Bahucharaji is the famous temple of Goddess Bahucharaji located in Mehsana district of Gujarat. Bahucharaji is one of three holy shakti piths in Gujarat. Millions of hindu devotees visits the temple every year. There are three temples of Bahucharaji, out of Adyasthan is the original temple and Madhyasthan is the middle temple. There is a Varkhadi tree in town where it is believed the Goddess had appeared.
The Bahucharaji temple was built in 1839 AD by Gaikwad Sarkar, Maharaja of Baroda.
The temple is beautifully decorated with ancient carvings and paintings on the wall. South and North gate are structured with carved and decorated zharukha. There is also havan mandap for yagna. Big meeting hall is also build by temple trust to organize meetings and other functions. Temple is structured using vastu shastra.
Fairs are held hear at every chaitra and ashadhi purnima, full moon day. On this day numbers of devotees visits the temple.
Bahucharaji temple is open from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm. Puja of Bahucharaji Mataji is from 7:00 am to 11 am.
Bahucharaji is 100 km away from Gandhinagar and 110 km from Ahmedabad.
Modhera - The ancient Sun Temple at Modhera is just 12 km away from Bahucharaji.
Zinzuwada - Zinzuwada having ancient fort with beautiful carved gates and kund is 40 km away from Bahucharaji.
Patan - Beautiful Gujarat town having carved Jain temples, also famous for patola silk sarees is 50 km away from Bahucharaji.