Sri Mahalas temple is one of the most famous temples in Goa. One should definitely visit this place to seek divine blessing of Goddess Mahalsa. This temple is located in Mardol, Goa and also is called Mahalsa Narayani temple. Mahalasha is believed to be Mohini Avtaar of Vishnu.
This is a very beautiful temple and the most striking feature of the temple is its 7 storied Deepstambha(lamp tower) which is located on the front of the temple. This lamp tower looks really amazing when it is fully lit at festival times. The most important festival celebrated here is annual Mardol Jatra( in the monyh of Feb) and the other are Jaiyanchi Puja(around month of august) and Kojagiri Purnimma. Apart from the main Mahalsa deity, this temple also houses idols of many other deities. Behind this temple also lies a sacred pond which is held in great esteem by the devotees. So come and breathe into the sacred environs of this pilgrimage.