Tags : Temple
Aarti Timings : 12:30 PM and 08:30 PM
Entry Fee : 6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location : Mardol, 22 km from Panjim
Dress Code : Western dressing and revealing clothing is strictly prohibited in the temple for both - men and women
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Sri Mahalsa Narayani Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Mahalsa located in Mardol in North Goa. Shri Mahalasa Narayani, who is also known of Mohini, is an Avatar or incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The highlight of the temple is the stunning idol of the deity that appears in different 'alankaars' (Jewelry) at different times.
Built in the traditional Hindu style of temple architecture, characterized by a splendid copper roof, a granite mandap, and an ancient bell; the temple is a must-visit for its calm and serene surroundings. The best time to visit the temple is on Sunday, which is considered as the Goddess' day. On this day she is taken on a walk around the temple in a palanquin amid much pomp and show as well as the chanting of Bhajans and prayers.