Vajreshwari Temple Mumbai

Located at Virar in Mumbai, Vajreshwari temple is just a 1hr drive from Mumbai and is one of the peaceful and oldest temples of Maharashtra. The full name of the temple is Shree Vajreshwari Yogini Devi Mandir & is exactly located on the Vajreshwari Road in Virar.
The legend has it that Parshurama performed a yajna (fire offering prayer) at Vadvali and the hills of volcanic ash in the area were its residue. The primary deity of the temple whose name was Vajreshwari(vajreśvari), also spelled called as Vajreshwaram or Vajrabai and Vajrayogini was believed to be an incarnation of the goddess Parvati on earth. Her name literally means “the lady of the Vajra (thunderbolt)” and hence came the Vajreshwari Temple which has such a history associated with it.

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