gold plated and is made of a cluster of 47 Crowns.Picture Courtesy : commons.wikimedia.org
Timings : Temple time :- 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 12:35 PM to 8:00 PM
Online darshan could be booked (Foreigners & NRIs) on the temple website.
Temple is closed for Bhog from 12:00 PM-12:35 PM and for Aarti from 7:00 PM-8:15 PM on all days.
Long queues on Holidays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Carry drinking water as climate tends to get very humid.
Mumbai is the commercial capital of India. People from all over the country, come here to earn their bread and butter and hence, the culture here is very diverse. IT represents the cosmopolitan fabric of Indian metros. The biggest evidence is that Siddhivinayak is frequented by not just Hindu devotees but also by Muslim filmstars. Even the dresscode is not strict at the temple. People flock the temple wearing both tradional and western attire to ask Lord Ganesha to fulfil their special wishes.
SK Bole Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400028
Cabs/Taxis /Buses Available from Dadar Station or the Airports. 15 Mins Walk from Dadar Station
Avartan Panchamrut Pooja Avartan Shodashopchar Pooja Ashtottar Naam Pooja Shodashopchar Pooja Avartan Shodashopchar Pooja Ashirvachan Pooja
Modak, Coconuts, Banana, and Garlands Rui (Cotton) Garland & Oil to Hanuman Temple
Shree Satya Vinayak Mahapooja Atharvashirsha Sahastravatan Sahastra Namavali Atharvashirsah Havan
January :- Magh Ganeshotsav,Ganesh Jayanti,Rath Shobha Yatra
March :- Gudi Padwa,Ram Navami
September:- Angarak Sankashta Chaturthi,Bhadrapad Ganeshotsav,Parthiv Ganesh Visarjan
October:- Navratra Utsav