Friday, July 17, 2020

Shree Siddhivinayak Temple | Know your Temples

1. The Shree Siddhivinayak Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to whom?

Lord Shiva
Lord Ganesha
Lord Vishnu
Lord Brahma
2. Shree Ganesh is the first to be worshipped before beginning any new project or venture as he is the destroyer of obstacles, known as ?
3. Shree Siddhivinayak Mandir is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra. It was originally built by whom on 19 November 1801?
Ramakrishna and Laxman Vithu
Ramakrishna and Deubai Patil
Laxman Vithu and Deubai Patil
Jambhekar Maharaj
4. The Shree Siddhivinayak idol has four hands (Chaturbhuj), which contains a lotus in upper right, a small axe in upper left, holy beads in the lower right and a bowl full of Modaks. The outstanding feature of Shree Siddhivinayak deity is the tilt of the trunk. To which side it is tilted?
Upper Side
Left Side
Right Side
5. The trunk on the right side of Lord Ganapati is Known as?
Ashtavakra Ganapati
6. Which delicacy is a perennial favorite with Shree Siddhivinayak?
Modak (Laddu)
7. Siddhivinayak is well known as " ___________Ganapati" or "__________ Pavanara Ganapati" ('Ganapati bestows whenever humbly genuinely prayed a wish') among devotees.
Navsacha, Navasala
Navriddhi, Navsiddhi
Navvinayak, Navasala
Navsacha, Navvinayak
8. Which goddesses (goddesses signifying sanctity, fulfillment, prosperity and riches) are on both sides Shree Siddhivinayak idol?
Lakshmi and Saraswati
Riddhi and Siddhi
Lakshmi and Riddhi
Lakshmi and Siddhi
9. Ramakrishna Jambhekar Maharaj, a disciple of the Hindu saint Akkalkot ________________, buried two divine idols in the front of the presiding deity of the temple on the orders on his guru. It is claimed that after 21 years after the burial of the icons, a mandar tree grew at that spot with a svayambhu Ganesha in its branches - as prophesied by the saint.
Swami Ramdas
Swami Ramteerth
Swami Samarth
Swami Ankleshwaradas
10. The temple has a small mandap with the shrine for Siddhi Vinayak ("Ganesha who grants your wish"). The wooden doors to the sanctum are carved with images of the eight manifestations of Ganesha in Maharashtra. These eight manifestations are known as?

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