Shree Siddhivinayak temple Mumbai

Shree Siddhivinayak Ganpati Mandir is the most popular & significant places of worship of Shree Ganesh in India.Shree Siddhivinayak Temple of Mumbai located in Prabhadevi is counted amongst the most venerated temples of India. It is dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the Elephant God, and is situated in the Prabhadevi locality of the city. The credit for the construction of the temple goes to Vithu and Deubai Patil. Built in the year 1801, Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is visited by people belonging to almost all the sects of the society.

What is this Temple famous for?
The idol of Ganapati is also called Chaturbhuj as it has four arms. A lotus is held in the upper right hand symbolises auspicious piety and a small axe in the upper left, a holy rosary of beads (Japmala) are held in the lower right and a bowl full of Modaks (a delicacy which is a perennial favorite with Sri Siddhivinayak) in the lower left. On auspicious Tuesdays, the serpentine queue of worshippers is over 2 km long.

What are the Aarti timings at Siddhivinayak temple?
Aarti timings on all days except Tuesday
Kakad Aarti – The early morning prayer: at 5.30 am to 6.00 am
Shree Darshan – morning at 6.00 am to afternoon 12.15 pm
Naivedhya – afternoon at 12.15 pm to afternoon 12.30 pm
Shree Darshan – afternoon at 12.30 pm. to evening 7.20 pm
Aarti -Evening – The evening Prayer : 7.30 pm to 8.00 pm
Shree Darshan – at 8.00 pm to 9.50 pm
Shejaarti – The last Aarti of the day before bedtime : night 9.50 pm (The temple doors remain closed after shejaarti)

Aarti Timings on Tuesday
Shree Darshan – The early morning darshan: 3.15 am to 4.45 am
Kakad Aarti – The early morning prayer: 5.00 am to 5.30 am
Shree Darshan – morning at 5.30 am to afternoon 12.15 pm
Naivedhya – afternoon at 12.15 pm to afternoon 12.30 pm
Shree Darshan – afternoon at 12.30 pm to night 8.45 pm
Aarti – Night Prayer :Night at 9.30 pm to night 10.00 pm
Shejaarti – The last Aarti of the day before bedtime : night 12.30 am (The temple doors remain closed after shejaarti)

How to reach Shree Siddhivinayak Temple?
You can alight at Dadar station (western line) and take a taxi from there to the temple. You can tell the taxi driver to need to go to Siddhivinayak temple and he will take you there, with no questions asked. There are many buses that ply from the station too. The area that the temple falls under is known as ‘Prabhadevi’ area.