Explore Goa's Shigao village to learn about pre-historic megaliths

Dhiraj Harmalkar

Stone-carved Adi Ganapati at Shigao.

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The aesthetically designed Shree Sateri devasthan which is the main temple of the village.

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The Ganapati Tirtha on the Dudhsagar river is considered auspicious and sacred to Hindus.

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Stone-carved Shree Gajantlaxmi devi idol (Kalay-Malay).


Another stone-carved idol of the deity, Kalay-Malay.


A couple performing abhishekam (prayer) in Shree Sateri temple.


Shigao village is dotted with areca nut and coconut tree plantations.


Stone-carved padukas outside the Sateri Devi temple.


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