Ganeshpuri is a small township about seventy-five kilometres
from Mumbai in Akloli
District, near Thane, which houses the ashram of
Swami Nityanand Maharaj. It is located on the banks of the Tansa. Swami
Nityananda founded Shri Gurudev Ashram or Gurudev Siddha Peet in 1949
where he had three rooms built for his disciple, Swami Muktananda. Swami
Muktananda named it Shree Gurudegv Ashram in memory of his guru who
attained Mahasamadhi in August 1961.
Before the emergence of this ashram Ganeshpuri was famous for hot-water springs. A number of hot-water springs could be noticed in the bed of the Tansa and surrounding area.
In front of the temple dedicated to Shri Bhimeshwar, there are four kundas, which according to the local tradition are said to have been built for 800 years ago. Water collected in one of the kundas flows to the second, from there to third and subsequently to fourth from where it flows to into the river.
The nearest airport is at Mumbai . The nearest railway station is on Vasai Road (29-km) on Western railway and 3-km away is Vajreshwari. Tourists can access this place by road, state transport ply buses regularly from Thane.
For accommodation hotels are available at Thane.