Lord Ganesha

Temple History

Khajrana Ganesh temple built by Rani Ahilya Bai Holkar is a crowd puller in the locality. It is believed that in order to safe guard the idol from Aurangzeb, the idol was hidden in a well and in 1735, it was taken out from the well and a temple was established in 1735 by Ahilyabai Holkar belonging to the Holkar dynasty. The temple is taken over by the government and managed by the Bhatt family.


Additional Information

Mostly wednesday and sunday huge people will come to this temple for offering prayers. As per a local belief, all the wishes of the devotees are fulfilled, once they worship in this temple. The main festival of this temple is vinayak chathurthi and was held in grand manner in the month of August and September. The temple has developed a lot over the years. It has developed from a small hut to a huge temple and the most revered shrine in the city. There are regular donation of gold, diamonds and other precious jewels at the temple.The gate and the outer wall of the Garbhagriha is made of silver and different moods and festivals are depicted on it. The eyes of the deity are made of diamonds which were donated by a business man of Indore. The upper wall of the Garbhagriha is made of silver.

From Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport, Indore Khajrana Ganesh temple is around 13 Km. Taxis, auto city buses are available from here.

From Indore Junction it is 5 Km. Direct city buses are available from here. Autos and taxis are also easy available for temple.

From Sarwate Bus Stand it is 5.4 Km and 8.6 Km from Gangwal Bus Stand. City buses autos and taxis are available for here to the temple.
  • 5:00 am – 12:00 pm, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Contact Person: Maharaj Singh Kushwaha
  • Contact Number: +91-98270-69149