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Ganapati Temple Pune

Location: 26 km from Pune
Dedicated To: Lord Ganesha

Ganapati Temple, PuneGanapati temple is situated in Theur, at a distance of approximately 26 km from Pune. Counting amongst the eight Ashtavinayakas of Maharashtra, the temple dates back to the 17th century. It is dedicated to Lord Ganesha, a Hindu deity, and is said to be owned as well as controlled by Lord Ganesha Himself. Pune Ganesha temple has an interesting legend associated with it. Read on further to explore the Ganapati Temple of Poona, India.

It is believed that during the phase of economic and political crisis in Pune city, Lord Ganesha acted as its protector. During that period, He appeared in the dream of a person and instructed him to unearth His idol from a particular place. The Ganesha temple of Pune was later constructed, by the mother of Chatrapati Shivaji, at the same site where the idol was found.