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Mumbadevi Temple

Mumbadevi Temple

Mumbadevi Temple, Visit Mumbadevi Temple of Maharashtra, Temple tour of Mumbadevi Temple, Religious place of Maharashtra
This temple was built in honor of the Goddess Mumbai, from whose name it is said, that the English word 'Bombay' is derived. The Goddess personifies Mother Earth and is still worshipped by the descendants of the Dravidian population of western & southern india. The innovative temple built at the site where the Victoria Terminus station earlier was by Koli fishermen was demolished around 1737 and a new temple was erected in its place at Phansi Talao.

The modern holy place contains an image of the Goddess Mumbadevi clothed in a robe with a silver crown, a nose stud and a golden necklace. To the left is a stone figure of Annapurna seated on a peacock. In front of the shrine is a tiger, the carrier of the Goddess.

The image of the Goddess Mumbadevi is clad with a robe of silver crown, a nose ring and a golden necklace. To the left is a stone figure of Annapurna seated on a peacock. In front of the temple is a tiger, the carrier of the Goddess. The Goddess personifies Mother Earth. It is still worshipped by descendants of the Dravidian population of western and southern India.

The temple of Mumbadevi once stood on the site of the present Victoria Terminus in the central island, which was called Mumbai. The present name of the city is derived from the Goddess Mumbadevi.

Getting there :
Mumbai is well connected by air, rail and road. The adjacent railway station is at Marine Lines.

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