Shri Kshetra Siddhatek
About Shri Siddhivinayaka Temple:This temple is built by Ahilyabai Holkar. The Panchayatana of - Lord Shiva, Vishnu, Surya, Ganapati and Parvati Devi is situated on the left side in the premises of the temple. The temple is facing towards North. Shri Siddhivinayak’s idol is Swayambhu (Self incarnated). The sanctorum is 15 feet in height and 10 feet width. There is a silver decoration set (Makhar) around SiddhiVinayaka. On the left and right side of the idol there are giant statues of Jay and Vijay respectively. The throne is made up of stone. In the inner sanctorum, there is God’s Shej (bed) room. The Mahadvara (Main Door) is situated in front of the Sabha Mandap (Hall). It has a Nagar Khana(Music Gallery) on the first floor.
The temple of SiddhiVinayaka is on a hillock. Therefore the pradakshina marg (circumambulation track) is 1km.Along the track there are four temples of Shiva, Shivaee Mata, Vishnu and the Grama devatas. Lord Hanuman’s temple is situated outside the temple. On the West, there are temples of Lord Shiva and Shivaee Devi. River Bheema flows near the temple. This river is called Dakshin Vahini (flowing from west), therefore bathing in this river is given importance. Close at hand, there is another temple of Kalabhairava. He is known to be the guard of this place.On day of Chaturthi, devotees experience three different holy appearance of grate god.
(मोरगांव, थेऊर, सिध्दटेक, चिंचवड)
श्री. सिध्दीविनायक मंदिर, सिध्दटेक येथे काल रोजी श्री दर्शनाचा योग आला, मंदिरातील स्वच्छता, सेवकांची सेवाभावी वृत्ती, प्रसन्न वातावरण, आवास, निवास, भोजनप्रसाद व्यवस्था इत्यादिमुळे मन प्रसन्न झाले.
गि. हि. तोष्णीवाल,
अंबिकानगर, केडगांव देवी,
अ. नगर - ४१४००५.