According to the Hindi calendar, every year Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on the fourth day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Bhadon. This year Ganesh Chaturthi is on 10th September. This festival is celebrated with reverence in all parts of the country. Especially in Maharashtra, there is a special celebration of Ganpati Puja. It is said that Ganpati Dev is worshiped by installing an idol in every house in the state of Maharashtra. On this occasion, special worship of Ganpati is done in many temples in Mumbai. Ganpati Puja lasts for ten days. On this auspicious occasion, aarti is performed along with the worship of Ganapati ji. It is a religious belief that with the mere sight of Ganpati Bappa in these temples, all wishes are fulfilled. Come, know everything about them-
Visit Bappa in Lalbagh
The king of Lalbagh is also known as ‘Navasacha Ganapati’. The Marathi word ‘Navasacha Ganapati’ means fulfiller of desires. This Ganesh Mandal has been established in the year 1934. Since that time every year Ganeshotsav is celebrated with great pomp. You have to go to Parel to see the king of Lalbagh. Every year lakhs of worshipers visit the temple to have Bappa’s darshan and get blessings when their wishes are fulfilled.
Have darshan of Ganpati ji in Siddhivinayak temple
Even on normal days, a large number of tourists and worshipers come to see Ganpati ji. It is a religious belief that any devotee who takes his wishes to the Siddhivinayak temple with true devotion. His wishes must be fulfilled. This temple was built in the year 1692. Since that time till now the Siddhivinayak temple has been rebuilt many times.
Siddhivinayak Mahaganpati Temple
This temple is in the famous place Titwala in Thane district. The distance from Mumbai to Titwala is just 55 kms. It is a religious belief that after marriage, one must visit Siddhivinayak Mahaganpati temple for happiness, peace and love in married life. At the same time, if there is a problem in one’s married life, then praying in the Siddhivinayak Mahaganpati temple removes all the sorrows. For this the Siddhivinayak Mahaganpati temple is called the temple of fulfillment of desires.