VIGNESHWARA TEMPLE

Overview

The Vigneshwara Temple or Vighnahar Ganapati Temple of Ozar is a Hindu temple dedicated to Ganesha, the elephant-headed god of wisdom. The temple is one of the Ashtavinayaka, the eight revered shrines of Ganesha in Maharashtra, India. The Ganesha form worshipped here is called VigneshwaraVigneshwar or Vignahar (spelt also as Vignahara, "Remover of obstacles") and is associated with the legend of Ganesha defeating Vignasura, the demon of obstacles.The Shri Vighneshwar temple was built in 1833. The temple is famous for its Deepmala's and its Golden dome. Girijatmaj's temple is situated on the mountain away from river Kukadi, while Vighneshwara's temple is situated on the banks of river Kukadi. Among Ashtavinayakas Vighneshwara temple is the only temple with a golden dome & pinnacle.

Timings

9:00 AM to 9:00PM