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Chinmaya Ganadhish – Tallest Concrete Ganesha Statute in the World

Chinmaya Ganadhish

An 85 ft tall Ganesha idol, made of cement concrete can be seen from NH4 i.e. Pune-Bangalore highway about 13 km away from Kolhapur, in Chinmaya Sandeepany Ashram. The whole structure consists of a 61 ft Ganapati seated on a 24 ft tall Meditation hall. The circular structure has a diameter of about 60 ft and weighs about 800 tonnes. 24 pillars support the Ganesha idol. Fifty skilled workers, specially called from Shimoga (Karnataka) toiled hard for about a year to complete the structure. On 19th November 2001 was the inauguration by Pujya Guruji, Swami Tejomayananda. Chinmaya Seva Trust, Maharashtra, accomplished this under the able guidance of Pujya Swami Purushottamananda, the regional head for Maharashtra-Gujarat-Goa (West Zone). Chinmaya Ganadhish has become a holy place of pilgrimage. Thousands of people visit this place specially on Sankashti Chaturthi. Every morning worship to the Lord is offered with Vedic Chanting. In the evening Aarti is performed. For more details visit:  

More Information About Chinmaya Ganadhish
  • Total Height: 85 Feet.
  • 61 Feet Ganesh, seated on hall of height 24 feet.
  • Weight: approximately 800 Tons.
  • Constructed by 50 skilled craftsmen in 18 months
  • Inaugurated on 18th November 2001.

Located in Chinmaya Ashram Toap-Sambhapur, 
Pune-Banglore Highway,
14 Km away from Kolhapur towards Pune.
Address ::
Chinmaya Sandeepany Ashram
Chinmaya Seva Trust Mahrashtra
Maharashtra ,
India 416 122
+91-230-246 5754

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