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Mangueshi Temple

मंगेशी देवूळ
Mangueshi Temple
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Shri Manguesh Temple,
Mardol, Goa

The Mangueshi temple or the Manguesh Devasthan is perhaps the most famous of all Goan temples. It is located at Priol in Ponda taluka, about 21 kilometers from the capital city of Panaji. The surrounding area is known as Mangueshi.

 

In ancient times the temple was located at Kushasthali (presently known as Cortalim). During the Portuguese Inquisition, a number of Hindu temples were destroyed in Goa.

 

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