Shri Aai Waghjai Devi (वाघजाई देवी) Mandir is the second temple on the left hand side when you enter the Zolai Devi temple complex in Matvan. It’s next to the Vardai Devi Mandir and diagonally opposite to the Zolai Devi Mandir.
There’s a laterite (jambha/chira) stone pillar of historic importance in the backyard of Bal Babubhai Mehta’s house in Matvan. As per the story he has heard, Sambhaji Shankar Mahadik explains that a Maratha Senapati (Army General, probably from the ‘More’ Maratha clan of Javali) used to come from the port … continue reading →
The Gondhal ritual was performed on 26 April, 2015 at Matvan for married couples from the Mahadik Maratha clan to get the blessings of Goddess Kuldevi Aai Salubai Bhavani. The venue was the home of the late Shankar Shabaji Mahadik which also houses the throne of Aai Salubai Bhavani. Mr. & … continue reading →