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Datta Jayanti in Goa

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Datta Jayanti in Goa -  Datta Jayanti is a famous Hindu celebration commemorates the birth day celebration of Hindi God Shri Dattatreya. He is known to be the combined Hindu trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Lord Shiva. The day is celebrated on the full moon day of the Margashirsha (Agrahayana) month according to the Hindu Calendar usually falls in December /January. The day is celebrated with great festive fervor in the state of Goa. The festival is celebrated at Shri Datta temple at Dattawadi, Sanquelim, Goa . 

The century old temple of Trimurthy is located at the beautiful hillock with the dense groves of areca palms. The temple is a combination of the traditional local building and a rigid architectural style. The interiors of the temple is adorned with white marbles. The temple even possesses intricate carvings and extensive craft work. the idol of Shri Datta is threeheaded with six hands seen on the high seat. On the lower part of the sasana another panchdhatu idol of Shri Datta with single head is placed. This idol is known as Utsav murt.

At the entrance there are statues of Cow (depicting Earth), 4 Dogs (depicting 4 Vedas). The picturesque location of the temple and the panoramic views on its way will definitely make your trip here all more memorable.

The deity is believed to be very powerful. Devotees have a strong belief that the temple has unique healing powers. There are various stories associated with the deity, known to have cured people with unsound mind or mental difficulties. The temple is also amongst the top devasthans in Bicholim taluka. 

The most important festival celebrated here is the Datta Jayanti is celebrated with great zeal in the month of December. The festival is attended by hundreds of devotees and tourists from all over Goa. 

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