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Temples around Canacona

Shree Mallikarjun Temple, Canacona

This temple is situated at Canacona in Canacona taluka. It is dedicated to Lord Mallikarjun, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. It was built in the 16th century and renovated in 1778. The temple is spacious and lies below the level of the town. It contains more than 60 deities of different gods and goddesses inside. It has massive wooden pillars that are exquisitely carved. The main festivals celebrated are "Rathasaptami" or the chariot festival is celebrated in February and "Shigmo" in April.

Shree Sanusthan Gokarn Parthagali Jeevotham Math, Parthagali

This Math is situated at Parthagali, in Canacona taluka. It is a math of the Gaud Saraswat community, and was established in 1475 by Swamiji Shreemad Narayanateertha. It is headed by a Swamiji, an uninterrupted lineage of over 23 so far. In the campus lies a Banyan tree, considered to be a "Tapasya Kshetra", the site of "revelation" of the "inner self" by the process of meditation. There are few temples in the campus.
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