Category: Khodiyar Mataji

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Manokamna

Temple – Khodiyar Mataji
One of the largest temples of Mata Khodiyaar in India. It is a holy place throughout the year and many devotees throng the place annually. Situated on the banks of the tataniyaDharo pond, not only does it attract tourists but locals as a picnic spot too. The legend has that the then ruler of Bhavanagar Maharaja Wakhatsinghji Gohil was a great follower of the goddess Maa Khodiyar He prayed to the goddess to visit his town to which she agreed, but Toa condition that he will lead the way and she will follow and on that way he should not turn to check on her. But when they reached Sihor he looked behind and broke the promise. The Mata set her presence at Rajpara where he turned around.