Chinmaya Ganadhish

Consecration Date : 19th Nov 2001
Location : Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
Description of Diety
Lord Ganesha

About the Temple

gandeeshAn 85 ft tall Ganesha idol, made of cement concrete can be seen from NH4 i.e. Pune-Bangalore highway about 13 km away from Kolhapur, in Chinmaya Sandeepany Ashram. The whole structure consists of a 61 ft Ganapati seated on a 24 ft tall Meditation hall. The circular structure has a diameter of about 60 ft and weighs about 800 tonnes. 24 pillars support the Ganesha idol. Fifty skilled workers, specially called from Shimoga (Karnataka) toiled hard for about a year to complete the structure. On 19th November 2001 was the inauguration by Pujya Guruji, Swami Tejomayananda. Chinmaya Seva Trust, Maharashtra, accomplished this under the able guidance of Pujya Swami Purushottamananda, the regional head for Maharashtra-Gujarat-Goa (West Zone). Chinmaya Ganadhish has become a holy place of pilgrimage. Thousands of people visit this place specially on Sankashti Chaturthi. Every morning worship to the Lord is offered with Vedic Chanting. In the evening Aarti is performed. For more details visit:  


Chinmaya Sandeepany Ashram

Chinmaya Seva Trust Mahrashtra



Maharashtra , India

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+91-230-246 5754

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