Khodiyalma Mandir

Khodiyalma Mandir

  • Bhavnagar
  • Gujarat
  • India

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Khodiyalma Mandir, Bhavnagar Overview

Khodiyalma Mandir aka Khodiyar Mandir is acknowledged among one of the famous pilgrim cum tourist sites in Gujarat. It is a temple of Goddess Khodiyalma and is located near Khodiyar Lake in the city of Bhavnagar. This temple is a huge crowd puller and is visited on a huge scale by numerous devotees of Khodiyalma from different parts of Gujarat.

Why Is It Famous?
Khodiyalma Mandir has a great religious significance in Bhavnagar. According to the folklore, this temple stands on the exact spot where Khodiyalma saved the life of her brother by bringing elixir from Naag Lok. While bringing back, she hurt her foot on the rocks and was accompanied by a crocodile. She limped on her way to deliver the elixir and save her brother’s life.

She got her name Khodiyalma by one of her sisters because she was limping. Today, she is worshiped on a huge scale by the residents of Bhavnagar. She is the family deity of the castes like Charan, Patidar, Chudasma etc.

Best Time To Visit:-
Khodiyalma Temple is a place that is visited by countless devotees. Though it witnesses a huge footfall throughout the year, it increases on the occasion of Navaratri. The festival of Navaratri is celebrated here with a great enthusiasm and pomp.

Watch Out!
Do not forget to be a part of the Garba Nights that are organized near this temple. Since it is celebrated on a wider scale, numerous visitors participate in the garba dance and enjoy a good quality time.

Reaching There:-
Khodiyalma Temple is situated in Bhavnagar and it is well-connected via all major roadways, railways, and airways. This wide web of connectivity makes it easier for the visitors to reach the city conveniently via luxury buses, express trains, and flights. Commuting within Bhavnagar can be done via hiring the service of the local transit.

Nearest Railway Station:- Bhavnagar Terminus Railway Station
Nearest Airport:- Bhavnagar Airport

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