Bijapur authoritatively known as Vijayapura, is the region base camp of Bijapur District of Karnataka. Gajanana Temple is committed to Lord Ganesha. This sanctuary was implicit 1561 by the leader of Adil Shahi Dynasty, Ali Adil Shah I. It is trusted that this place served as an imperial royal residence for a brief length. The sanctuary has 3 curves, the focal one being the most stretched out of all. The ground floor was utilized as the Durbar Hall, while the main floor, which is presently in remains, served as the private home of the illustrious family.
How to Reach
Bijapur Airport is the main airport which is well connected with other states. It falls under public-private partnership which facilitates passengers. Terminal of the airport was built over 2500 square metros. This airport is capable to hold about 100 passengers at one time. One can hire taxi and other mode of transport to reach the airport. Flights are direct and in direct which make the trip comfortable.
Bijapur railway station is just 2 km from the city where one can get many trains to different locations. Rails are well connected with other cities such as Mumbai, Hyderabad, Solapur and many more. Trains are frequent and comfortable which make the trip easier.
There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Bijapur.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Auspicious beginnings of work
- Removal of obstacles
- Renewal of energy
- Agricultural productivity
Vakratunda Mahakaaya Suryakoti Samaprabha Nirvighnam Kuru Mey Deva Sarva Kaaryeshu Sarvada
Meaning -I pray to thee O Lord, who has a curved trunk and a strong body, the shine of a million suns, to remove all the hurdles that may block me from all the tasks I intend to perform.
Agajaanana Padmaarkam Gajaananam Aharnisham Anekadantham Bhaktaanaam Ekadantam Upaasmahey
Meaning -The sun to Mother Parvati's lotus face, I worship Lord Ganesh, with the elephant face, the one who grants a lot of wishes, the one with the single tusk, I salute thee to grant my wish.
Gajaananam Bhoota Ganaadhi Sevitam Kapitta Jamboophaala Saara Bhakshitam Umaasutam Shoka Vinaasha Kaaranam Namaami Vighneswara Paada Pankajam
Meaning -Oh elephant-faced Lord, who is served by all the Ganas, who consumes the essence of Kapitta and Jamboophala, His favourite fruits, who is Uma's son, who destroys the gloom of His devotees, who handles hurdles, we worship your lotus feet.
Tatpurushaaya Vidmahe Vakratundaaya Dheemahe Tanno Danthihi Prachodayaat
Meaning -We meditate on the great power, we call upon the single tusked Ganesh, who grants wishes.