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Shree Siddhivinayak(Siddhatek)
About Siddhatek:

Siddhatek lies in Karjat taluka of Ahmednagar district.It is situated on the banks of river Bhima. Wheat and Sugarcane fields are seen everywhere.Small houses covered with grass and walls made up of soil is speciality of this area.
Getting There:
  • From Mumbai one can go to Pune, from Pune one can reach Siddhatek in the following ways:
  • State transport buses are available from Pune's swargate bus depot and Shivajinagar bus stand.
  • On Pune-Solapur railway line, get down at Daund railway station,from Daund, Siddhatek is at a distance of 18kms.State transport buses are available till Shirapur which is 1km prior to Siddhatek.By walking down 1km from Shirapur you come across river Bhima.On crossing river Bhima by boat you will come in Siddhatek.
  • If you go to Siddhatek without crossing the river you have to follow a long route of 48kms from Daund-Kashti-Pedgoan.

Shree Siddhivinayak's Temple and Idol:

Shree Siddhivinayak’s temple is on hill top facing north. The swayambhu idol of Shree Siddhivinayaka is placed in brass frame. Brass idols of Jay & Vijay are placed on both sides of Siddhivinayaka. In the Sanctum itself there is a Shivapanchayatan & goddess Shiva’s small temple. Hall of the temple was previously built by Baroda’s landlord late Shri Mairal. It was broken in 1939 & was rebuilt by all Ganesh devotees in 1970. The idol is swayambhu, three feet tall, facing north with his trunk turned right. Idol is Gajmukh, however belly of the idol is not big. Riddhi & Siddhi are sitting on one lap of Vinayaka. Face is very calm & serene. The pradakshana (circumnavigation) of this God is said to be very fruitful. One has to travel 5 k.m. to comple one pradakshana as the idol is attached to the hill itself.

|| Shree Madhukaitabhavivardo Ganesha Jayati ||

|| Vigneshwar || Varadvinayak || Mahaganpati || Moreshwar || Girijatmaj || Siddhivinayak || Chintamani ||Ballaleshwar ||

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