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Maa Khodiyar Temple Rajpara. Gujrat

Khodiyar temple, named after the principle deity, venerated by the royal family and the natives around, was built in the year 1911. The temple visited by thousands of pilgrims is located on the banks of the Khodiayar Lake, which attracts tourists from all the surrounding areas. Quite often followers of the goddess walk long distances to revere the goddess.

The tale of Khodiyar Maa goes back to roughly 700A.D. It starts from a rural community, which is known as the Roishala. Roishala. It was a division of Vallabhipur region close to the recent Bhavnagar city in Saurashtra. It is situated in Gujarat, India.Maharaj Shilbhadra was the sovereign of the Vallabhipur region. Mamaniya Gadhvi resided in the little town, Roishala in his empire. He was Maharaj Shilbhadra’s top most friends and a close companion. Honest by heart, the poor as well as fluent Shiv bhakt, Mamaniya Gadhvi was allotted as a Rajgadhvi by his.

By Road: State transport buses and private luxury coaches gives an easy connectivity to Bhavnagar. It is situated 791 kms. from Mumbai via Ahmedabad and 200 kms. from Ahmedabad via the State Highway.

By Rail: It is on the Western Railway Line. It is 777 kms. from Mumbai via Ahmedabad.

Nearest Rail Head: Khodiyar Mandir railway station (14kms. from Bhavnagar railway station)

Nearest Airport: Bhavnagar airport (40 kms.)

By Air: Various domestic airlines connect Bhavnagar with Mumbai and Ahmedabad.

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