Mumbai Darshan

Siddhivinayak(Mumbai)

Siddhivinayak Siddhivinayak Siddhivinayak

         Shree Siddhivinayak Ganpati Mandir is the most popular & significant places of worship of Shree Ganesh in India.Shree Siddhivinayak Temple of Mumbai located in Prabhadevi is counted amongst the most venerated temples of India. It is dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the Elephant God, and is situated in the Prabhadevi locality of the city. The credit for the construction of the temple goes to Vithu and Deubai Patil. Built in the year 1801, Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is visited by people belonging to almost all the sects of the society.

         Ganesh, the son of Shree Shiva is one of the most prominent altars, faithfully invoked and dedicatedly worshipped by a large number of devotees. The idol of Shree Siddhivinayak is of black stone and is 2.5 feet high and 2 feet wide, with the trunk on the right. The upper right hand holds a lotus, the left an axe. The lower right hand holds a rosary and the lower left holds a 'modaka'. Around the neck is the snake like sacred thread. The idol is carved out of a single stone. The idols of Riddhi and Siddhi are on either side of Shree Siddhivinayak. Riddhi and Siddhi are Goddesses of success, riches and prosperity. The auspicious idol of Shree Siddhivinayak with its trunk bent towards the right is unique, as the trunk is usually found curving leftwards.

         The Kalash is a pointed dome at the top and is of religious significance. The Kalash, which adorned the earlier temple was lowered with proper rituals and is now kept as an exhibit within the temple premises. The temple as it stand now has been constructed after deliberations with experts on Hindu religion and customs so as to maintain the sanctity of the idol as per the Hindu Shastras. The idol of Shree Siddhivinayak has not been touched in the process of rebuilding the temple. The Gabhara of the new temple structure has been designed with an aim to attain maximum convenience and comfort for the devotees. It is a spacious enclosure with 3 main doors of about 13 feet height. This facilitate the 'Darshan' of Shree Siddhivinayak from either the area surrounding the Gabhara or the stage (Sabha Mandap) constructed to conduct pujas and festivities, under the directives of the Management. A mezzanine floor with a viewers gallery has been constructed in symmetry with the Gabhara thus enabling scores of devotees to seek the Lord from there. The area surrounding the Gabhara has been designed as a sitting area and the stage adjoining the same is utilised as a platform for common Darshan sought by the devotees who are unable to spend hours in serpentine queues to go inside the Gabhara.

Daily Schedule in Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai

Schedule on Wednesday to Monday.

Early Morning 5.30 a.m. to 6.00 a.m.--Kakad Aarti.(Morning Prayer)

Morning 6.00 a.m. to afternoon 12.15 p.m.--Shree Darshan

afternoon 12.15 p.m. to afternoon 12.30 p.m.--Naivedhya

afternoon 12.30 p.m. to evening 7.20 p.m.--Shree Darshan

evening 7.30 p.m. to evening 8.00 p.m.--Aarti (The evening Prayer)

at 8.00 p.m to at 9.50 p.m.--Shree Darshan

at 9.50 p.m--shejaarti ( The Temple is fully closed till next morning after 'Shejaarti'.)

Schedule on Vinayaki Chaturthi

Kakad Aarti - The early morning prayer: at 5.30 a.m. to 6.00 a.m.

Shree Darshan - morning at 6.00 a.m. to morning 7.30 a.m.

Abhishekha, Naivedhya and Pooja Aarti - morning at 7.30 a.m. to afternoon 1.00 p.m.

Shree Darshan - afternoon at 1.00 p.m. to evening 7.20 p.m.

Aarti - Evening Prayer :at 7.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Shree Darshan - night at 8.00 p.m. to night 9.50 p.m.

Shejaarti - The last Aarti of the day before bedtime : night 9.50 p. m. (The temple doors remain closed after shejaarti)

The Devotees are not permitted in the main Temple are from 7.30 a.m. to 1.00

p.m. , when the Maha abhishekha is performed. During that time fllowers and fruits are not allowed .

After 1.00 p.m. darshan will get as per daily schedule.

Schedule on Sankashti Chaturthi

Shree Darshan - The early morning darshan: 4.30 a.m. to 4.45 a.m.

Kakad Aarti - The early morning prayer: 5.00 a.m. to 5.30 a.m.

Shree Darshan - The early morning darshan: morning 5.30 a.m. to 90 minutes Before Moonrise at night Pooja, Abhishekha, Naivedhya 90 minutes Before Moonrise

Aarti - prayer at night : After Moonrise (Pooja after Abhishekha)

Shree Darshan - After Aarti till Quee finished

Shejaarti - The last Aarti of the day before bedtime : after Moonrise 90 minutes Shejaarti (The temple doors remain closed after shejaarti) Temple door close during Pooja, Abhishekha, and Aarti at 90 minutes Evening before Moonrise by that time Ganesha Darshan will be posible from a far distance.

Schedule on Maghi Shree Ganesh Jayanti

Shree Darshan - The early morning darshan: 4.00 a.m. to 4.45 a.m.

Kakad Aarti - The early morning prayer: 5.00 a.m. to 5.30 a.m.

Shree Darshan - The early morning darshan: 5.30 a.m. to 10.45 a.m.

Pooja, Abhishekha, Naivedhya and Aarti - morning at 10.45 a.m. to afternoon 1.30 p.m.

Shree Darshan - afternoon 1.30 p.m. to evening 7.20 p.m.

Aarti - The Prayer at evening : evening 7.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Shree Darshan - The Night Darshan: night 8.00 p.m. to till shejaarti

Shejaarti - The last Aarti of the day before bedtime :Shejaarti after rathashobhayatra finished (The temple doors remain closed after shejaarti) Temple door remain close from Morning 10.45 a.m. to afternoon 1.30 p.m. for pooja, naivedhya and Aarti by that time Ganesha Darshan will be posible from a far distance.

Schedule on Bhadrapad shree Ganesh Chaturthi

Shree Darshan - The early morning darshan: 4.00 a.m. to 4.45 a.m.

Kakad Aarti - The early morning prayer: 5.00 a.m. to 5.30 a.m.

Shree Darshan - The early morning darshan: morning 5.30 a.m. to morning 10.45 a.m.

Pooja, Abhishekha, Naivedhya and Aarti - morning at 10.45 a.m. to afternoon 1.30 p.m.

Shree Darshan - afternoon 1.30 p.m. to evening 7.20 p.m.

Aarti - The Prayer at evening : 7.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Shree Darshan - The Night Darshan: 8.00 p.m. to 10.p.m.

Shejaarti - The last Aarti of the day before bedtime : night 10.00 p. m.(The temple doors remain closed after shejaarti)

Temple door remain close from Morning 10.45 a.m. to afternoon 1.30 p.m. for pooja, naivedhya and Aarti by that time Ganesha Darshan will be posible from a far distance.

How to Reach

Siddhivinayak Temple is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai in Maharashtra State of India. Mumbai has Airport. It is well connected by Railway Station and by Bus with the important cities of India

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