The idol of the temple, which is about four feet tall is believed to be swayambhu (self-existent). It is said that originally the idol was very small in shape, but gradually it grew bigger and bigger, increasing in size. The idol is is beautifully adorned with several golden and silver ornaments at the forehead. Among the ornaments, there is a particular piece namely Mukut (crown) which is exhibited only on the occasion of Chaturthi and Ekadashi.
Numerous devotees visited the temple every day, especially on festive occasions and religious ceremonies. Every year in the Paush month on the Sankashti Chaturthi day a grand yatra called as Tekdi Ganapati Yatra is held. The specialty of the temple is the Aarti ceremony, which is performed four times daily (6.30 am, 12.30 pm, 7.pm, 11.30 pm) and Modaka is distributed after the Aartis as a divine gift. Tekdi Ganapati Temple, managed by the temple trustees, is opens from 6.00 am.