Bandora Sri Mahalakshmi Devi Temple :

God and Godess :

  • Sri Mahalakshmi devi,
  • Sri Narayan,
  • Sri Baleswar,
  • Sri Ravalnath,
  • Sri Narayan purush.

Location :

Bandora Mahalakshmi temple, bandora,
North Goa district-403401
Goa.

Timings :

  • Morning 6.00 am-12.30pm
  • Evening 3.00 pm-8.30pm

Temple History :

Sri Mahalakshmi temple is an ancient temple for hindus describes Mahalakshmi is a form of Mother of all universes.According to Kalika purana this is one of the Shaktipeetha in 24 Shaktipeetas.The Moola Virat of Sri Mahalakshmi was having Shivalinga in her hand with meditation.

A dynamic silver arched door way which takes you from hall to sanctuary,the best part is the creation of 24 wooden panels painted thus display the pictures of Bhagavatha purana.The Godess Sri Mahalakshmi was worshipped by the Shilahara rulers(750-1030 Ad) and the early Kadamba kings of Goa.

Prominent among them were Shri Magirish Mahadev(Popular ly known as Mangesh),Mahalakshmi,Mahalasa Sri Shantha durga,Sri Nagesh,Sri Sapta Koteswar temple.

Festivals :

  • Sri Ramanavami (March/April months)
  • Sri Mahalakshmi Pratistapana day (April /May)
  • Navaratri (September/oct)
  • Mahashivaratri (Feb/March)
  • Other Festivals :
  • Chaitra Pournami
  • Ashada shudha Dasami
  • Karthika Shudha Dasami
  • Vaikuntha Chaturdasi

Ticket price for rituals, darshanams & special sevas :

  • Morning Pooja -7.00 am
  • Mid day Pooja – 12.00 pm
  • Evening Pooja – 8.00 pm
  • Deeparadhana.

Nearest Temples Around Achankovil Sri Dharmasastha temple :

  • Kavalem Gopal Ganapathi mandir – North Goa district – 3.00 km
  • Kavalem Sri Shantadurga Devi Temple – North Goa district – 3.00 km
  • Ponda Maruti temple – North Goa district – 5.00 km
  • Mardol Sri Mangeshi temple – 8.00 km
  • Mangueshi Shree Mangeshi temple – North Goa district – 8.00 km
  • Marcel Sri Devaki Srikrishna Temple – Ponda(North Goa) – 16.00 km
  • Bicholim Saptakoteswara temple – North Goa district – 26.00 km
  • Harvalem Rudreswar temple – North Goa district – 28.00 km
  • Surla Mahadev temple – North Goa district – 41.00 km
  • Gokarna Sri Mahabaleswara Swami Temple – Uttara kannada district – 151.00 km

Nearest Bus Stations :

  • Bandora – 1.00 km
  • Ponda – 5.00 km
  • Margao – 20.00 km
  • Panji – 32.00 km

Nearest Railwaystations :

  • Panaji / Panji – 32.00 km
  • Vasco Da Gama – 33.00 km

Nearest Airports :

  • Airport Name – Distance (in KM)
  • Goa International Airport,Dabolim – 33.00 km
  • Hubli Airport / Hubli Air Force Base,Hubli – 152.00 km
  • Mangalore International Airport,Mangalore – 364.00 km

Photos of the temple :