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Shri Mangeshi Temple, North Goa

Mangueshi Temple is the most famous pilgrimage destination in Goa state. It is most visited temple of the state. It is situated at Mangeshi Village, Ponda taluka. It is just 21 kilometers distance from Panjim city. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva in format Bhagavan Manguesh. Temple complex also has god Ganesha and goddess Parvati idols. This temple prayer (Pujas) performed daily many times which includes morning, noon, evening and night. There are many festival celebrates devotees here which includes Diwali, Rama Navami, Mahashivratri, Dussera and Navaratri etc. Generally, this origins temple was located at Kushasthali Cortalim village but is destroyed by Portuguese in 1543 but devotees it shifted to Priol village (ponda taluka). This temple renovated in 1890 by Marathas rulers. Latest is renovation in 1973 which golden kalasha. Temple has a big hall which called sabha griha. It has big space to accommodates over 500 people together with safe and secure.

Mangueshi Temple is one of the ancient temple and is located at Mangueshi Village in Priol, Ponda Taluk, Goa. It is at a distance of 1 Km from Mandol close to Nagueshi which is 21 Km from Panaji the Capital of Goa. It is one of the largest and most frequently visited temples in Goa. The temple along others in the area institutes a dress code on visitors of the temple. The temple had its origin in Kushasthali Cortalim on the banks of the River Ahganasini and is present at the place which was ruled by the Hindu Kings of Sonde of Antruz Mahal( Ponda) and it has been rebuilt and renovated twice during the reign of the Marathas again in the year 1890.
The main temple is dedicated to the main deity which is Bhagwan Manguesh who is an incarnation of Shiva and is worshiped here as Shiv Linga. According, to the legend, Shiva become tiger to scare the wife and with the sighting of tiger the Parvati got afraid and called the Father by saying Trahi Ma’am. After which Shiva come back to real form and with that the temple got established by the name of Mangueshi.

Devotees can book their seva process already which depend according type of the pooja and temple organization charged it cost.

DEVKRITYA SEVA LIST 1 Ghud Rs.500/- 2 Any type of Jap in Pradakshana area minimum Rs.500/- 3 Amount based on type of Jap to be performed Additional 4 a) Golden Palki Rs. 3000/- b) Flower Decoration Rs.1000/- 5 a) Deepstambh Rs. 1600/- b) For lighting lamps (Labour) Rs. 400/- 6 Yearly charges for Abhishek (One per month) Rs. 300/- * 7 Yearly charges for Laghurudra (One per month) Rs. 500/- * 8 Yearly charges for Nandadeep (One day in each month) Rs. 750/- 9 Yearly charges for continuous Nandadeep Rs. 2500/- 10 Kaul Receipt Rs. 10/- 11 Tulabhar Rs. 200/- 12 Ganthwal Rs. 100/- 13 Teen Dari Pooja Rs. 1000/- *Charges include postage for sending prasad by post.

Bank Detail: State Bank Of India, IFSC- SBINOOO6536 1 Shri Mangesh Devasthan A/c (Current A/c) 10905529012

Nearest Tourist Attractions: Shivaji Fort (Ponda Fort), Pandav Cave, Kesarval Spring, Verna Waterfall, Basilica Of Bom Jesus

Nearest Accommodation: Shivaranjani Residency (096732 22076), Nagesh Apartment Mangeshi, Trupti Bar & Restaurant (098235 88525)

Visit Information:-

Location: Ponda taluk, North Goa

Address:Shri Manguesh Devasthan Priol, Mangueshi, Goa 403404

Contact Numbers: +91 (832) 2343338 / 2343904

Nearest Bus Stop: Mangeshi Temple

Nearest Railway Station: Karmali

Deity: Lord Shiva

Open Days: Every Day

Established Year: 1560

Entry Fee (Ticket Price): FREE


Distance From:-

Dabolim Airport: 36.1 KM

Panjim City: 21 KM

Madgaon City: 26.8 KM

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Shri Mangeshi Temple, North Goa

Mangueshi Temple is the most famous pilgrimage destination in Goa state. It is most visited temple of the state. It is situated at Mangeshi Village, Ponda taluka. It is just 21 kilometers distance from Panjim city. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva in format Bhagavan Manguesh. Temple complex also has god Ganesha and goddess Parvati idols. This temple prayer (Pujas) performed daily many times which includes morning, noon, evening and night. There are many festival celebrates devotees here which includes Diwali, Rama Navami, Mahashivratri, Dussera and Navaratri etc. Generally, this origins temple was located at Kushasthali Cortalim village but is destroyed by Portuguese in 1543 but devotees it shifted to Priol village (ponda taluka). This temple renovated in 1890 by Marathas rulers. Latest is renovation in 1973 which golden kalasha. Temple has a big hall which called sabha griha. It has big space to accommodates over 500 people together with safe and secure.

Mangueshi Temple is one of the ancient temple and is located at Mangueshi Village in Priol, Ponda Taluk, Goa. It is at a distance of 1 Km from Mandol close to Nagueshi which is 21 Km from Panaji the Capital of Goa. It is one of the largest and most frequently visited temples in Goa. The temple along others in the area institutes a dress code on visitors of the temple. The temple had its origin in Kushasthali Cortalim on the banks of the River Ahganasini and is present at the place which was ruled by the Hindu Kings of Sonde of Antruz Mahal( Ponda) and it has been rebuilt and renovated twice during the reign of the Marathas again in the year 1890.
The main temple is dedicated to the main deity which is Bhagwan Manguesh who is an incarnation of Shiva and is worshiped here as Shiv Linga. According, to the legend, Shiva become tiger to scare the wife and with the sighting of tiger the Parvati got afraid and called the Father by saying Trahi Ma’am. After which Shiva come back to real form and with that the temple got established by the name of Mangueshi.

Devotees can book their seva process already which depend according type of the pooja and temple organization charged it cost.

DEVKRITYA SEVA LIST 1 Ghud Rs.500/- 2 Any type of Jap in Pradakshana area minimum Rs.500/- 3 Amount based on type of Jap to be performed Additional 4 a) Golden Palki Rs. 3000/- b) Flower Decoration Rs.1000/- 5 a) Deepstambh Rs. 1600/- b) For lighting lamps (Labour) Rs. 400/- 6 Yearly charges for Abhishek (One per month) Rs. 300/- * 7 Yearly charges for Laghurudra (One per month) Rs. 500/- * 8 Yearly charges for Nandadeep (One day in each month) Rs. 750/- 9 Yearly charges for continuous Nandadeep Rs. 2500/- 10 Kaul Receipt Rs. 10/- 11 Tulabhar Rs. 200/- 12 Ganthwal Rs. 100/- 13 Teen Dari Pooja Rs. 1000/- *Charges include postage for sending prasad by post.

Bank Detail: State Bank Of India, IFSC- SBINOOO6536 1 Shri Mangesh Devasthan A/c (Current A/c) 10905529012

Nearest Tourist Attractions: Shivaji Fort (Ponda Fort), Pandav Cave, Kesarval Spring, Verna Waterfall, Basilica Of Bom Jesus

Nearest Accommodation: Shivaranjani Residency (096732 22076), Nagesh Apartment Mangeshi, Trupti Bar & Restaurant (098235 88525)

Visit Information:-

Location: Ponda taluk, North Goa

Address:Shri Manguesh Devasthan Priol, Mangueshi, Goa 403404

Contact Numbers: +91 (832) 2343338 / 2343904

Nearest Bus Stop: Mangeshi Temple

Nearest Railway Station: Karmali

Deity: Lord Shiva

Open Days: Every Day

Established Year: 1560

Entry Fee (Ticket Price): FREE

Distance From:-

Dabolim Airport: 36.1 KM

Panjim City: 21 KM

Madgaon City: 26.8 KM