Places to visit in Pune - Dagdusheth Ganpati Temple



















Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Dagdusheth Shrivastav was a trader and a sweet maker who came from Ausa, Maharashtra and permanently settled in Pune. He became a rich business man and a famous sweet seller and got his surname as Halwai. He adopted Govindseth as his son, who later replaced 1st Idol of Ganpati with a new idol. Govindseth’s son replaced 2nd idol with the 3rd one which we can see currently in the temple. This idol was known as Navasacha Ganpati.
The temple is situated in the center of city and the local market is also nearby. It is beautifully constructed with a rich history of 100 years. Jay and Vijay, the two sentials made of marbles catch the eye of all the devotees who come to visit temple. The Idol, made of 40 kg of Gold, in the temple is 2.2 meters tall and 1 meter wide. At the time of Ganpati festival, the lighting and decoration of the temple is one of the eye-catching pieces of art.
Cultural activities and the maintenance of the temple is looked after by the Dagdusheth Ganpati trust.

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