Spiritual Mumbai with Theatre
This morning you visit to the most famous temples located in the heart of Mumbai.
Siddhivinayak Ganpati Mandir :
A place, where Lord Ganesha resides. The temple has a beautiful architecture with Asthavinayak carved wooden doors, gold laid roof, mandap with the Ganesha's shrine and a statue of Lord Ganesh in the middle. Other than Lord Ganesh, the temple beholds Lord Hanuman at its periphery. This huge temple was initially a tiny place of worship, which with the love and faith of people has now changed to a large place of worship. The temple has gained importance not only due to the firm belief of its followers but also due to the constant visits by celebrities and politicians.
Timings and Other Important Information:
Wednesday to Monday
- • Kakad Aarti - Early morning prayer: from 5.30 a.m. to 6.00 a.m.
- • Shree Darshan - morning from 6.00 a.m. to afternoon 12.15 p.m.
- • Naivedhya - afternoon from 12.15 p.m. to afternoon 12.30 p.m.
- • Shree Darshan - afternoon from 12.30 p.m. to evening 7.20 p.m.
- • Aarti - Evening Prayer: from 7.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
- • Shree Darshan - from 8.00 p.m. to 9.50 p.m.
- • Shejaarti - The last Aarti of the day before bedtime: night 9.50 p. m.
- • The temple doors remain closed after Shejaarti till the next morning
Timings on Tuesday
- • Shree Darshan - The early morning darshan: from 3.15 a.m. to 4.45 a.m.
- • Kakad Aarti - Early morning prayer: from 5.00 a.m. to 5.30 a.m.
- • Shree Darshan - morning from 5.30 a. m. to afternoon 12.15 p.m.
- • Naivedhya - afternoon from 12.15 p.m. to 12.30 p.m.
- • Shree Darshan - afternoon from 12.30 p.m. to evening 8.45 p.m.
- • Aarti - Night Prayer: from 9.30 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.
- • Shejaarti - The last Aarti of the day before bedtime: night 12.30 a. m.
- • The temple doors remain closed after shejaarti
The temple doors are closed for Ganesha Pooja from 8.45 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. on all days. During this time darshan of the Lord is only possible from a distance.
Located at Breach Candy, Mahalakshami is counted among the famous temples in Mumbai. Devoted to three Hindu goddesses, Mahalakshmi, Mahakali and Mahasaraswathi, this temple is visited by large number of devotees. Statues of all the goddesses are adorned with heavy gold and diamond jewelry.
Haji Ali Dargah:
The Haji Ali Dargah sits 500 yards from the coast in the water of Worli Bay, near the neighbourhood of Worli. It is connected with the Hindu Mahalaxmi Temple via a small causeway, usually only accessible during low tide. The whitewashed structure occupies an area of 4,500 metres, and 40,000 pilgrims visit the shrine on Thursdays and Fridays. An 85 foot (26 metre) tower is the architectural highlight of the edifice.
Later in the afternoon visit Prithvi Theatre, the most famous theatre of Mumbai. :
One of Mumbai's best known theatres, it belongs to the famed Kapoor family in Bollywood. Built in 1978, it has an intimate theatre auditorium. Set in the heart of Mumbai's suburbs, the theatre with its open-air café is a warm, inviting space, a relaxed hangout and a vital breathing space in the bustling city of Mumbai. You can select from variety of options like Comedy, Drama, Fusion Music, and Plays.
Points to Note:
- • The schedule and timing of the Show will be announced 15 days prior to the performance.
- • Please be at least 15 minutes before the play time as Patrons will not be allowed once the show begins.
- • Do remember to have the to-die-for Irish Tea at the Prithvi Café.
- Prithvi Theatre Address: Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Vile Parle West, 400049
- Show Timings: Tuesday to Sunday 1.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.