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Titwala (India)
Coordinates: 19°17′44″N73°12′28″E / 19.295428°N 73.207694°E / 19.295428; 73.207694
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Maharashtra
District Thane
7.5 m (24.6 ft)
  Official Marathi , English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
421 605
Telephone code0251
Vehicle registration MH-05

Titwala is a town near Kalyan in the Indian state of Maharashtra Located In Thane District. Titwala is famous for the Siddhivinayak Mahaganapati Temple (Titwala), wherein lakhs of devotees visit this temple during Ganesh Chaturthi and Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi.[ citation needed ]



Titwala dam on Kalu river Titwala dam.jpg
Titwala dam on Kalu river

It is a very old river


It is the site of a temple of Ganesha and purportedly the hermitage where Shakuntala was born. [1]

The Siddhivinayak Mahaganapati Temple is located at Titwala. The day of 'Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi', a holy day in the Hindu Calendar, attracts large crowds. Titwala attracts visitors from the suburbs of Mumbai. Believers claim that if Mahaganapati is worshiped regularly, marriages of those wanting to be united can be arranged and that conflicts between husband and wife can end and those that desire a son or daughter, will have one born to them. [2]

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  1. "Study Guide for Kalidasa: The Recognition of Sakuntala". Source: Kalidasa: The Loom of Time. Penguin Books. Retrieved 14 August 2009.
  2. Village website