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Mumbai Sri Mumbadevi Temple Timings, Pooja, History

Mumbadevi Temple is a renowned ancient temple dedicated to ‘Goddess Mumbadevi’. This beautiful temple is situated in the heart of Mumbai and was built in the 18th century. The ‘Koli’ fishermen or the early inhabitants of Mumbai greatly respect and honor Goddess Mumbadevi and consider her as their guardian. Goddess Mumbadevi is recognized as ‘Goddess Shakti’ or the Goddess of Power. Today, this elegant temple is located amidst the crowded steel, cloth markets and jewelry shops in Bhuleshwar, Mumbai. Mumbai City derives its name from the Goddess Mumbadevi and therefore, this Temple is truly an important religious place for the dwellers of this beautiful city called Mumbai. Mumbadevi is also considered the patron Goddess of Mumbai city. Mumbadevi was the patron Goddess of Agri (salt collectors) and Kolis (Fishermen), the original inhabitants of the seven islands of Bombay. The word “Mumba” was derived from two words “Maha” and “Amba”, which means “great mother.” The fishermen regard her as their protector and as ‘Maha Shakti”.

Sri Mumbadevi Temple Timings:

6.30 AM – Temple opens with Mangala Aarti
9.30 AM – Main Aarti
12.15 PM – Naivaidya Aarti
6.30 PM – Dhoop Aarti
8.00 PM – Main Aarti
9.45 PM – Shayan Aarti
10.00 PM – Temple Closes

Mumbai Sri Mumbadevi Temple History:

It is believed that The Mumbadevi Temple was first built in Bori Bunder in and around 1675. The Temple was destroyed and reconstructed at Zaveri Bazaar, Bhuleshwar in the year 1737. Since ancient times, the Koli fishermen and the Dravidians offered their prayers to Mumbadevi at this Temple and still continue to do so.

Mumbai Sri Mumbadevi Temple Legend:

It is believed that according to a legend, Mumbadevi, an eight-armed Goddess, was sent by ‘Lord Brahma’ to vanquish an evil demon known as ‘Mumbaraka’, who terrorized the locals. After his defeat, Mumbaraka fell on his knees and begged the Goddess to take his name. It is said that Mumbaraka was also given permission to build a beautiful temple dedicated to Mumbadevi. Thus, the magnificent shrine of Mumbadevi Temple was built by Mumbaraka in the heart of Mumbai City.
Sri Mumbadevi Temple

Sri Mumbadevi Temple Festivals:

  1. MAGH NAVRATRI – GUPT NAVRATRI: Starting From Magh Ekam (Pratipada) & Gets Over On Magh Navmi Day
  2. MUMBADEVI VARDHAPAN DIN (PATOTSAV): On Magh Ekadashi
  3. CHAITRA NAVRATRI: Starting From Chaitra Ekam (Pratipada – Gudi Padwa) & Gets Over On Chaitra Navmi Day (Ram Navmi)
  4. HANUMAN JAYANTI: On Chaitra Pornima
  5. AASHAD NAVRATRI – GUPT NAVRATRI: Starting On Aashad Ekam (Pratipada) & Get Over On Aashad Navmi
  6. SHREE KRISHNA JAYANTI – JANMASHTAMI: On Shravan Ashtami
  7. ASHVIN NAVRATRI: Starting From Ashvin Ekam (Pratipada) & Gets Over On Ashvin Navmi Day
  8. SHREE MUMBADEVI ANNAKUT MOHOTSAV: On Kartik Pratipada
  9. NAVCHANDI YAGNYA: On Every Month Purnima Day

Sri Mumba Devi Temple

Sri Mumbadevi Temple Special Pujas:

  • Shree Kumkum Archan
  • Shree Kapoor Aarti
  • Shree Mataji Abhishek
  • Nav Vivahit Puja
  • Shree Raj Bhog
  • Shree Wadi Puja (Shringar Wadi)
  • Shree Wadi Puja (2 Gala)
  • Shree Wadi Puja (4 Gala)
  • Shree Navchandi Yagnya Puja
  • Shree Mataji Shringar Puja

Sri Mumbadevi Temple Donation Details:

BANK NAME: INDIAN BANK
ACCOUNT TITLE: SHREE MUMBADEVI MANDIR CHARITIES
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 417603858
ACCOUNT TYPE: SAVINGS ACCOUNT
BANK BRANCH: CUMBALA HILL {414} BRANCH, MUMBAI.
IFSC CODE: IDIB000C036

Sri Mumbadevi Temple Address:

Shree Mumbadevi Mandir Charities,
Mumbadevi Road,
Zaveri Bazar,
Mumbai 400002

Tel No: 022 22424974
Mobile: 07977319254
email: mumbadevimandircharities@gmail.com

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