Sri Ashtavinayaka

Ashta Vinayak - The eight temples of Lord Ganesha

Ashtavinayaka literally means "eight Ganeshas" in Sanskrit and are located in Maharashtra.The Ashtavinayaka yatra or pilgrimage covers the eight ancient holy temples of Ganesha which are situated around Pune. Each of these temples has its own individual legend and history, as distinct from each other as the Ganesha in each temple. All the eight Ashtavinayak Templs are Swayambhu (self-originated).