Tekdi Mandir Nagpur – Tekdi Ganpati Temple in Nagpur in Maharashtra

Dedicated to Hindu God Ganesha, Tekdi Mandir in Nagpur is a very popular shrine in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. The Tekdi Ganpati Temple is located atop a hill and is near Nagpur Railway Station. Meaning of the term Tekdi in Marathis is ‘a hill.’

The temple is more 250 years old and was constructed by the Bhonsle Kings.



Tekdi Mandir is famous for a monolithic red color swayambhu murti (that which appeared on its own) of Ganpati. The murti is adorned with a mukt or crown.

The temple also has murtis of Goddess Lakshmi, Hanuman, Kal Bhairav, Radha Krishna and Mahadev Shiva.

The small temple attracts thousands of devotees daily. The numbers increase manifold during Ganesh Chaturthi, Ganesh Jayanti, Tuesdays and during Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi days.