Rathotsava in Shantadurga Temple near Ponda, Goa

Rathotsava in Shantadurga Temple of Kavalem village in Ponda Taluka near Panaji in Goa is organized on Vasant Panchami (Shukla Paksha Panchami in Magh Month). In 2014, Shantadurga Temple Rathotsava date is February 4. Goddess Shantadurga (Santeri) is a manifestation of Goddess Durga who meditates between Lord Vishnu and Shiva. As per the local legends, […]

Manguesh Temple in Mangeshi Goa, Famous Shiva Temple in Goa

Shri Manguesh Temple, also known as Mangesh Mandir or Mangireesh Temple, is a popular temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in Mangeshim village of Ponda taluka in Goa. The temple is located at a distance of 22 km from Panaji and 26 km from Margao. The words, “Mam Grisha” came to be associated with this story […]