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