Ballaleshwar Temple, Pali | 3rd Ashtavinayak Temple

Ballaleshwar Ganpati Temple in Pali

Ballaleshwar Temple in Pali, Raigad district is the 3rd of Ashtavinayak Temples near Pune, Maharashtra. According to Historians and Hindu religious scholars, Lord Ganesha is largely believed to have immediately saved a boy-devotee named Ballala who was badly beaten by his father named Kalyani-seth and local villagers. The only reason was his single-minded devotion towards Ganesha. In […]

Siddhatek Siddhivinayak Temple | 2nd Ashtavinayak Temple

Siddhitek Siddhivinayak Temple

Siddhivinayak Temple, Siddhatek is the 2nd of Ashtavinayak Temples near Pune. It is to be noted that this is the only idol among the eight Ganeshas that has the trunk perfectly positioned to the right side. After propitiating Ganesha, Lord Vishnu is supposed to have vanquished the asuras Kaitabh and Madhu here. According to the historians and […]