Gajanan Maharaj was an Indian guru belonged to Maharashtra, and he is regarded as an incarnation of Lord Ganesha. He has first appeared in Shegaon, Mahatashtra in the form of a young man, during the year 1878. He has attained Samadhi on 1910. His detailed life history can be known from the sacred book “SHRI GAJANAN MAHARAJ CHARITRA”.
Shree Gajanan Maharaj has travelled to many holy places, and he also visited Lord Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple at Nashik. It is also believed, that Shree Gajanan Maharaj has appeared in the form of Pandurang and as Saint Ramdas for his sincere devotees.
In his lifetime, he has performed many miracles such as giving a new life tohis devotees, lighting the lamp without fire, curing the dreaded diseases of the devotees, and solving several problems in the life of his devotees and giving peace to mind for many people by looking them kindly and by blessing them. He was well known in yoga and meditation apart from all other forms of art. He was a great scholar and got a very good knowledge in Vedas and Hindu scriptures.
Shree Gajanan Maharaj took Samadhi in 1910. His earthly remains were buried and a temple in his name was built on his Samadhi at Shegaon. The holy existence of his soul in the Samadhi Temple blesses his devotees, and gives all the prosperity in their life. In the presence of Gajanan Maharaj, Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan was formed on 1908.
A great avatar of Lord Vinayaka, and a great human personality, who lived a simple and a noble life, and blessed all of his devotees and made them well in their life. In his Samadhi he blesses and helps the devotees during their difficult times. During his lifetime, he removed the ego of his devotees, and transformed them into good-natured. Let us pray to him and chant his name with pure devotion in mind and be blessed.
“OM SREE GANESAYA NAMAHA”
“OM SREE GAJANAN MAHARAJAVE NAMAHA”