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Chintaman Ganesh Mandir – Chintaman Ganesh Temple in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

Chintaman Ganesh Mandir is a very popular temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. Here some important facts about Chintaman Ganesh Temple:

‘Chintaman’ literally means ‘remover of worries’.

The Ganesh murti worshipped in the temple was consecrated by Lord Ram during his exile period as mentioned in the Ramayana.

Three forms of Ganesha is worshipped in the temple. They are:
Chintaman Ganesh
Icchaman Ganesh and
Siddhi Vinayak

Riddhi and Siddhi, the wives of Lord Ganesha, are enshrined on both side of the Chintaman Ganesh.

The artistically carved pillars in the assembly hall of the temple belong the Paramara period (9th – 14th century AD).

Couples come here to seek the blessings of Chintaman Ganesh before or after their marriage.

The temple also has a murti of Lord Vishnu in the complex.

Temple timings
6:30 AM to 10:30 PM