Pune has its own tradition of the Ganesh Chaturthi Festival. It is the birthplace of the today’s popular Ganesh Chaturthi ten day festival.
During the ten day Ganesh Chaturthi festival huge Ganesh idols are installed in Big Mandals (also known as Pandals i.e., Stages) in various places and people visit these pandals to seek blessings of their beloved god.
There are thousands of Ganesh Mandals in Pune. Find below the best of the Ganesh Mandals in Pune which hold honors of Pune’s prestigious Ganpati pandals.
Pune has 5 Ganesh mandals which are most honored ones as they are the oldest Ganesh Mandals established in Public. During immersion process (visarjan) these 5 ganeshas have honor of first place immersions & then other ganeshas are immersed.
Established in 1893, Shri Kasba Ganpati Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal is privileged as the first honored Ganpati in Pune city being the Gram Daivat or Gramadevata (Patron deity) of Pune.
Located in Pune, Kasba Ganpati temple is one of the most ancient temples in Maharashtra. It was built in 1639 by Shivaji Maharaj and Jijabai. To Read More Click Here.
Other Popular Ganesh Pandals in Pune :
Tambdi Jogeshwari Ganapati Mandal (2nd Honored Ganapti in Pune)
Guruji Talim Ganpati (3rd Honored Ganapti in Pune)
Tulshi Baug Ganpati Mandal (4th Honored Ganapti in Pune)
Kesariwada Ganeshotsav Trust (5th Honored Ganapti in Pune)
Established in 1893, Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Trust is the richest and most popular Ganpati in Pune.
The Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple was founded in 1893 by Dagadusheth Halwai, a wealthy sweet seller businessman in Pune. To Read More Click Here.