Temples in Lenyadri
Girijatmaj Ganpati Temple
Girijatmaj Ganpati Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. It is one of the eight Ashtavinayak Temples in Maharashtra. The temple is also known as Girijatmaj temple. It gets its name from the words Girija as Parvathi and Atmaj as a son of Parvati. This is the only Ashtavinayak temple which is on a mountain. The temple is carved out of a single stone hill, which has 307 to 315 steps. It is approached after climbing steps, Out of 18 Buddhist caves in the mountain, Girijatmaj Ganpati Temple is in the 8th cave. These are called Ganesh leni as well. This cave is very cool in every weather and this cave is very clean. Outside the caves, cool water falls from the mountain. The temple celebrates the usual festivals associated with Ganesha, Ganesh Jayanti and Ganesh Chaturthi. At the time of Ganesh Jayanti, the temple is decorated with flowers and lighting. The best time to visit the Girijatmaj Ganpati temple is the month of August to September.
Visit the most popular temples in Lenyadri, to take the blessing of Parvati's Son. There are many popular and ancient temples like Girijatmaj Ashtavinayayk Temple and many more pilgrimage sites to visit. These temples are famous for their architecture and sacred sculptures and are located in hilly areas. The best time to visit Lenyadri is from August to September and especially on festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi and Ganesh Jayanti. you can get to know about the timings of darshan, aarti and much more.