Bada Ganapati Temple of Ganesh / Vinayak Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Bada Ganapati Temple Square,, Malhar Gunj, Indore-452001

The Bada Ganpati temple is a very ancient temple and widely known for the size of the Ganesh idol. The idol is said to be the size of 25 Foot from head to crown.

Temple Etiquette

  • Footwear not allowed inside

    Footwear not allowed inside
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    Footwear to be left outside the temple. In summer be careful of the hot paving stones.

  • Prasad and donation

    Prasad and donation
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    Use your right hand to accept prasad and give donations. The left hand is considered unclean in India.

  • Dress conservatively

    Dress conservatively
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    Avoid shorts, skirts, tanktops and do not expose legs.

  • Restricted entry

    Restricted entry
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    Entry is normally restricted to temple priests in the sanctum sanctorum. Some temples restrict the entry of non-Hindus

  • Avoid cellphones

    Avoid cellphones
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    Use of cell phones is restricted normally. Photography is restricted in some temples.

  • Circumambulation or pradakshina

    Circumambulation or pradakshina
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    Devotees are to walk around the sanctum sanctorum in a clockwise direction


About Bada Ganapati Temple

Bada Ganapati Temple is is a Famous Temple in India, located at Indore, the former Holkar Dynasty ruled over the city for a long time. It had been the most prestigious and worthwhile visiting places of India, since the temple of Shri Ganesh is located there. Ganesh is considered as a God who is benevolent and most exquisite looking with the tusk of an elephant. In South India he is one of the most worshipped Gods.

Specially, Lord Ganesh is being revered in each and every house so that the blessings of the Lord help the members to find the path to success and they may also progress in this world without obstacles.

Lord Ganesh is a kind hearted God but according to mythology he loves to eat. So, during the Ganesh Chaturthi, the lord is given numerous sweets and other preparations so that mankind may be blessed by him wholeheartedly.

This Hindu Temple was built in the year 1875. According to the mythology, one of the residents of the city of Avantika or Ujjain dreamt of Lord Ganesh in his sleep. So, he rose up on the next day and prepared for the enormous statue of Lord Ganesha, so that the Lord blesses him. Bada in Hindi means large, so the temple is known as Bada Ganapati Temple, since it encloses the large statue of Lord Ganapati Bappa.The Bada Ganapati is a worthwhile site at Indore. It consists of a huge statue of Lord Ganesh, perhaps the largest in the world, which is approximately 25 feet tall and the color of the statue is Bright Orange.

 

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