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Questions tagged [ashtavinayak]

Ashtavinayak is a reference to 8 different Ganesha temples located in Western Maharashtra. It is famous as a pilgrimage destination. Use this tag when you want to ask a question about any of these temples in particular.

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What is the legend behind Siddhivinayak? [duplicate]

The Siddhivinayak temple at Siddatek, is one of the Ashtavinayak temples. The linked wikipedia page mentions that God Vishnu is supposed to have vanquished the asuras Madhu and Kaitabh after ...
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What is the legend behind Mayureshwara?

Mayureshwara is an incarnation of Lord Ganesha in the Treta Yuga. Mayureshwara's vehicle is a peacock (and hence the name, Mayura which means "peacock" in Sanskrit), unlike Ganesha's usual vehicle, ...