Ozar: Shree Vighneshwar


About Ozar

The temple is situated in the Junnar District Pune.  Ozar is at a distance of 12 kms from Narayangaon . Its at a distance of 85 kms from Pune. Vigneshwara at Ozar is regarded as the slayer of the demon Vignaasura.

About Temple

Chimajiappa, the younger brother of  Peshwa made a golden top of the temple after he defeated the Portuguese in a war. The renovation of the temple was done between 1958 to 1968 and was brought to its original glory. The temple is also known as Vighneshwar
The main temple has two halls One with idol of Dhundiraj and the other has an idol of rat in running position made in white marble.

It is believed that after visiting this place God takes away your problems. The temple is surrounded by a long stone wall which acts as compound. The idol of a running mouse inside the temple is a delight to see. The eyes of Lord Ganesh is made of diamond which gives the real look to God.

The best time to visit here is during Tripuri pournima, it is a 4 day festival.

You can visit these place through S.T. buses available from Pune, Mumbai, Nasik, to Narayangaon from here another S.T. bus to Ozar.

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