Shri Manguesh Temple

Saivam

 

Overview

The main temple is dedicated to Bhagavan Manguesh, an incarnation of Shiva. Bhagavan Mangesh is venerated here as Shiva Linga. According to the legend, the Lord Shiva had expressed in a tiger to frighten his wife Parvati. Paravati, who was afraid at the sight of the tiger, went in search of the Lord Shiva and shouted: "girisha betrayed Mam!" (Oh Lord of mountains, save me!). After having heard the words the Lord Shiva turned back to its normal form.

Pooja
 
Like most temples in Goa, Mangueshi Temple has a large number of pujas being performed daily. Every morning, Shodshopchar pujas, namely Abhisheka, Laghurudra and Maharudra, are performed. This is followed by Maha-Aarti at noon and Panchopchar pooja at night.
 
Every Monday, the idol of Manguesh is taken out for a precession in the Palakhi accompanied by music before the evening Aarti.
 
Festivals
 
The annual festivals include Rama Navami, Akshaya Tritiya, Anant Vritotsava, Navaratri, Dussera, Diwali, Magha Poornima Festival (Jatrotsav) and Mahashivratri. Magha Poornima Festival begins on Magha Shukla Saptami and ends on Magha Poornima.

 

Location

Country
India
State
Goa
City
North goa
Location
Ponda
Address
Shri Manguesh Temple, Priol, Mangueshi, Goa, India - 403404.
Contact Info
Phone:
Mobile : 0832 234 3338
Fax :
Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Priol, Mangueshi
Nearest Railway Station
Goa (MAO)
Nearest Airport
Dabolim Airport
IN
latitude : 15.380800250 longitude :73.831398010
Corporation : Vasco da Gama
GPS Code : VOGO
Open Year
1543
Dedicated To
Lord Shiva

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