Temples in Mehsana
Shree Umiya Mataji Temple
Umiya Mata Temple is the Temple of Goddess Umiya, the clan-deity or kuldevi of the Kadava Patidars. It is located in the center of Unjha, Mehsana district, Gujarat, India, where thousands of visitors visit every day.According to the mythological tale, Maa Umiya was established by Lord Shankar himself at Unjha. In the year 156 BC Vikram Samvat- 212, king Vrajpal Sinhji constructed the temple. King Avnipat had done a very big yagna with the one lac twenty five thousand coconuts and a well full of ghee.
Mehsana is one of the biggest cities in Gujarat. It is known for its cultural heritage and rich historical background. The temples like Shree Umiya Mataji Temple and Sun Temple are the architectural marvel and important pilgrim sites of Gujarat. It also celebrates traditional festivals like Diwali, Holi, Dusshera, Rakhi Poornima and Ganesh Chaturthi. The best time to visit is from the month of November to February.