Shri Bhagavati Temple (Pernem)
At the entrance of Shri Bhagavati temple are two elephants who await your welcome. This temple is over 500 years old.
The presiding deity of temple is Goddess Bhagavati in Ashtabhuja (eight hand) form. Bhagavati is said to be one of the incarnation of Parvati and is related to Goddess Durga.
Shri Bhagavati located at a distance of 7 kms. from Pernem in Pernem Taluka, the complex has five temples, the key temple being of Shri Bhagvati, other temples are of Shri Sateri, Shri Dev Ravalnath, Shri Dev Bhivangi Panchakshari and Brahma (Shri Vishnu, Shri Ganapathi, Shri Shankar). Devi Bhagvati temple has two Deepstambhas unique of its kind. Main festivals are Dussehra and annual Zatra.