The Siddhi Vinayak temple at Prabhadevi, Mumbai.


A brief description of The Siddhi Vinayak temple , one of the famous temple in the State of Maharashtra.

The Siddhi Vinayak Temple


Ganesha Idol

History of The Siddhi Vinayak temple: The Siddhi Vinayak temple is one of the famous temple in India that attracts thousands of devotees throughout the year. The temple is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, just on the corner of Kakasaheb Gadgil Marg and S.K.Bole Marg. The old Siddhi Vinayak temple was erected in the early 19th century. The modern temple was built by Late Mr.Laxman Vithu Patil and it was financed by a rich lady named Late Mrs.Deubai Patil, who was from Matunga.

The unusual idol of Lord Ganesha was carved out of a single black stone. Lord Ganesha is depicted with four arms holding a lotus, an axe, a bowl of Modkas and a garland. There is an eye on the forehead of the deity, resembling the third eye of Lord Shiva. Goddesses Riddhi and Siddhi are placed on the both sides of Lord Ganesha. The trio signify wealth, prosperity and success.

Activities of the Temple: Poojas are performed everyday in scheduled time and the daily schedule of pooja can be obtained from the official website of Siddhi Vinayak temple located at: http://www.siddhivinayak.org/daily_aarti.asp.

Devotees can also book poojas online by filling an online application form by clearly indicating the type of pooja and date. The site also contains details about pooja dates and procedure for booking pooja.

Contact details:

Shree Siddhivinayak Temple Trust
Prabhadevi, Mumbai - 400 028.

Telephone: +91-022-24373626.

Email : svt@vsnl.com ; info@siddhivinayak.org ; admin@siddhivinayak.org.

Website : www.siddhivinayak.org


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