Siddhatek Ganapati Temple (Ashtavinayaka)
Siddhatek temple is situated in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra which falls into the western part of India on Bhima river. Precisely it is in the Karjat Taluka district of Ahmednagar which makes it just a 2hour drive from Mumbai. Surrounded by beautiful trees and standing tall on hillock, this temple is quite peaceful and picturesque far away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
This temple is considered to be the 2nd most prominent in the Ashtavinayak Circuit after the Morgaon temple. Piligirms often come here in large numbers almost every day to seek the blessings of lord ganesha. Another interesting fact about this temple is the Ganesha idol’s trunk at this temple is facing rightwards or else it is usually in the left side in all the temples in India. It is believed that Ganesha whose trunk is faced rightwards are very powerful and hard to please but if you manage to truly get his divine blessings, you can become mentally and physically more powerful in life with his blessings.