MAHAMAYA KALIKA DEVASTHAN

Overview

Mahamaya Kalika Saunsthan is a temple complex in Kansarpal village of Bicholim taluka in the state of Goa, India.The presiding deity of the temple is Kali worshipped in the form of Mahamaya. The goddess Kali, the terrible and cruel to the evils and evil doers, is worshiped with blood sacrifice in most parts of India, in Goa however the fierce invocation of the deity was never popular. As per the regional myths after killing the demons Sumbha and Nisumbha, the deity's anger was soothed and the deity manifested herself in a peaceful (Shanta), gentle (Soumya) form, which is very popular in Goa.

Timings

5.00 AM to 10.00 PM.