Swayambhu Ganpati Temple , Ratnagiri
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About Swayambhu Ganpati Temple
The word Swayambhu means a self-originated idol of Lord Ganesha. Swayambhu Ganpati Temple or Ganpatipule Temple is believed to be more than 4000 years old. The main idol built out of sparkling pure white sand. Another similar idol made out of copper is placed in the main chamber. The idols have been placed at such a place that at the dusk and dawn the light from the sun illuminates the idols. You can listen to the melodious chants sung by devotees at the temple.