JIVDANI TEMPLE (VIRAR) - Amazing Maharashtra


Jivdani Virar
Goddess Jivdani
JIVDANI, the Goddess of Life, is an incarnation of the Goddess Adi Shakti. The Mandir of the Goddess Jivdani is situated atop hillock at Virar, in Thane District. The Jivdani Mandir is more than 150 years old and around 25,000 to 30,000 devotees visit the Mandir daily. The Goddess Jivdani is the family deity of Mangayle, Bhandari and Koli people.

Temples Daily Routine / Schedule
02.30 to 04.00  Abhishek
04.00 to 05.00  Poshakh (Dressing)
05.00 to 05.20  Aarti
05.20 to 11.45  Darshan
11.45 to 12.00  closed
12.00 to 14.00  Darshan
14.00 to 15.00  closed
19.30 to 19.45  Aarti
20.00               Temple doors closed

Special Day to Visit Jivdani Mandir :- Sunday

Temples Festival :- Dussehra

How to reach Jivdani Temple
Get down in Virar Station (East side), there are Share Auto's charging Rs.7/- per head till Jivdani footsteps below. Alternately a private auto may charge up to Rs.50/- also. (Please Note Auto do not charge according to meter like in Mumbai City, Meter do not work here, and fixed charges are applied.)

Nearest Railway Station :-
Virar (W.R.)

Distance :-
Virar Station to Jivdani - 5.5 Kilometers

Nearby Attraction / Holy Places
Papadkhandi Dam, Jain Temple, St. James Church, Arnala Beach, Rajodi Beach


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