A popular tourist attraction in Ujjain and one of the renowned Ganesha temples in the country, the Chintaman Ganesh mandir is located across the Kshipra river, around 8 km from Ujjain in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The name chintaman translates to ‘reliever of stress’ (one of the terms associated with Ganesha) and the temple is therefore visited by a large number of believers.
Ashtavinayak: A tour of eight abodes of Lord Ganesha
According to Hindu beliefs, Ganesha is the lord of auspicious beginnings. This is why the Chintaman Ganesh temple is frequented by devotees when they are on the verge of starting something new. The Ganesha idol in the temple is flanked by idols of his consorts Riddhi and Siddhi.
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