Overview : The Mahaganapati temple is a God Ganesh temple located in Bangalore. There, the God faithful pray to Vidya Ganapati (The God of Knowledge) throughout the revered Sankasta Chaturthi festival in june.Different gods in the temple are Lord Satyanarayana, Lord Hanuman, Goddess Adi Parasakthi and the Navagrahas (the nine planets of the nearby planetary group).This temple is accepted to have an antiquated history going back to pre-notable times.Legends are well known about the foundation of the temple amid an incredible yajna (extensive custom love) of the legendary seven sacred holy people, or Saptarshis, to please Ganesh.There are a few instructive establishments that are partnered to the temple straightforwardly. The temple is a shelter to individuals from all classes and strolls of life, whose requests to God are accepted to be replied by Ganesh."
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.