marks the birth of Lord Ganesha and is celebrated all over the country. This is
also symbolic of the advent of all festivals dedicated to other Indian Gods.
temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha is located in the fort of Ranthambhor, about
12 kms from Sawai Madhopur and it is one of the most important Ganesha temples
in the State. There is always a lot of activity at the temple because people believe
that the first invitation to a marriage should be sent to Lord Ganesha.
temple is the site for Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations attracting devotees from
all over to join in the singing of devotional songs. The Orange color in which
the idol is painted as well is the holy colour for this festival. The idol is
lavishly decorated with golden ornaments and every day felicities with huge garlands
of marigold. There are markets around the temple attracting the tourists and visitors.
is preferable to approach Ranthambhor from Sawai Madhopur, which lies on the main
Delhi-Mumbai railway line and is also connected to Jaipur by rail. A road link
with Jaipur exists as well.