Umiya Mataji

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. Umiya Mata is the deity worshipped by lakhs of Kadva Patidars spread across the world. She is the consort of the Mighty Shivashankar and the daughter of Parvatraj Dakhsa. She is the supreme power ‘Shakti’ and is also the mother of the Ganesha.

The word Umiya is derived from the word Uma, meaning mother. She sits in the main temple of Unjha and is worshipped by her sons and daughters across Gujarat and World. She is worshipped in various forms, the most popular form is of “Parvati” and she is also known as Nav Chandi or Nav Durga due to the nine forms popularly worshipped.