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Gokarna Ganapati Temple



Gokarna Ganapati Temple is one of the famous and very old siddha Ganapati shrines in the State. The temple has a 5 ft tall idol of Lord Ganapati in the form of a young Brahmin. It is in the same premises as the Gokarna Mahabaleshwar. It was here that Lord Ganapati disguised as a young Brahmin and secured the sacred shivling from the hands of the demon Ravana. It is considered auspicious to offer worship here before proceeding to visit Gokarna Mahabaleshwar.



Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Uttara Kannada
Location: Gokarna

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