As the city of Bengaluru is famous for its nightlife and software culture, it also has a massive share of temples. The Ganesha temples in the Bengaluru has a specialty of its own.
On the Ganesha Chaturti, one can see all these temples flooded with devotees celebrating the festival in full swing. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, that culture cannot be witnessed this year.
Among the many temples in the city, here are 10 famous Ganesha temples.
The Bull Temple
Located in the southern part of the city, the Bull Temple also known as Dodda Ganesha Gudi houses one of the biggest Nandi idols in the world. It is located in the Bugle Rock Garden in the Basavanagudi region of Bengaluru.
Accident Ganesha Temple
It is believed to be 600 years old. It also has a legend that the founder of the city Kempegowda used to pay his respects regularly at the spot. The Chamaraja Wadeyar would bring new cars to seek blessings. It has now become an ‘accident-proof’ temples where people bring in their newly bought vehicles to make it accident-proof. It is situated on Kasturba Road.
Power Ganesha Temple
It is said to be the most visited temples in the city. Situated opposite to the Jain Temple in Jayanagar 4th Block, the temple boasts of the idol that has diamond armor around it.
Techie Ganesha Temple
The temple is also known as Sri Prasanna Ganapathi Temple is famous among the IT professionals. It is believed that people who need a boost in their career visit this temple for blessings. The temple is situated in Kormangala.
Panchamukhi Ganesha Temple
Situated in the Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway, 20 kilometers away from the city center, the Panchamukhi Ganesha Temple has 30 ft. tall Ganesha statue that has five faces. Inside the temple, there is a 6 ft. five-faced Ganesha idol.
Katte Vinayaka Temple
The Katte Vinayaka Temple located in the KR Puram locality of Bengaluru is one of the popular Ganesha temples in the city.
Sri Varasiddhi Vinayaka Temple
Another Ganesha temple situated on the southern side of the city, Sri Varasiddhi Vinayaka Temple has been the popular face for a long time. It is situated in the Banashankari 3rd stage.
Balamuri Ganesha Temple
In the Tilaknagar area of Bengaluru, the Balamuri Ganesha Temple is another place for the devotees for the city of Bengaluru.
108 Ganesha Temple
The special 108 Ganesha Temple is situated in the Kumaraswamy layout region of Bengaluru. It is another temple that lies in the southern part of the city.
Balamuri Sri Mahaganapathi Temple
This famous Ganesha temple lies in the Bommanahalli area of Bengaluru. It is regarded to be very auspicious.