: The deity is incarnation of Lord Shiva
Shri Ramnath Temple is 33 kms from Panaji in Ponda Taluka, besides the holy place of the main Ramnath deity it has four little temples of Shri Laxminarayan, Shri Shantadurga (Shanteri), Shri Betal and Shri Sidhanath. The five jointly, comprise Shri Ramnath Panchayatan. The legend in mythology says that Rameshwar is the original abode of Lord Ramnath. The Mahajans/Kulavis belong to Kaundinya and Vatsa gotra with surnames such as Acharya, Keni, Kamat, Kare, Pai, Nayak, etc. The regular / periodical utsavas are Palakhi / Roupyashibikotsova of
The annual Jatra of samsthan is held during Shivratri and Navaratri is also celebrated grandly. This is one of the first temples to build Agrashala/Rooms for visiting yatris in large scale and there are more than hundred equipped with modern amenities. However it is advisible to book in advance by writing to temple for rooms especially during Shivaratri, Navaratri Jatra season.