Close to Annapurna Temple is the temple Sakshi Vinayaka or the "witness-bearing Lord Ganesha or Vinayaka”. Though the idol of Lord Ganesh on the plinth is grand but strictly in architectural terms, it cannot be termed as temple. On the road between these two temples is a red glaring figure of Lord Ganesh, with silver hands, trunk, feet, ears, and poll, squatting down on the floor, which is raised a little above the pathway. Pilgrims, on completing the journey of the Panchkosi road (Panchkosi Parikarama), must pay a visit to this shrine, in order that the fact of their pilgrimage may be verified. Panchkosi Parikrama is the 10 miles circumambulation of the temples in Kashi. Should they neglect to do this, all their pilgrimage would be without merit or profit. The temple is in a square and was erected by a Maratha Peshwa in 18th century.