Siddhivinayak mandir is one of the most beautiful temple which is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is one of the richest temples in Mumbai and is dedicated to lord Ganesha. The ancient temple was built by laxman vithu and deubai patil on November 19, 1801.
The temple has a kalash, which is pointed dome of 12 feet high gabhara weighing 1500 kg and plated in gold. So, it is facilitates the ‘darshan’ of shri Siddhivinayak mandir from either the area surrounding the gabhara or the stage constructed to conduct pujas and festivities.
The idol of ganpati is also called chaturbhuj as it has four arms. A lotus is held in the upper right hand symbolizes auspicious piety and a small axe in the upper left, a holy rosary of beads are held in the lower right and a bowl full of modaks in the lower left. On auspicious Tuesdays, serpentine queue of worshippers is over 2 km long.
Mumbai is well connected by air, rail and road and Tourists can take the city buses from any point of the city and reach this temple.