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Mumbadevi Temple, Mumbai (Bombay)

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Get sprinkled by holy water in a shrine which gave name to Mumbai at Mumbadevi Temple, a small but locally very important Hindu temple set in the busy Zaveri Bazaar area. Originally erected in 1635, the temple was reconstructed in 1737, the temple features a statue of Jagdamba Mata sitting on a lion adorned in a glittering gild robes, and an image of Annapurna Mata as well as central Mumba Devi, the city’s patron goddess with a silver crown, a nose stud and a golden necklace. An integral part of Mumbai’s history, the goddess is closely associated with women’s fishing community. Prayers are held several times a day in this popular religious site. Use our Mumbai (Bombay) vacation planner to add Mumbadevi Temple and other attractions to your Mumbai (Bombay) vacation plans.
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  • Mumbadevi is the Goddess of Mumbai. Hence the name. It is an old temple. Very good security here. Located in the main market area. Many small adjoining temples nearby. Good to visit  more »
  • Mumbai derives it name from Mumbadevi (Goddess of Mumbai). This temple is located in jewellery hub Javeri bazaar. Lakhs of devotees visit here to seek goddesses blessings.  more »
  • Mumbai has been named after Mumba Devi, the local goddess of fishermen who were the first inhabitants of this city.The temple is located in Kalbadevi, Bhukeshwar, in south Mumbai at the northern end o...  more »