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Bodgeshwar Temple Festival – Bodgeshwar Jatra at Mapusa in Goa

Bodgeshwar Temple festival is observed in Paush month and is locally referred as Jatra. The temple located at Mapusa in Goa is dedicated to Kanakeshwar Baba or Bodgeshwar. Bodgeshwar Jatra 2025 date is January 12. The deity worshipped in the temple is also known as Bongini.

The annual jatra attracts scores of devotees to this small temple. The popular belief is that the deity is a wish fulfilling deity and prayers never go unanswered.

Special lighting arrangements are made during the annual temple festival.

Bodgeshwar Jatra is observed on Paush Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon as per Hindu lunar calendar followed in Goa.