Shri Kamakshi Saunsthan Shiroda
: 12-km From Kavalem, Goa
: Goddess Kamakshi (An Incarnation OF Goddess Kamakhya)
A Temple Dedicated To Lord Rayeshwara.
About 12-km from Kavalem is located another vital spiritual monument which is devoted to Sri Kamakashi. The deity is believed to have come from Kamakhya, Guwahati in Assam, which is her original abode.
In Goa, the original position of Sri Kamakshi temple was Raia in Salcete Taluka. But the deity was subsequently shifted to Shiroda village in Ponda Taluka due to spiritual persecution by alien rulers.
The place where temple is has an olden name "Shivagram". Of the lesser temples present in the complex there is the one dedicated to Lord "Rayeshwara". People irrespective of religious faith and hailing originally from Raia, still venerate Sri Kamaksha.