Shri Siddhivinayak Temple

About Shri Siddhivinayak Temple
Vital Information for Visitors

Shri Siddhivinayak Temple, Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Open & Close:

Open on all days

Visiting Timing:

5:30 AM – 9:50 PM

Puja & Aarati:

Kakad Aarti - 5:30 AM to 6:00 AM

Shri Darshan - 6:00 AM to 12:15 PM

Naivedya - 12:15 PM to 12:30 PM

Shri Darshan - 12:30 PM to 7:20 PM

Evening Aarti - 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Shri Darshan - 8:00 PM to 9:50 PM

Shejaarti - 9:50 PM

Entry Fee:



Approx 1-2hrs

Special Aarti:

Every Tueseday


Ganesh Chaturthi

Siddhivinayak Temple is a temple dedicated to Hindu God Ganesha. In the hustle & bustle of Mumbai city, where there is acceptance and space for all kinds of faith and people, is one of the most significant temples, called the Siddhivinayak Temple. Shri Siddhivinayak Temple, located in Prabhadevi is one of the popular shrines in the city where Lord Ganesha is worshipped. Lord Ganesha is also known as Ganapati, Vighneshwar, Lambodar, Vakratund, Mahakaya etc. He holds a very important place in the Hindu Mythology and way of life. It is firm belief among the Hindus that the blessings of Lord Ganesh before any new work, new place or new prospect ensure prosperous future. Siddhivinayak Temple is a standing testament of architectural beauty. It was built by Lakshman Vithu and Deubai Patil in 1801 AD. Deubai, a childless woman, made the temple with prayer that Lord Ganesha would fulfill the wish for children of other women.

The temple is known for its exquisite design and is truly one of the most magnificent shrines in the city. The castle like structure has a principal kalash, which is 12 feet high, 3 others about 5 feet high and 33 smaller ones, which makes a total of about 37 gold plated domes in all. Temple has a small shrine in a ‘Mandap’ for the statue of Siddhi Vinayak. Doors of the ‘mandap’ are made of wood. Inside the temple is Lord Ganeshas idol, sculpted from a single black stone, about two feet tall. The trunk of the idol is tilted to the right and the figure is represented with 4 hands which contain a lotus in the upper right, a small axe in the upper left, holy beads in the right and a bowl full of Modaks. Modaks, said to be Lord Ganesha’s favourite, are offered by the devotees. On both sides, figures of Goddess Ridhi and Siddhi are mounted and these Goddesses are known for sanctity, fulfilment and prosperity. There are two gates in the temple to enter - Riddhi Gate and Siddhi gate. The temple complex, which spreads over 2550 sq meters, has a small hall, where the idols are places and an octagonal shelter, which is ten feet wide, that covers Lord Ganesha’s idol. The roof is gold plated and enhances the gorgeousness of the idol. Images of Ashtavinayaka, the eight manifestations of Lord Ganesha, are carved on the wooden doors of sanctum. The inner roof of the shrine is covered with gold. The upper storey has houses where the priests reside. The temple although, visited by devotees all through, witnesses a massive gathering on Tuesdays. It is also on Ganesh Chaturthi an exceptionally large gathering of the devotees visit the Lord for his blessings.

Presently, it is the richest temple in Mumbai and often visited by Bollywood actors and politician. Idol of

Generally there are long queues for the Darshan. Siddhi Vinayak Temple committee also arranges special darshan for senior citizens and foreigners. Wheelchairs are provided to people who cannot walk much or are physically disabled for walking. In addition to conventional Pooja for the faithful, Ashirvachan Pooja is also performed. Ashirvachan Pooja is known as special Darshan Pooja. Devotees intended for this pooja are escorted from a special gate right into the Garbhagriha. The timing of Ashirvachan Pooja is from 8 am to 9 pm. Devotees after this Pooja are provided with a holy cloth (vastra) draped across their shoulders with the chanting of mantras by the temple priests (pujaris). Along with this, a photo of Lord Siddhivinayak and ‘Laddu’ as ‘Prasad’ are also provided to the devotees. Booking for Ashirvachan Pooja is simple and hassle-free. It can be booked from booking counter in the temple. Booking counter remains open from 7 am to 9 pm. Online booking for Darshan is also available for this temple. One can book it from official website of Siddhi VinayakTemple. The amount of booking for one pooja is Rs. 1000 and duration of pooja is 10 minutes approximately. Maximum four persons are allowed in one booking of Pooja. People opting for online booking are advised to have a copy of confirmation email of their booking. It will be required to show on the booking counter inside the temple 10 minutes before their appointment. There is extra charge of Rs 350 for each holy ‘vastra’ and photo of Lord Siddhivinayaka for foreigners and NRIs.

Temple remains closed during Bhog (from 12 noon to 12:35 pm) and aarti (from 7 pm to 8:15 pm) everyday; temple also remains closed from 9 pm to 10 pm on Tuesdays.

The street that leads to the premises of the Shri Siddhivinayak Temple is popularly known as ‘Phool Gali’. It’s filled with a large number of stalls where one would find shopkeepers selling fresh flowers, tulsi garlands, coconuts and yum sweets. A walk through this street is refreshing and a delight, leading to the temple where one witnesses pure energy and joy in best way possible. Temple can be reached by boarding on local trains. Nearest railway station is Dadar Railway, or one can go by hiring auto or cab. Private buses are also can be found going towards Siddhivinayak temple.

Other attractions near the temple are Shivaji Park Beach and Worli sea link. If one wished enjoy some peace of nature, these places nearby Siddhivinayak Temple offer solace.

Mumbai Tour Packages

Exotic India Tour

Exotic India Tour

19 Nights / 20 Days
Destination : Delhi- Varanasi-Khajuraho-Agra-Jaipur-Jodhpur-Udaipur-Mumbai-Ajanta Ellora- Mahabalipuram- Puducherri- Tanjore- Madurai- Kumarakom - Cochin

 Best of India Tour

Best of India Tour

25 Nights / 26 Days
Destination : Mumbai- Udaipur- Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Nagaur-Pushkar-Jaipur- Agra- Gwalior- Orchha-Khajuraho- Varanasi-Ajanta - Ellora-Kovalam- Alleppey - Cochin

Central India Cultural Heritage Tour

Central India Cultural Heritage Tour

11 Nights / 12 Days
Destination : Delhi – Bhopal – Bhimbetka- Sanchi- Udaygiri-Ujjain – Maheshwar – Mandu – Omkareshwar – Burhanpur – Ajanta- Aurangabad – Ellora-Mumbai

Golden Triangle with Ajanta Ellora Mumbai Tour

Golden Triangle with Ajanta Ellora Mumbai Tour

7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination : Delhi-Agra-Fatehpur Sikri-Abhaneri-Jaipur- Ajanta- Ellora – Mumbai

View All

Enquire Now

Enquire Now