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Shri Mallikarjuna Temple, Canacona

The ancient temple of Mallikarjuna lies in an enchanting location in a valley, completely surrounded by blue mountains and greenery. It is situated near the small village of Sristhal, in the southernmost taluka of Canacona about 75 kms from Panaji and 40 kms. from Margao. The temple which have been constructed during the 16th century was renovated in the year 1778. The temple mandap (hall) have beautiful carved wooden pillars depicting scenes from the Puranas and Mahabharatha. Dedicated to Lord Mallikarjun, an incarnation of Lord Shiva, the temple is renowned for its colorful annual festival (jatra) in which the idol of the deity is taken out in a procession to the nearby Kindlebag beach and is bathed accompanied by other rituals.

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