Ashtavinayak Temple !! Sri Mayureshwar/Moreshwar Temple !!

Jai Sriman Narayana !!
Jai Ganesha !!
Mayureshwar temple/Mayurapuri is one of the eight prominent temples of Lord Ganesha located on the river banks of Karha in the village Morgaon/Bhuswananda in Baramati, Pune, Maharashtra.   Previously, Moragon was the dwelling place of huge numbers of peacock.    Ganesha Puranam describes the incarnation of Lord Ganesha as Mayureshwara.  The  demon Sindhu, son of King Chakrapani and his wife Ugra,   harassed the life of deities and Rishis.  All the deities appealed to Lord Shiva to protect from the atrocities of the demon.   Lord Ganesha took the form of Mayureshwara riding on a peacock at the divine instruction of Lord Shiva and killed the demon Sindhu.   Lord Brahma was sanctified the idol of Lord Mayureshwara with a pronouncement that this sacred place would remain indestructible in all four Yugas.   It is believed that the worship of Ashta Vinayak should begin with the veneration of Lord Mayureshwara.   In this temple Lord Ganesha, a self manifested idol  mounted with vermillion can be seen in the sanctum along with his consorts.  In the Sabha Mandapam housed 23 idols of Lord Ganesha, includes the eight incarnation of Lord as  Vakrathunda, Mahodhara, Ekadantha, Vikata, Drumavarna, Vignaraja and Lambodhara.
Presiding deity - Lord Ganesha with his consorts Goddesses Sri Siddhi and Sri Buddhi
Theertham - Karha river
Sthalavruksham - Tarati
Worshipped by - Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva along with Goddess Sri Parvathi
Sub Shrines - Bala Ganesh, Lord Rama with his consort Goddess Sri Sita, Lord Vignesh, Lord Shiva & Goddess Sri Parvati, Chintamani, Lord Kamadeva with his consort Goddess Ratidevi, Mahaganapathi, Lord Varaha with his consort Goddess Sri Lakshmi/Boodevi, Lord Nandikeshwara, Mushika, Lord Vishnu & Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, Sakshi Vinayaka, Bhairava, Vittobha,
Festivals - Ganesh Chathurthi, Krishna Chathurthi, Shukla Chathurthi, Ganesh Jayanthi on Magh Shukla Chathurthi,  Vijayadashami, Somavati Amavasya,
This temple remains open from 7.00 AM to 12.00 PM in the morning and 4.00PM to 8.00PM in the evenings.
Jai Ganesha !!
Jai Sriman Narayana !!

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