The Trinetra Ganesha Temple in Ranthambore, Rajasthan is one of the oldest and the most famous temples in Rajasthan. The temple is located in the magnificent fort of Ranthambore. This temple is situated at a distance of 12 kms from Sawai Madhopur.
In 1300 AD, King Hammer built a temple of Lord Ganesh. He placed the idol of Lord Ganesh, Riddhi Siddhi (his wife) and two sons (Shub Labh) along with the idol of mushak (mouse, his vehicle)
For years, Hindus from around the world come to this temple to worship Lord Ganesh, the God of Education, Wisdom, Good, Fortune and Wealth. There are mainly five types of aartis taking place every day in this well known temple
Prabhat Aarti (early morning aarti), Sringar Aarti at 9 am, Bhog at 12 noon, Sandhaya Aarti during Sunset (6:30 in the Summer and 5:45 in the winters) and Shayan Aarti taking place at 8 pm. This is a prayer Corus followed by the priests of the temple and the devotees here.
Trinetra Ganesh Temple is located at Ranthambhore in Rajasthan .The Trinetra Ganesha Temple is the famous and oldest temple of Lord Ganesha in Rajasthan that comprises of his whole family all together at one place. The temple is about 12 kms from Sawai Madhopur and is well established in Ranthambhore fort.
It is very heart touch place for devotee and visitors.The story of this temple dates back to the year 1299 when a war broke out between King Hameer and Ala-ud-din Khilji at the Ranthambore fort.
The war continued for a long time, and the food stock was running low. King Hameer was an ardent devotee ofLord Ganesha. Amidst all the problems and tensions, he never forgot to worship LordGanesha.
King Hameer saw Lord Ganesha in his dream and the Lord promised him that all the problems that he was facing would be sorted by the morning. In the morning, an idol of Lord Ganesha as Trinetra (three eyes) was found in one of the fort?s walls. As promised by Lord Ganesha a miracle happened and the war got over.
Ganesha Chaturthi is one festival that is celebrated with pomp and show in this temple. Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated to commemorate the origin of Lord Ganesha. It is believed that Ganesha was born on the day of Ganesha Chaturthi. On Ganesha Chaturthi, thousand of devotees come and worship Lord Ganesha.
Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
Do maintain silence and recite your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only.
Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
Do not smoke at Temple.Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.