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A Serene place in Mana

This is the cave in which Ganeshji wrote the Story of Mahabharata as dictated by Sage Ved Vyas. He... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Haresh K
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Mumbai, India
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Small Village ... Many Legends

Before knowing Ganesh Gufa, one must undertand Mana Village ... I small village of say 600 odd... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
sandeepsahajpal
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the cave in which Ganeshji wrote the Story of Mahabharata as dictated by Sage Ved Vyas. He wrote this non-stop for many days.the whole village of Mana is a divine place worth the visit to spend approx 4 to 5 hours to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Before knowing Ganesh Gufa, one must undertand Mana Village ... I small village of say 600 odd population at almost a stone's throw away (in fact 3-4 KM) from Badrinath ... Actually it is at the far end of North Eastern Uttarakhand where India touches...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank sandeepsahajpal
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

It is 3 KM from Badrinath, on a Tibetan border village, Mana! It is said that Lord Ganesha was writing the Mahabharata, as narrated by Sage Vyada i this very place!Since the nearby Saraswathi River, was disturbing Lord Ganesha,while writing the Mahabharata, it is said,Lord...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Nice temple of Lord Ganesha situated in a cave . About 2 Kms from Sri Badrinath. Legend has it ,that Ved Vyas rishi requested Lord Ganesha to remove all obstacles so that he could write the epic Mahabharata here.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank vipina776
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Need to trek to reach this place. This place belongs to lord ganesha. Here ganesha wrote the epic mahabharata with the help of sage vyas. This is best if done with vyas gufa.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Lalbahadur
Reviewed 1 December 2017

It's around a km by walk, once the vehicles are stopped in Mana village. A narrow lane type, but well cemented road, amidst shops, take us to Ganesh Gufa, Vyasa Gufa, Bhim pul and other places. Ganehs gufa is the first one and with another...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank SriniThiru
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is a small cave located in Mana village where Lord Ganesha had written the ‘Mahabharata’ as dictated by Vyas Muni. Some trekking exercise is required to reach this point which is located at elevation.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank AdvSiddharthVerma
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Unlike the Vyas gufa, the cave has a temple front, and unless you go around, the character of the cave is missing. The Ganesh gufa has religious significance as the place where Ganesha sat and wrote the Mahabharata as a scribe, and is in the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank karthikiyengar111
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Ganeshgufa four km away from badrinath temple & two km away from Mana village. God vinayaka was written Mahabharata at this place.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Maheshkaiga
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is where Lord Ganesh took down the Mahabharata as dictated by Veda Vyasa. He had to write only after understanding everything that he heard. This was a counter condition when he demanded that Veda Vyasa should not stop dictating.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Narasimhananda
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Response from Haresh K | Reviewed this property |
No it is 100 steps which you have climb the whole Mana Village is lovely you can visit all the popular places by foot it takes about 3 to 4 hours
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