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Saptakoteshwar Temple

सप्तकोटेश्वर देवूळ
Saptakoteshwar Temple
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Shri Saptakoteshwar Temple,
South Goa, Quepem,
Goa - 403714

The Saptakoteshwar temple at Narve is considered to be one of the six great sites of temples of Lord Shiva in the Konkan area. The village of Narve is located about 35 kilometers from Panaji and can be reached via an interesting route which requires a a ferryboat from the island of Divar.

 

This is also an ancient temple, Saptakoteshwar having been the deity of the Kings of the Kadamba dynasty around the twelfth century. Coins found from this era mention the name of the deity along with that of the King Jayakeshi.

 

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