1) Athara bhuj ganapati (Athara=18, Bhuj=hands)
Situated on Shaivalya Parvat (hill) near Ramtek. It is said that Shambhuk Rishi used to stay on Shaivalya parvat. excepting Abhay hasta & Mod hasta, remaining all hands of the Gagapati idol it holds Ankush, Pash, hatvang, trishul, parshu etc. it is said that this idol is ~500 years old having 18 hands.
2) Tekadi Ganapati
Situated on Sitabardi Tekadi (hill) this is one of the famous temple in Nagpur. Estimated to be ~500 years old, the idol was found while building the railway station. it is said that this was Gram-devat (village-god) at the time of Raje Bhosale
3) Shami Ganesh – (Adasha, ~30 kilometers from Nagpur)
Stay facility is available
Panch committee is looking after daily chores of the temple.
Nature in the mandir (temple) area is beautiful.
Shami ganapati is mentioned in the Ganapati-kosha.
it is said that Raje RAghuji Bhosale used to pray this Ganesha every Sankasthi Chaturthi.
Since the Gand sthal of the Ganesh idol is slightly angled, hence it appears like dancing Ganesha.
4) Panchmukhai Ganapati (Pavani gaon, Bhandara)
situated on the bank of river Vainganga at Pavani gaon in Bhandara district.
there are about 104 Ganesh temples in this village.
5) Bhrushund Vinayak (Mendha gaon, Tumsur, Bhandara)
during 18th century BC Bhrushund rishi established this Ganesha, since he was from Naga vansha, the idol is having nose and slight mustache & beard. this may be one of the reason of being so popular.
6) Chintamani (Kalamb, Yavatmal)
Established by Kadamb rishi or also said as established by God Indra, this Chintamani is situated in the village Kalamb (~23 kilometers from Yavatmal)
The innermost room of the temples is deep inside with 29 steps to go down. Also it is said that every 12 years Ganga appears in the Ganesh kunda (kunda=holey water well). many buses ply here from Vardha-Yavatmal. also you can get stay facility at local temple Pujari.
7) Kelzar cha Varadvinayak (Kelzar, Vardha)
Situated at Pach Kuruj tekadi (hill) established by the Pandavas, this is right trunk, four handed Ganesha idol.
There is Ganesh kund at the base of temple. Made at the time of Yadavas the temple build style is called as Hemadpanthi.
8) Varad Vinayak (Chandrapur)
during 10th century BC Grutsmad rishi established this Ganesha,it is also said that this area is part of Pushpak van in Ramayana.
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