Ashtavinayak Temples near Pune | Eight Holy Ganesh Temples in Maharashtra

Ashtavinayaka temples are eight popular Lord Ganesha temples in Maharashtra. ‘Ashtavinayaka’ means eight Ganesha in Sanskrit. The term ‘Ashtavinayaka Yatra’ refers to the pilgrimage or yatra to eight ancient holy Ganapati temples in and around Pune. These Ashtavinayaka temples have eight distinct forms of Ganesh idols. The form of trunk of each Ganesha idol is […]

Mahaganapati Temple, Ranjangaon | 8th Ashtavinayak Temple

Mahaganapati Ranjangaon Temple

Mahaganapati Temple, Ranjangaon is the last one or 8th of Ashtavinayak Temples. Mahaganapati temple is the spot where Lord shive is largely believed to have deeply worshipped Lord Ganesha before venturing into fight with the demon named Tripurasura. The people built a Ganesha temple as a mark of Shiva’s worshipping Ganesha. This village town was called […]