This village, 50 km from Pune, is known for the shrine dedicated to Mayureshawar Vinayak. Another one of the ashtavinayak (eight Ganeshas) shrines, it has an image of Lord Ganesha facing east, with images of his consorts Siddhi and Riddhi, made using brass, on either side. The Mayureshwar Ganesh Mandir is situated on the banks of River Karha. Morya Gosavi, a saint of the Ganpatya sect, is also associated with it. Morgaon is considered to be the starting and the end point of the ashtavinayak temple trail. This particular Ganesha idol has six arms, and is white, rather than grey, and his mount is a peacock. According to legend, he was born to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati for the purpose of killing demon Sindhu.

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