Fatorpa: Shri Shantadurga Kukalienkarin Festival

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Situated at Fatorpa in Quepem Taluka, the temple dedicated to Shantadurga was originally from Cuncolim and hence, the deity is known as “Shantadurga Kukalienkarin”. The idol is made of five metals and is one foot in height. The deity is known as “Jagrit Devta” and holds in its arms a shield and a Trishula.

Shantadurga is worshipped by Hindus and Christians alike, as the devotees believe that she asks in their dreams anything she likes and they offer the things demanded by Goddess with great veneration. Hence, the temple has much religious sanctity. The principal festival is “Jatrotsava”, which attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over Goa.

The annual  Jatrotsava  begins from  24th December , and will be concluded  on 29th December  2006.

Shri Shantadurga Kukalienkarin Temple

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5 Comments so far (Add 1 more)

  1. kindly upload photos of devi

    1. sanjay Laxman naik d on December 2nd, 2010 at 5:51 pm
  2. please carefully check the details regarding the time table of jatra festival and the height of the idol.

    2. siddhi Naik Desai on February 8th, 2009 at 1:37 pm
  3. It was a great pleasure to see all events on site .good luck andkeep bloggin Sanjay& satyavijay

    3. sanjay L. Naik Desai on February 8th, 2009 at 1:22 pm
  4. Nice post,
    I now found a way of stayin updated abt the happenings, up here…
    Keep bloggin

    4. Maltesh on December 26th, 2006 at 12:23 am
  5. Goa Blog is a great thing i have found.

    Was there 4 d last yr zatra

    5. Alecxander B. on December 25th, 2006 at 12:44 pm

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