Pali

PALI

Shri Ballaleshwar Pali Ganpati temple is one of the eight major temples of Lord Ganesha which constitutes the divine Ashtavinayak temples. It is located in the village of Pali in the Raigad district and is situated between Fort Sarasgad and the River Amba. The Idol of Vinayaka sitting on a stone throne, faces east & its trunk is turned left. The idol has two diamonds in his eyes and one in the navel. The main feature of this temple is the 15 foot high sanctum & the gigantic metal bell in the temple which Chimaji Appa brought after defeating the Portuguese at Vasai. 

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