The legend behind the temple believes that Lord Ganesh came on the earth and created a temple for himself at Ujjain so that his followers can worship him here.
The temple reflects the Maratha style with a fort-like wall on the outside. The mandapa and the garbhagriha have a domed shaped shikhar. The mandapa has artistically etched pillars. The shrine also has a pradikshina path around it. The Ganesh idol enshrined here is supposed to be swayambhu. Riddhi and Siddhi, the consorts of Ganesha, are seated on either side of Ganesha.
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Wednesdays are considered special in the shrine.
Darsan Dresscode: Devotees are advised to wear clean and conservative attire
Ujjain on the banks of Kshipra river was the capital of the Avanti Kingdom. It is a famous pilgrimage centre for Shaivites, Vaishnavite and followers of Shakthism. It is one of the places where Kumbh mela is held.
Language Spoken: Hindi
Chintaman Road, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
By Rail/Road- Ujjain is well connected to all parts of MP and the country by rail/road.
By air- The nearest airport is in Indore to which flights ply from major cities. The airport is 60 kms from the temple with buses and taxis available for the journey.
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The priests perform regular pujas and rituals to the deity.
Temple timings : 05:00 to 19:00
Modak, coconut, flowers
August - Ganesh Chathurthi
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