The sanctuary of Rudreshwar which is a half a km far from the Harvalem caverns where the antiquated linga of Rudreshwar is worshipped is situated in the Bicholim Taluka at a distance of 45 kms from Panaji.
About The Temple
Shree Rudreshwar Temple is recently based on the site of a well-established antiquated site and is otherwise called the sanctuary of Lord Shiva. The sanctuary is near the pure Harvalem waterfalls and the picture of Rudreshwar is confronting the waterfall. While leaving the sanctuary of Rudreshwar, one can dive the staircase to take a gander at a lofty waterfall shedding its extravagant shiny showers. The sanctuary has a wonderful picture of Rudreshwar, which confronts this thundering course. The sanctuary likewise presumes significance as Hindus perform ceremonies for the dead here.
Mahashivaratri Festival is commended with ground of delights and joy. Amid the season of Mahashivaratri Festival this sanctuary draws enormous group among local people.
How to Reach Bicholim
Dabolim is the nearest airport to Bicholim.
The nearest railway station is the Mayem railway station.
A number of government and private-operated buses run from Mapusa and Panaji to Bicholim. The nearest interstate bus station is at Mapusa, the KTC bus station. To visit the tourist spots located in interior villages, one can hire motorbike taxis.
Rudreshwar Colony, Sanquelim,
North Goa District, Goa,
India, Pincode – 403505.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.