Mallikarjun Temple

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About Mallikarjun Temple, Agonda

Mallikarjun temple is located amidst an enchanting landscape enveloped with lush greenery. With a perfect blend of nature, culture and history, the temple is renowned for its colorful festivals observed with pomp and pageantry. Built by the ancestors of the Kshatriya Samaj in 16th century, the Mallikarjun temple was subsequently refurbished in 1778. It is dedicated to Lord Mallikarjun, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Legend has it that the location of the temple was the place where Lord Shiva united with his consort Parvati after a long period of separation. The unique feature of the temple architecture is as assembly of exquisitely carved wooden pillars inside the temple building. The six pillars in the mandap are decorated with scenes from the Puranas and epic of Mahabharata. Elegantly carved silhouettes of dwarpals (doorkeeper) stand guard on either side of the door leading to the inner sanctum of the Mallikarjun temple.

Mallikarjun Temple Information

  • Follow the Hindu religious customs inside the temple.

Mallikarjun Temple Opening and Closing Hours

  • The best time to visit would be between 07:00 am to 03:00 pm.

How To Get To Mallikarjun Temple by Public Transport

  • Take a car or taxi.

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Address: Shristhal Village, Canacona, India

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  • Beautiful area. Best Temple. I liked it

  • Beautiful temple wid scenic view of the mountains around the temple... nice architecture wid wooden carvings inside the temple...

  • Mallikarjuna temple at shristal cancona is a famous temple in goa and other surrounding states with thousands of devotees every month

  • best tample

  • I m a goan nd sty in canacona.... I fell proud dt a suparb temple is dr in our canacona taluka

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