Shri Bodgeshwar temple in Mapusa, Goa is situated in a lush green environment and has a small shrine which is dedicated to Kanakeshwar Baba or Bodgeshwar, locally known as Bongini. Bodgeshwar is considered as 'Angavani' which refers to one to whom vows are made and who fulfills desires of the devotees. This temple in Mapusa is very charming due to its location and its beautiful construction.
Shri Bodgeshwar temple is dedicated to Lord Bodhgeshwar who sat below a banyan tree and solved the problems of the people who came in. The Goan people of all faiths would find solutions to their problems; this was a tradition that is still continued. Goan people still have huge faith in the power of the god as such they flock in large numbers to seek the help of Lord Bodhgeshwar.