Introduction

"Sthitho Bhimatire Jagadvan Kamen Harina
Vijetu Daityo Tachuti Malbhavou Kaitabhmadhu

Mahavighnarten Prakhar Tapasa Seitpado

Ganesh Siddhisho Girivarapu Panchjanak"

 

Meaning : Lord Shri Hari Vishnu , who was surrounded by fierce calamities , performed penance on mountain Siddhatek which is on the bank of river Bhima . On receiving boon from Lord Shri Ganesh, Lord Vishnu killed two demons Madhu & Kaitabh . Oh! Lord Siddheshwar Shri Ganesh accept my salutation .


Lord Vishnu got Siddhi at Siddhatek as such Ganesh idol here is called as Siddhivinayak . It is believed that Siddhivinayak leads work to the completion. Shree Siddhivinayak is supposed to be Jagrut place (awakened) of Shree Ganesh.

Morya Gosavi of Morgaon & Narayan Maharaj of Kedgaon have attained siddhi here. Peshva Senapati Shree Haripant Phadke resume his lost post by performing Vinayak's penance for 21 days.


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.