Harvalem (Aravelam) Sri Rudreswar temple :

God and Godess :

  • Arvalem Rudreswar swamy
  • Shivalinga in harvalem caves

Location :

Harvalem rudreswar temple,
Harvalem / Arvalem,
North Goa district – 403505

Timings :

Arvalem Rudreswar swamy 08:00 AM – 08:00 PM

Festivals :

  • Mahashivaratri Festival
  • Karthika pournami.

Ticket price for rituals, darshanams & special sevas :

  • Archana
  • Abhishek

Temple History :

The primary god of the sanctuary is Shri Rudreshwar an incarnation of Lord Shiva. The Rudreshwar Temple in Harvalem is recently based on the site of an old antiquated site and is otherwise called the sanctuary of Lord Shiva. The untainted Harvalem water fall is close by. The picture of Rudreshwar is confronting the water fall.

At Rudreshwar Temple you see the antiquated linga of Rudreshwar is adored. This is recently constructed sanctuary and committed to lord Shiva. In this sanctuary enthusiasts go to look for favors for themselves and their progenitors. Close to this sanctuary a delightful Harvalem waterfalls is found and the picture of Lord Rudreshwar lies confronting the waterfall. To achieve this sanctuary lovers gotten to by stairs that begin close to the mouth of the waterfall. Enthusiasts offers thier supplication in this sanctuary.
Arvalem Caves a Goa Heritage site:

These are the least difficult unearthed holes we will see anyplace in India. The huge laterite shake has been sliced to make 6 rooms. There are no carvings what ever. However, this might be because of the idea of stone that limits fine carvings. In 5 rooms there are 5 Shivalingas introduced and they are in dark rock stone. Legend is that during their ‘Agyat Vaas'(Agnathavasa) of Pandavas came and live here in these holes for some time. They utilized 5 rooms in these holes to revere Shiva. The 6th room should be Draupadi’s kitchen and this room was interesting like present day kitchens it has a stage running on one side of the room.

Nearest Temples Around Achankovil Sri Dharmasastha temple :

  • Marcel Sri Devaki Srikrishna Temple – Ponda(North Goa) – 12.00 km
  • Bicholim Saptakoteswara temple – North Goa district – 16.00 km
  • Mangueshi Shree Mangeshi temple – North Goa district – 23.00 km
  • Ponda Maruti temple – North Goa district – 26.00 km
  • Bandora Sri Mahalakshmi Devi Temple – North Goa district – 28.00 km
  • Bandora Nagesh temple – North Goa district – 28.00 km
  • Kavalem Gopal Ganapathi mandir – North Goa district – 29.00 km
  • Kavalem Sri Shantadurga Devi Temple – North Goa district – 29.00 km
  • Surla Mahadev temple – North Goa district – 38.00 km
  • Gokarna Sri Mahabaleswara Swami Temple – Uttara kannada district – 175.00 km

Nearest Bus Stations :

  • Sanquelim – 3.00 km
  • Bicholim – 10.00 km
  • Ponda – 24.00 km
  • Panji – 30.00 km

Nearest Railwaystations :

  • Karmali or Carambolim – 22.00 km
  • Vasco Da Gama – 45.00 km

Nearest Airports :

  • Goa International Airport,Dabolim,Goa – 42.00 km
  • Hubli Airport / Hubli Air Force Base,Hubli – 162.00 km
  • Mangalore International Airport,Mangalore – 386.00 km

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