Umiya Dham Mandir in Varachha, Surat, Gujarat
Umiya Mata is the deity worshipped by lakhs of Kadwa Patidars spread across the world. She is the the consort of the Mighty Shivashankar and the daughter of Parvatraj Dakhsa. She is the supreme power ‘Shakti’ and is also the mother of the Kartikeya and Ganesha.
The word Umiya is derived from the word Uma, meaning mother. She sits in the main temple of Unjha and is worshipped by her sons and daughters across Gujarat and World. She is worshipped in various forms, the most popular form is of “Parvati” and she is also known as Nav Chandi or Nav Durga due to the nine forms popularly worshipped.