The book consists of the description of temples in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. Author includes information as in the history of many templs,details about the various households or 'kuls' like the Chitpavan,Karhade,Devrukhe Brahmins are include as per the reports or 'Kulvruttanta'.
Author provides some specific concepts used in relation to the temples with their purpose and significance. Further to start,authors brief history of the district Ratnagiri along with some major temples listed out as tourist attractions.
There also is significance of the temples in Kokan and various ways and belifs in their tradition followed including different style of temple construction due to climatic conditions.Brief history of each temple along with its physical details like dimonsions its location,God,Statues,carvings and its details are provided.Illustrative coloured photographs are also provided with bifurcation of temples located in talukas like Chiplun,Khed,Mandangad,Dapoli,Guhagar,Sagameshwar,Ratnagiri,Lanja,Rajpur.