Theur: Shree Chintamani


About Theur

Theur is situated in Haveli Taluka of Pune District. The distance of 25kms from Pune. Theur is situated at the confluence of the Mula,Mutha,& Bhima rivers. The place is full of green beauty. ugar is cultivated on a large scale in Theur. Chintamani Vinayak relates to the legend of Kapila Muni and the Chintamani gem that he had obtained from Shiva. Theur is is the nearest astavinayak from Pune.

About Temple

The temple is build during the rule of Peshwas and built by Dharanidhar Maharaj Dev in the family of Morya Gosavi. The total cost of expenditure incurred to make the temple was Rs. 40,000  which in today's world amounts to Rs 400 million. The temple is made so strong that it still has the same structure even after 400 years of existence, the gathering hall is still original made with wood.

          As Peshwas visited these place very frequently, the two 5 metal bell bought from Europe from the church was one kept in Mahad  and other one was kept here . As after the death of Madhav Rao Peshwa, his wife went for sati, the beautiful  garden was made in her memory is very attractive to see.

The Lord Ganpati here is also named as Chitamani.

To visit these place you will have to travel through S.T. buses or any other road means of transport, these is the only way to reach here. The temple comes in the range of Pune district.

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