Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Mangueshi Cave






The Cave of Mangueshi, a small single cell rock-cut cave, is located 1 km from Mangueshi in Ponda taluk of North Goa District. The cave has neither pillars nor verandah, but there is a square lateritic pitha with a yoni which is intended to insert shivlinga. It is assumed to be a shivalaya belonging to the 5th century.