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The Chintamani Ganpati temple is located in Theur in Pune district of Maharasthra which was erected by Shri Daharnidhar Maharaj Devji a scion of Maurya Gosaviji. Then later after hundred years Madhavrao Peshwa made the Sabhamandap of the temple.

Chintamani Temple
A few years ago the temple's shikhar- the crest was anointed in gold.The idol of Chintamani is purvabhimukha which is facing east and its eyes are studded with precious stones.The main gate of the temple faces North. There is a road that connects the Mahadwar to the river Mula Muth. The Sabhamandap of the temple is made of wood and in its centre is a fountain made of Stone.

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One of the interesting things about the famous Chintamani temple is the separate section for meditation. It is called a Overry. Such sections were found often in old temples but temples made in recent times do not have these sections.There is also a small Shiva temple in the premises of this temple.

At Theyoor in the Haveli Taluka of Pune district in Maharashtra this the temple dedicated to Chintamani Vinayak. The village is along the river Mulamutha. Ganesh as Chintamani is god who brings peace of mind and drives away all perplexities of the mind. It is believed that Brahma the creator once felt tharva that is restive. To still his mind he called upon Lord Ganesh. The place where Brahma achieved the quietude he was looking for is known as the Sthavar region or as Theur.

The Vighnasura surrendered to Ganesha, pleading for mercy. The Lord agreed to spare his life, on the condition that he would never appear where Ganesha was worshipped

Time to Visit
Best time to visit the Chintamani temple is from the months of October to March

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Accommodation Facilities at the Temple
Accomodations here at the temple are easily available in lodges, tourist homes & Dharmsalas in Pune which is only 25 kms from Theur. Pune is the nearest city which is very well connected to the other major ciites by air,rail and road. Near by tourist places to Chintamani Temple


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How to Reach the Temple
  • Through Railways The Nearest Railway Station:Manjri Railway Station pune, Maharastra to reach the temple

  • Through Airways the Nearest Airport: Pune airport

  • Through Roadways the city has Excellent road network connects Mumbai and Pune. State-run as well as private buses operate on a frequent basis between the two cities. Pune is very well connected to the other major cities by air, rail and road. Nearby Cities Mumbai, Nasik, Nagpur