Introduction


"Vedo Sanstuvaibhavo Gajamukho Bhaktabhimani yo
Ballaleravya Subhaktapal Narat; Khyat Sada Tishtati.

Kshetre Pallipure Yatha Kritayuge Chasmitha Laukike

Bhakterbhavite Murtiman Ganapati Siddhishwar Tam Bhaje"


Meaning:

I worshipped Lord Ganesh, who is elephant headed, who has been praised in the Vedas, who is popular by the name of his devotee (Ballal), who protects his devotees and in this kritayuga who abodes in Pallipur or Pali.


Ashtavinayaka or eight Ganeshas is located in Maharashtra state of India, The Ashtavinayaka yatra or pilgrimage covers the eight holy temples of Ganesha which are situated around Pune.