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Shri Mahalasa Temple

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Mardol, Ponda, India
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Full-Day Goa Shore Excursion Including Lunch at Spice Plantation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As one may have already read my review earlier, this temple is basically for those whose family God is Goddess Shri Mahalasa the female incarnation of Lord Vishnu in the Ocean churning story. Communities from Daivajna Brahmans, Gowsa Saraswat Brahmans, Mahajans and other Kula people...More

Thank Gurudatta2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice temple. Kuladevata temple of some members in GSB community. Nice architecture work both externally and internally. Make sure to visit Mangeshi temple also which is just a km away from this temple.

Thank RanjithKumPrabhu
Reviewed 7 September 2017

There are some unique features of this temple complex. There are three tall structures in front of the temple. A Khamb, a Dhwaj Stambh and a Deepa Stambh. It is a photographers paradise to fool the viewer. Another one is the large wooden pillars inside...More

Thank Chandranath S
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This temple is situated in panjim. It is said that during the churning of ocean lord vishnu turned into goddess mohini to distribute amrit to gods. when rahu was illegitimately drinking the amrit goddess mohini turned into mahalsa and beheaded rahu for his sin. A...More

Thank pushpeshpulkit123
Reviewed 4 August 2017

ancient temple . beutiful scenery.. divide place. visited monthly when in goa. family divide place. neat and clean temple.

Thank Ramiah L
Reviewed 31 July 2017

good architecture. Good ambience. You feel refreshed after visiting this temple. Crowded during weekends

Thank sunseb
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the place as part of a family outing. Religious largely. The place is worth a visit. Beautiful temple maintained in excellent condition. The afternoon lunch Prasad is also great

Thank Padmini D
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is an ancient temple of goa ,destroyed by Adil Shah and later by the Portuguese but rebuilt .It has great synergy ,is clean ,beautiful ,peaceful .Dedicated to Vishnu and His consort . there are rooms available ,a small eatery

Thank sujatapant
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We were looking for good temples in Goa given the things I'd heard from my Konkani speaking friends. This was a pleasant surprise to see a temple of such grandeur, richness, and beauty in a place invaded/ruled by multiple cultures/ethnicities. The temple doesn't allow entry...More

1  Thank KiranKashikar
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

One of the most prominent temples in Goa, the Mahalasa temple at Mardol is considered amongst the richest temples of GOA. The clean & scenic surrounding simply multiplies the magic bestowed by the unique Deepstambh at the entry. The religious audio recitals in konkani being...More

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Response from clifford n | Reviewed this property |
via margao ponda highway 40 km 1 hour 7 mins