, Tounshe is the konkani word for cucumber. It is also the feast of St.Anna of Santana. This original fertility worship of the tribals got baptized when the missionaries came to Goa. Couples wanting children place their request to St. Anna, this was originally to the anthill goddess Satteri. When the wish is fulfilled …
most ethnic cultures have snake worship
more about the geopiety of the worship of snakes.
snakes the symbols of rejuvenation, rebirth and fertility are worshiped all over india over the next three articles i would explore more about this festival.