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Varadvinayak, Raigad

Varadvinayak, also spelt as Varadavinayaka, is one of the Ashtavinayak temples of the Hindu deity Ganesha. It is located in Mhad village situated in Khalapur taluka near Karjat and Khopoli of Raigad District, Maharashtra, India. The temple was built (restored) by Peshwa General Ramji Mahadev Biwalkar in 1725AD. Architecture Legend / Local stories Legend has it that the childless king, Bhima of Koudinyapur and his wife met the sage Vishwamitra while they had […]