Jay Ganesh Temple is situated near malvan city. Jay Ganesh Temple was built by Shri Jayant Salgaonkar, a well-known fortune teller and maker of “Kal Nirnay” calendar. Jay Ganesh Temple is a very beautiful temple with welcoming two elephant images, beautiful carvings, marble designs and a golden idol of Ganesh with Riddhi Siddhi. Temple is built on temple architecture principles and is visited by locals and tourists alike. Shri Jayantrao personally supervised the construction. The presiding deity in the temple is Lord Ganesha, much revered Elephant God of Maharashtra. The idol is of pure gold. This main idol in the sanctum is in the traditional pose with Riddhi- Siddhi (consorts of Lord) on both sides. Siddhi is holding Dhol (Indian traditional percussion instrument) and sword in her hand while Riddhi has pen and paper in her hands. The hall has eight idols of Ganesh carved in the ceiling. One gets a very comfortable feeling of Lord Ganesh looking benevolently from all the eight directions at his disciple. The interior of the temple is very rich and has used soothing colors. A five-day annual festival of Ganesh Jayanti is celebrated on 4th Day of Magh (month in Hindu Calendar). This day is also the anniversary day of the temple. On the day of Makar Sankranti, the direct sunlight falling on the idol, where the glittering and the ever shinning Ganesha bathing in the sunlight is a sight to watch. Also, Salgaonkars have named this Ganesha idol as Jay Ganesha so as he gives blessings to all his devotees to succeed in life.

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