Titwala

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Titwala
Titvala
town
Nickname(s): Titwaleshwar
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Thane
Elevation 7.5 m (24.6 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 26,331
Language
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 421 605
Telephone code 0251
Vehicle registration MH-05

Titwala is a small town near Kalyan in the Western Indian state of Maharashtra Located In Thane District. Titwala is famous for the Siddhivinayak Mahaganapati Temple (Titwala), wherein lakhs of devotees visit this temple during Ganesh Chaturthi and Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Titwala dam on Kalu river

Temples[edit]

Siddhivinayak Mahaganapati Temple

It is the site of a temple of Ganesha and purportedly the hermitage where Shakuntala was born.[1]

The Siddhivinayak Mahaganapati Temple is located at Titwala. The day of 'Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi', a holy day in the Hindu Calendar, attracts large crowds. Titwala attracts visitors from the suburbs of Mumbai. Believers claim that if Mahaganapati is worshiped regularly, marriages of those wanting to be united can be arranged and that conflicts between husband and wife can end and those that desire a son or daughter, will have one born to them.[2]

Panoramic view of infrastructure in Titwala

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Study Guide for Kalidasa: The Recognition of Sakuntala". Source: Kalidasa: The Loom of Time. Penguin Books. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  2. ^ Village website

3. Titwala Is Famous For Siddivinayak Mahaganpati Temple.