Laxmi Narasimha Temple : Goa Directory


Famous Hindu Temple In Ponda

Situated at Velinga, some 3 km southwest of Mardol in Ponda of Goa lies the Shri Laxmi Narasimha temple. This 18th century temple is dedicated to the Goddess of wealth Laxmi and his husband Lord Vishnu.

The Laxmi Narasimha Temple has the idol of Laxmi along with that of Narashima. Narashima is the fourth incarnation of Lord Vishnu which is half lion and half man. The hall of the temple also displays the images of other incarnations of God Vishnu.

Just close to the temple lies a beautiful water tank which is fringed by many coconut palms. The steps at the tank allows you to take a dip in the waters. One can also see a Musician's gallery nearby.

Festivals like Manguirish Zatra in mid-February, Sri Ramanavami and Navaratri are celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm at the Sri Laxmi Narasimha temple of Goa. A procession of the Sri Laxmi Narasimha is held on every Shukla Chaturdashi.

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