Bodgeshwar Temple is another famous religious center of Goa.
Location : Bodgeshwar Temple is located near Mapusa at about 12 kms from Panaji, Goa.
About Bodgeshwar Temple
Bodgeshwar Temple or Shri Bodgeshwar Temple is situated in a lush green environment. The location of this temple is very picturesque, so that its attracts many visitors and devotees. This temple is the home of Kanakeshwar Baba also called Bodgeshwar. Locally also known as Bongini. So that the temple name is derived on the name of Kanakeshwar Baba. Lord Bodgeshwar is locally considered as the Guardian of Mapusa. He is the one who protects Mapusa and its people. Thus, everyone in Mapusa worship Lord Bodgeshwar
People believed that all their prayers will be fulfilled here. Bodgeshwar is regarded as 'Angavani' which refers to one to whom vows are made and who fulfills desires of the devotees. When the vows and desires of the devotees is ffulfills the people also offer presents to the God as promised by them on fulfillment of their desires.
Main Festival : God Kanakeshwar Baba festival is celebrated here during the month of December / January. During this festival an annual fair or 'Zatra' is held. During the teime of festival its many devotees as well as tourists.