14 Kms. from Mapusa at Kansarpal Shri Kalikadevi Temple is said to be about hundred years old. Divided into two outer halls, supported with seven rows of four pillars, has a stage to act upon dramas on festive occasion. The inner shrine contains the revered image of the Goddes 'Kali' a fierce form of Devi. Agrashalas (rest House) surrounding the temple provides facilities for lodging to the devotees. One of the most vital Hindu monuments in North Goa is the temple devoted to Sri Kalika located in the Gillage Kansarpal near Assonora, a few kilometers away from the Mapusa town. The Daivadnya Brahmans are the main devotes of this deity. A huge gold "Kalash" atop the dome of the temple beckons thousands of devotees and inquisitive visitors to this otherwise secluded place. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali, which is the Rudra form of Goddess Durga. The temple represents a fine blend of aesthetics and architectural designs.
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