Kavalem Gopal Ganapathi temple :

God and Godess :

Lord Gopal ganesh

Location :

kavalem Shri Gopal Ganapati Temple / Gopal ganesh temple,
Farmagudi, Talaulim, Ponda taluk,
North Goa district – 403401
Goa.

Timings :

  • Morning
  • Lord Gopal ganesh 06:00 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Evening
  • Lord Gopal ganesh 03:00 PM – 08:30 PM

Temple History :

The Sri Gopal Ganesh sanctuary is set in the midst of excellent characteristic surroundings at Farmagudi of Ponda Taluk. This Temple was devoted to God vinayaka. As indicated by the history, The Portuguese Viceroy assaulted the fortress of Ponda in October 1683 yet needed to beat a fast withdraw at the sudden appearance of the Maratha King Sambhaji with an expansive armed force. Farmangudi remembers this occasion. The stone picture of Gopal Ganapati was found by herdsmen while eating dairy cattle close to the slope and later introduced in a little holy place with a covered rooftop. The sanctuary worked by late Shri Dayanand Bandodkar the primary Chief Minister of Goa has the icon made of metal combination sanctified on 24th April 1966.

It is a decent example of Indian sanctuary design integrating both antiquated and present day. This sanctuary is well kept and has a wonderful deepasthmabha in front and deck of sanctuary is splendid and delightful cut with Radhe Krishna theme. There are dwarapalakas on either side of the sanctum and an immense symbol of Ganesha embellished with Silver. Aside from the fundamental puja that is held each Tuesday, the sanctuary additionally observes Ganesh Chaturthi with extraordinary ceremony and enthusiasm.

It is a decent example of Indian sanctuary engineering orchestrating both old and current. This sanctuary is well kept and has an excellent deepasthmabha in front and deck of sanctuary is brilliant and delightful cut with Radhe Krishna theme. There are dwarapalakas on either side of the sanctum and an immense symbol of Ganesha decorated with Silver. Aside from the principle puja that is held each Tuesday, the sanctuary additionally observes Ganesh Chaturthi with extraordinary pageantry and intensity.

Festivals :

  • Ganesh chaturthi
  • Sankasta hara chaturthi.

Ticket price for rituals, darshanams & special sevas :

  • Archana
  • Abhishek
  • Pushpalankar

Nearest Temples Around Achankovil Sri Dharmasastha temple :

  • Kavalem Sri Shantadurga Devi Temple – North Goa district – 0.70 km
  • Bandora Nagesh temple North – Goa district – 3.00 km
  • Bandora Sri Mahalakshmi Devi Temple – North Goa district – 3.00 km
  • Ponda Maruti temple – North Goa district – 4.00 km
  • Mangueshi Shree Mangeshi temple – North Goa district – 9.00 km
  • Marcel Sri Devaki Srikrishna Temple – Ponda(North Goa) – 17.00 km
  • Bicholim Saptakoteswara temple – North Goa district – 27.00 km
  • Harvalem Rudreswar temple – North Goa district – 29.00 km
  • Surla Mahadev temple – North Goa district – 40.00 km
  • Gokarna Sri Mahabaleswara Swami Temple – Uttara kannada district – 171.00 km

Nearest Bus Stations :

  • Ponda – 2.00 km
  • Marcel – 19.00 km
  • Margao – 19.00 km
  • Bicholim – 28.00 km
  • Sanquelim – 28.00 km
  • Panji – 30.00 km

Nearest Railwaystations :

  • Margao – 19.00 km
  • Karmali or Carambolim – 22.00 km
  • Vasco Da Gama – 34.00 km

Nearest Airports :

  • Goa International Airport,Dabolim,Goa – 30.00 km
  • Belgaum Airport / Sambra Air Force Station,Belgaum – 126.00 km
  • Hubli Airport / Hubli Air Force Base,Hubli. – 152.00 km
  • Mangalore International Airport,Mangalore. – 360.00 km

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