Shisharanni Feast is celebrated at Shree Mallikarjun Temple
at Shristhal in the Canacona
county of Goa
. In this feast three persons lie down on the ground, stretched from head to foot, with a pot of rice balanced on their heads. Then the blood of a person drawn with the blow of a sword, mixed with rice, is cooked together and the concoction is sprinkled on the devotees present, with a view to seek blessings from God.