Thursday, July 15, 2010

Shri Ganesh in Tekdi Temple, Sitabardi, Nagpur

Ganesh in Tekadi Temple, Nagpur
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Shri Ganesh Tekdi Temple is situated in Sitabardi, Nagpur, Maharashtra. It is one of the ancient temples of Nagpur and is about 250 years old. The presiding deity here is Tekdi Ganapati (Lord Ganesh). This temple resides on a hill, in Marathi ‘Tekdi’ means ‘hill’, so the name Tekdi Temple.

The idol is believed to be swayambhu and is beautifully decorated with golden and silver ornaments. It is about four feet tall.



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