Sri Mangueshi Temple

Mangueshi Temple is devoted to Lord Mangueshi which an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Shri Mangueshi temple location is Mangeshi village in Ponda Taluka. Temple distance from Panaji is 22 Kilo meters and from Margao 26 km. Mangeshi village is just 37.92 km far from Dabolim Airport. Nearest big town is Ponda for Mangeshi village and nearest railway station is Karmali which 17 km from Ponda city.

Real old temple was situated at Kushasthali Cortalim village but temple was destroyed by Portuguese in 1543. This was shifted to Mangesh Linga village from Kushasthali Cortalim village (real location) in 1560. Present temple was constructed by Shri Ramchandra Malhar Sukhtankar between 1739 -163.

Goa is place of natural beauty gift because all state is full with greenery. Goa smallest state of Indian Territory located in west India Arabic sea border. Goa has long range of natural beaches. Every year million domestic and foreigner tourists come to see its beaches, cultural activities, wildlife sanctuaries, churches and temples etc. Goa state is divided into two parts one is north Goa and second south Goa. Goa state capital is Panaji and business city Vasco Da Gama. Its famous tourist attractions are Fort Aguada, Dudh Sagar Waterfall, Old Goa city (churches), Ponda city, Candolim beach and Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary etc.

Goa is a place of amusing and fun. Here may destination available for visit as old churches, famous beaches, wildlife sanctuary, carnival and historical forts etc. Goa beaches are very popular place for its beauty and landmark scene. Mostly countries people come to here to holidays because Goa culture related with Europe. Goa was Portuguese's colonies from 1510 to 1961. Basilica of Bom Jesus churches is most famous old church in north Goa and this is also listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. This sacred place St. Francis Xavier mortal remains. This church completed constructed in 1605. Goa has famous Hindu religion people Temples. Goa oldest temple is Mahadev Temple because this was made in 12th centuries.

Now this temple located in Bhagwan Mahaveer wildlife Sanctuary. Shanta Durga Temple is most popular pilgrimage place in Goa state. Temple is 33km far from Panaji city. This temple is dedicated to Shantadurga goddess.