Saturday, October 31, 2009

Mahaganapati Titwala, Thane

The Ganesh Temple is located in Titwala of Thane District. This temple at Titwala is more properly known as the Maha Ganesh temple.

Legend has it that King Dushyant married Shakuntala in the Titwala temple.

It's believed that original Ganesh idol, was consecrated by the sage Kanva, and disappeared while the adjacent lake was being constructed. The present idol was consecrated by Madhavrao Peshwe.

Popular folklore and belief has it that if one worships the Titwala Maha Ganesh, one gets married to the person one desires. If the Lord is propitiated with all sincerity and strict religious manner, marital conflicts are settled.

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