Come join with us on a tour for Astavinayak tour from Mumbai with Swastik tours. Ashtavinayak darshan from mumbai is one of the most popular pilgrims of Maharashtra. Astavinayak which means eight Ganeshas, is a yatra or a pilgrimage to eight Hindu temples in the state of Maharashtra, India. This darshan is a holy trip that houses eight different idols of Lord Ganesha which includes Moreshwar, Mahaganpati, Chintamani, Girijatmaj, Vigneshwar, Siddhivinayak, Ballaleshwar and Varad Vinayak
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Each of these holy temples have their own history and importance associated to it. There are many mythological stories behind each of these temples stating the importance of each Ganesh idol. The temples covered in the tour have special relevance and importance in the evolution of Hindu religion. Some of these temples were recently renovated while some were renovated earlier during the Madhavrao Peshwa period. The Ganesh idols of these temples are self-existent and are as they were found. It is said that each of these idols of the Ashtavinayak is an incarnation of Lord Ganesha.
The temples of Astavinayak are amongst the must visit Hindu pilgrimages in India. The temples are located in the two major cities of Maharashtra that is Mumbai and Pune, of which one is the financial capital of India and the other is the cultural capital of Maharashtra. These temples are easily accessible from cities and can be visited by hiring private taxi or availing a complete Ashtavinayak tour from Mumbai. However, covering all the eight temples in one day is difficult hence you can opt for a one day tour package or a two day package of the Ashtavinayak darshan. To visit all the eight temples a two day tour package is an ideal option. In a two day Astavinayak yatra from Mumbai we break the journey to complete the tour in two days for visiting all the holy temples.