that onerous duty is entrusted to Vinayaka by Lord Mallikarjuna Swamy at
Srisailam. Among the many most visit-worthy places' at Srisailam, Sakshi
Vinayaka shrine on the way to the much popular and ardently adored
Sikhareswareswara Swamy Sannidhi from where the visitors avail the Sikhara
Darsanam is a miss-not shrine.
shrine although small, is installed with a big size beautiful icon of Ganapathi.
It is a good specimen of high sculptural artistry and bends heads with its
majesty, splendor and posture. It is well adorned with garlands and glittering
jewels. It is a single cell temple with provision for pradakshina.
Nityanaimithika Puja is offered. And he is held in high esteem. Devout people
with unequalled devotional fervor worship him and take vows to tread honest
path. Dishonest double dealers are scared of him terribly and think of bypassing
their visit to his shrine.