Ganapatipuleis a small town situated in Ratnagiri district on the Konkan coast of Maharashtra. Chiplun city is situated in the north of it. And located here: Shri Ganapatipule Temple is a temple of a self-proclaimed Ganesh. It is said that thousands of years ago the statue of Shri Ganesha came out of the soil and at that place Ganesh ji’s Ganpatipule temple is today.
Here the statue of the deity is the west face, unlike the deities in Indian temples, who face the East. It is believed that Shri Ganapatipuleprotects everyone from the disasters coming from the western door. GanapatipuleTemple is 375 kilometers south of Mumbai and is one of the most beautiful beaches along Konkan coast – a delightful escape that attracts peace seekers, beach lovers, and pilgrims alike.