Bada Ganesh Mandir Ujjain is one of the most popular lord Ganesha temples in Ujjain, located just about 2.5 Kms from Ujjain Junction.
So if you are on Ujjain Temple visit, Situated near the Mahakaleshwar Temple, it is one of the sacred temples to visit.
Lord Ganesh is the son of Ma Parvati and Lord Shiva and is one of the most worshipped deity in India.
Lord Ganesh is regarded as the most beneficent God, bestowing wealth and success upon his devotees.
He has a very charming physique and an elephant’s tusk, and he is Parvati’s (or Goddess Durga’s) favourite son.
Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir
It is located very near the Shri MahaKaleshwar Temple.
Bade in Hindi means big or large, and Mandir in Hindi means a temple. So this temple has a huge Lord Ganesha idol , probably one of the largest Lord Ganeshas idol.
The Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir is situated near the reservoir of the Shri MahaKaleshwar Temple and is a must visit in Ujjain.
History of Bada Ganesh Mandir Ujjain
It is said that this Ganesh idol was established by Maharishi Guru Maharaj Siddhant Vagesh Pt. Narayan Ji Vyas
The Bade Ganesh Ji ka Mandir’s Ganesh idol is roughly 18 feet tall and 10 feet broad, with Lord Ganesh’s trunk pointing clockwise.
On the head of the statue is a trident and a swastika. A Ladoo is pressed into the right side of the trunk. Lord Ganesh wears a garland around his neck and has enormous ears.
The middle of the temple gate at Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir is adorned with a Panchamukhi image of Lord Hanuman. In Hindi, Panchamukhi means Five Faced. Hanuman is supposed to impart strength and power to his followers.
Being the most benevolent God, Lord Ganesha, blesses his followers with Health, Wealth and Prosperity.
Today, the temple is also a popular training center for imparting education on astrology and the Sanskrit language.
Bada Ganesh Mandir Ujjain temple timings
|Monday||5 AM – 12 PM & 4 PM – 8 PM|
|Tuesday||5 AM – 12 PM & 4 PM – 8 PM|
|Wednesday||5 AM – 12 PM & 4 PM – 8 PM|
|Thursday||5 AM – 12 PM & 4 PM – 8 PM|
|Friday||5 AM – 12 PM & 4 PM – 8 PM|
|Saturday||5 AM – 12 PM & 4 PM – 8 PM|
|Sunday||5 AM – 12 PM & 4 PM – 8 PM|
This city of Ujjain had once been one of the greatest cities of India. The city of Ujjain is often called the city of the temple as it is home to many temples, and religious sites.
So do visit this temple if you are on a trip to Ujjain and take the blessings of Lord Ganesha!