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 […]

Vighnahar Temple, Ozar (Vighneshwara Ganpati) | 7th Ashtavinayak Temple

vighnahar Temple in Ozar

Vighneshwar Vinayak Temple, Ozhar (Vighnahar Ganpati Temple) is 7th of Ashtavinayak Temples in Maharashtra. In order to destroy the prayer organized by King Abhinandan, King of Gods Indra created a demon named Vighnasur. But the demon went ahead destroyed religious acts and all vedic. Ganesh defeated him because he wanted to answer the people’s prayers for protection. […]