Chintamani – Theur Ashtavinayak Tours
Location: Theur, Pune District.
How To Reach Us
Road: Twenty-two km from Pune off the Pune-Solapur highway.
Rail: Five km from Loni Railway station on the Pune-Solapur section.
The Temple and Idol:
The temple faces the north. Swayambhu (self-generated) idol with the trunk to the left.
Bhadrapada Shukla 4. Punyatithi of Ramabai Kartika Krishna 4.
Legend and History :
Ganesha is believed to have got back the precious Chinatamani jewel from the greedy Guna for sage Kapila at this spot. Moraya Gosavi attained his siddhis (spiritual powers) here. This was the favourite temple of Shrimant Madhavarao Peshwe. He stayed here during his last illness and breathed his last near the temple. Ramabai performed sati close by.