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Maha Lakshmi Temple, Bandora

Maha Lakshmi Temple, Bandora

A famous abode of Goddess Mahalakshmi in Goa. As is in the case of many Hindu temple in Goa this one also suffered much from the Portuguese vandalism; but some how it withstood that. Legend…

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Nagesh Temple, Bandora

Nagesh Temple, Bandora

One of the oldest surviving Hindu temples of Goa. Unlike many other Hindu temples which had to be shifted from the original place due to the Portuguese attack, this temple stands at the same place…

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Mahalasa Temple, Mardol

Mahalasa Temple, Mardol

A popular temple of the region. Goddess Mahalasa is the incarnation of Lord Vishnu in the form of Mohini. The legend of Mohini is associated with the the story of Palazhimanthan (churning of the Sea)…

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Sri Ramnathi Temple, Goa

Sri Ramnathi Temple, Goa

A famous abode of Lord Vishnu in Goa and also one of the five important temples of Gowda Saraswata Brhamins of the region. Legend is that Lord Sriram consecrated this temple on his return from…

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Shantadurga Temple, Kavlem, Goa

Shantadurga Temple, Kavlem, Goa

Another Hindu temple of Goa which had to be shifted from its original place following the attack of the Portuguese rulers. Originally the deity was at a place called Kelsi before getting shifted to the…

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Sri Mangesh Temple, Goa

Sri Mangesh Temple, Goa

A famous abode of Lord Shiva in Goa. The history of the temple is closeley linked to the political history of the Portuguese Goa too. During the Portuguese rule of Goa the foreign rulers did…

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Mahadev Temple ( Lord Shiva), Tambadi Surla, Goa

Mahadev Temple ( Lord Shiva), Tambadi Surla, Goa

The oldest surviving Hindu temple in Goa. Bulit by Sri. Hemadri, a minister of the Yadav Kingdom, around 1271 AD; some consider it as a Kadmba dynasty construction. The small but beautiful temple is made…

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Sapta Koteshwar (Lord Shiva) Temple, Narve, Goa

Sapta Koteshwar (Lord Shiva) Temple, Narve, Goa

A famous Hindu temple of Goa; dedicated to Lord Shiva known as Saptakoteshwar. The name is derived from the legend associated with the temple. According to it Seven (sapta in Sanskrit) Sages did penance to…

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