Siddhivinayak Temple situated in the busy port city of Mumbai is one of the oldest temples in Mumbai. This temple is of Lord Ganesha who is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. it is very famous here too and people come to get blessings from lord ganesha from everywhere.
Siddhivinayak Temple Mumbai :
It is firmly believed that invoking of Siddhivinayak with great respect, belief and fervor can fulfill all desires. The great 2.5 ft high idol of Ganesha is carved out of black stone. Live darshan can be viewed at the link – http://www.siddhivinayak.org .
Shri Ganesha is a prime deity and is worshipped prior to any puja performance of any deity. The daily schedule of Aarti and main darshan are from Wednesday to Monday are as follows:-
- Kadak Aarti – 5:30- 6:00 am
- Shri Darshan – 6:00 am-12:15 pm
- Naivedya – 12:15- 12:30 pm
- Shri Darshan – 12:30- 7:20 pm
- Evening Aarti – 7:30- 8:00 pm
- Shri Darshan – 8:00- 9:50 pm
- Shejaarti – the last bedtime Aarti at 9:50 pm.
The temple closes its door after Shejaarti.
Tuesdays are special, auspicious days of Siddhivinayak temple. The temple is overcrowded with devotees all day long for live darshan on this auspicious day. The timings of Aarti and Shri Darshan are altered to accommodate the surge of devotees’ crowd. The Shri Darshan can be viewed from the early hour of 3:15 am. Vinayak Chaturthi and San Kashti Chaturthi are the main festivals celebrated in the temple premises.
Special Abhishek Darshan and Maha Abhishek Darshan are awaited by the devotees, which are performed on these auspicious days. The special puja days and Abhisheks can be viewed online with a very clear view. The facility of live darshan online has bought relief to many devotes who are unable to travel to the temple campus for various significant reasons.