Sharvani Devasthan is the sanctuary of Shri Devi Sharvani (Sharavani) and Vetoba (Vetal). It is situated close to the town of Bicholim in North Goa region in Goa, India. Vetoba is revered as Shiva (Siva). The sanctuary is arranged in Salgaonwada of Adavalpal town. It is situated at around 2.5 kms from Assonora on the Pirna fundamental street and is arranged in the midst of beautiful environment.
About The Temple
The sanctuary of Devi Sharvani was initially known to have been located in Saligao. Toward the end of the sixteenth century it was moved to Ajgaon and amid the Portuguese govern it was moved to Advolpal.
The Devi Sharvani sanctuary complex involves numerous different sanctuaries, for example, Jagrut Swayambhu sanctuary, Goddess Sharvani sanctuary, sanctuaries of Mahadev, Vetal with his life estimate stone picture, and different divinities which are known to be the family gods of Kuladaivat of Prabhus, Shenais (Shenoys), Naiks, Dhonds and Petkars.
Various celebrations are commended in the Devi Sharvani temple, for example, the vardharpan day, Divja zatra day and the yearly zatra day in November/December. A huge number of devotees are known to go to these celebrations amid which a parade is held and the Goddess is taken out in a beautified chariot.
Goddess is known for satisfying the pledges of her enthusiasts through Kaul Prasad who likewise perform Tulbhar to appease her.
How to Reach Goa
The Dabolim Airport lies just 29 kilometres from the state’s capital, Panjim. It is well connected by daily flights from Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Cochin and Bangalore.
The two major railheads in Goa are Madgaon and Thivim, which are well connected by trains from all over the country.
There are a number of public as well as private bus operators in Goa, which offer options for intra-city and inter-city conveyance. KSRTC, MSRTC and KTC are some of the Government undertakings that operate from Panaji, Madgaon and Vasco Da Gama. Private bus operators include the likes of Neeta Tour and Travels, Paulo Travels and Naik Tours and Travels. Goa enjoys daily bus service from important cities like Mumbai and Pune.
Sharvani Devi Temple,
Advalpale, North Goa, Goa,
India, Pincode – 403503.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Get married to a person of a girl's choice
- Health and longevity of husband
Sarva Mangala Maangalye Sive Sarvaardha Saadhike, Saranye Tryambake Gauri Naarayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer you our salutations, Oh auspicious Naraayani, who is the good of all good, who can achieve everything and can offer refuge, Oh three-eyed Gowri.
Saranaangatha Dheenaartha Parithraana Paraayane Sarvasyaarthi Hare Devi Naaraayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer salutations to you, Oh Narayani, who has the infinite power of creating, preserving and destroying. You are the basis and epitome of the 3 gunas.
Sarvaroope Sarvese Sarvasakthi Samanvithe, Bhayebhyastrahi No Devi Durge Devi Namosthuthe
Meaning -I offer my salutations to you mother Durga, who is present in all beings and has all power, save us from all our wrongdoings O mother of the universe.
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Shakthi Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as Shakti in all beings.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.