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Goa’s creator. Today is Akshaya Tritiya, the birthday of Parashurama, the sixth avatar of Lord Vishnu. The Hindu puranas credit Parashurama as the creator of Goa and the adjoining coastal areas. Goa is often referred to as Parashurama–bhoomi, the Land of Parashurama. There is only one temple in Goa devoted to Parashurama located in the […]

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Until around 2000, few outside Goa had heard of Canacona. This southernmost region of the state had it all: lush fields, forests, mountains, rivers, and secluded beaches. For long it had remained outside the ambit of the mass tourism circuit due to its relative remoteness and lack of facilities. But it all changed in 2004 […]

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