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Shree Lairai Temple

Shree Lairai Temple is a delightful shrine situated at Siridao, about 2 km from Panaji-Valpoi highway, in North Goa District. The temple architecture is a unique combination of northern and southern art and architecture. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Lairai.

Shree Lairai Saunsthan of Sirigao is one of the oldest and most famous Devasthans in Goa. Goddess Lairai is famous for her unique sacred fire called ‘Homakund’. Every year thousands of devotees from Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka attend the annual feast of deity to witness the walking of ‘Dhond’ through the ‘Homakund’.

Updated on 18th July, 2005
District: North Goa
Location: Panaji    


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