Temples in Theur
Shree Chintamani Vinayaka Temple
The Chintamani Temple of Theur located in the Haveli Taluka of Pune district, is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Lord Ganesha Son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. This temple is one of the most famous among the Ashtavinayaka temples and is 27 Km from the Pune district in Maharashtra. Theur is located in the Haveli Taluka of Pune district and near the river Bhima and the combined river Mula and Mutha. At Chintamani Ganpati Temple, the idol of the deity is Swayambhu in east facing Purvabhimukha, with his trunk turned left and beautiful diamonds set in his eyes. The idol is in a cross-legged seated position. There are also some festivals celebrated at Chintamani Ganpati Temple like Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayak Chaturthi, Magh Shudh and Rama Madhav Punyotsav.
The Theur is in the Haveli Taluka of Pune district, where rivers Bhima, Mula, and Mutha come together. The significance of this place is that Lord Chintamani is the god who brings peace of mind and is popular among the Ashtavinayaka temples which is 27 Km from the Pune district in Maharashtra. The temple celebrates three main events and festivals. The Ganesha Prakatostav corresponds to the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The festival is celebrated from the first to the seventh day of the Hindu month of Bhadrapada, where Ganesh Chaturthi is the fourth day.