Mahalaxmi Temple


The village of Bandode or Bandivade is the location of a number of temples, among which is the large and beautiful temple of Goddess Mahalaxmi. Bandode is approximately 22 kms from the capital city of Panaji, off the main road to Ponda, at Farmagudi. The temple has been in existence since at least the year 1413, when information about the rituals of the temple is found on stone plaques carved during the reign of Nanjan Gosavi Pratihast over Goa.