Everybody should visit the Ashtavinayak in Maharashtra at least once in a life time.
There are Eight
temples dedicated to Ganesha, in Maharashtra related to various
episodes from the puranas and other legends - and these deities are
collectively known as Ashta Vinayak.
to Shastra, first you have to visit Moreshwar of Moregaon. Then visit
Siddhatek,Pali, Mahad, Theur, Lenyandri, Ozar, Ranjangaon and then again
Moregaon will end you Ashtavinayak Yatra.
is another name of Lord Ganesh, the God loved and worshiped by every
Hindu. Lord Ganesh is the protector of his devotees. Eight effigies found
among the nature, sculptured by nature have been housed in the temples
created ages ago at the places where the effigies were first identified.
These 'Swayambhu' effigies. Now the
sacred idols, is the famous "Ashta Vinayak." Special S.T.
buses ply between Pune and all the Ashta Vinayak temples. Tours are also
organized by private operators. Dharmashala, Lodges and M.T.D.C. resorts
almost at all the places for visitors to reside. Ashta
Vinayak Temples are within the range of only 20 to 110 Kms.
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