Chintaman Ganesh is the biggest temple of Lord Ganesha in Ujjain. This temple is built across the Kshipra river on the Fatehabad railway line and is located about 7 km far south-westerly to the Ujjain town. The temple is located now in the middle of the town's market.
The temple dates back to 11th and 12th centuries when the Paramaras ruled over Malwa. The Ganesha idol enshrined in this temple is supposed to be swayamabhu . Locally, Ganesha is also referred to as Chintaman. His consorts, Ridhhi and Siddhi, flank Chintaman, the assuager of all worries.
The finely-carved stone pillars in the assembly hall and the white shrine define the age-old sanctity of the temple.
Chintaman Ganesh Temple Ujjain
Time to Visit People who visit the temple believe that Wednesday is the ruling day for lord Ganesh so most of the people visit Chintaman temple on Wednesdays. Devotees offer modakas, coconut, flowers, and sainted sticks as their token of Love & prasadam to the Lord. On this particular day, the temple is crowded with people one can find long queue just to take the Darshan of lord Ganesh. Ganesh Chaturti is the main festival of lord Ganesh as during this period the temple is decorated and there are thousands of people waiting for the blessing of Lord Ganesh. Best time to visit is from October to March.