YAMAI Mata Temple

Situated in the town of Aundh in the satara district of Mahrashtra, Yamai temple is one of the picturesque temples of Maharashtra. The legend says that the Goddess Mahalaxmi of Kolhapur & Sri Rama(Lord Vishnu) used to call her Ye-mai in Marathi which means ‘come together’ and it was from that the temple started to be called as YAMAI Temple which is quite popular amongst tourists.
The idol of Devi Mahishasur Mardini Yamai is in black stone & 2 meters high and is sitting in a cross-legged position which is the main attraction of the temple. Also this temple is very respected and frequented in large number amongst the Marathi Families.Gayatridevi Pantpratinidi who is the current head of the ruling family managing the temple has also installed 7kgs of gold crown on the top of the Yamai Temple on the hill.

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