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Bodgeshwar Jatra Festival at Mapusa in Goa

Bodgeshwar Jatra Festival at Mapusa is observed in Paush month. It is the annual jatra and festival at the Mapusa Bodgeshwar Temple in Goa. This annual yatra which also includes a small fair attracts hundreds of devotees. Bodgeshwar Jatra Festival 2018 date is from December 31, 2017 to January 2, 2018.

Bodgeshwar is also known as Kanakeshwar Baba or Bongini. He is a wish fulfilling deity.

The shrine and its premises are beautifully decorated during the period with flowers, lamps and lights.

Unique rituals which are held only during special location are performed on the day.

Bodgeshwar Jatra Festival is observed from Paush Shukla Paksha Tryaodasi tithi to Purnima tithi or the thirteenth day to full moon day in Paush month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Goa.

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