Prachi Bhardwaj, New Delhi: Known as 'Ekdanta', 'Vinayaka' and 'Ganpati', Lord Ganesha is one of the most beloved gods of Hindus.
Son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, Ganesha is considered to be the lord of education, wisdom, fortune, knowledge, success, wealth and destroyer of evil and is also believed to bring happiness and prosperity even for the most depressed soul.
The elephant deity is superior to all gods and is worshipped before any other on the occasion of marriage, festival, the birth of a child etc.
As Ganesh Chaturthi is around the corner, here is a list of ancient Lord Ganesh temples that you must visit-
-Shree Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai
-Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Temple, Pune
-Manakula Vinayaka Temple, Pondicherry
-Rockfort Ucchi Pillayar Koil Temple, Tamil Nadu
-Ashtavinayak – Eight Ganesha Temples, Mumbai