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Mangueshi Temple in Priol

by TravelCurators Editorial | 21 July 2010 | | 0 comments
Monuments in Goa

The Mangueshi temple was originally located at Kushasthali (present day Cortalim) in Salcete taluka on the banks river Zuari (formerly Aghanashini). It was later moved to what is now known as the Mangueshi in Priol village on 1st May 1560...

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Coconut: The wonder fruit

by TravelCurators Editorial | 11 March 2010 | 0 comments

According to Hindu Mythology, the coconut was created by the magic of the sage, Visvãmitra to prop up King Trishanku to enter heaven as a mortal. However, the story of the coconut goes back 15 million years when the first fossils were found in regions of Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Maharashtra....

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Official Language of the State of Goa

by TravelCurators Editorial | 11 March 2010 | | 0 comments
Thomas Stephens Konknni Kendr

Konknni is mainly spoken along the western coast of India. According to Konknni lexicographer late Sripad Desai, the language originated from the Apabhransha language in around 10-12 centuries A.D.

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