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Unai Mata temple & Hot Water spring in Unai village in Gujarat India

Unai village is situated 65 km from Surat in Tapi District  of Gujarat state of India.  It is a pilgrimage place . Historically dates back to Ramayana era.The temple is very big and beautiful.Here is some fact about Unai Mata temple & Hot Water spring in Unai village in Gujarat India.

Location: Unai, Gujarat
Pin code: 396590
Built In: Ramayana times
Built By: Lord Rama
Dedicated to: Goddess Unai
Signification: One of the historical temple
Entry : Free
Photography:  Allow
Temple Timing: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Best time to visit: Oct to Feb
Visiting timing : 1 hour
Main Attraction: Automatic Hot water Spring
Architecture: Hindu temple style Architecture
Phone Number: 098819 89535
How to Reach by Air : The nearest airport is in Surat, 120 km away.
How to reach By Rail: The nearest railway station is Unai station.
How to reach By Bus or Road: There are many public and private vehicles available to reach here.

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Unai Mata temple is located in Unai village near Navsari Gujarat.The temple was built about Ramayana times.The temple is dedicated to goddess Unai.This temple is famous for its hot water springs and it said that this site is mentioned in Ramayana also and lord Ram Sitaji stayed here during their exile. Here hot water pond are famous for recovery of any scene disease. 

As legend goes, lord Rama along with Sitaji and Brother Laxman was camping in jungle as a part of fourteen year of exile. They reached Dandakarnya ( Dang District of Gujarat ) . Sharbhang sage welcomed Sri Ram in his ashram. And looked after them very well with great love and affection. Sage was suffering from the leprosy and his body was badly smelling, in this painful condition with the help of yoga power he changed his outer appearance. Even with painful condition he followed Sri Ram on foot to see him off his area. 

Laxman came to know his painful condition and he told about it to Sri Ram, Lord Rama took his arrow and pierced the earth. Hot medicinal spring erupted out. Sage Sharbhang took bath and he was immediately healed.Seeing this Sitamata also took bath in the same hot spring and informed Sri Ram, “ Hoon nai “ (means I took bath) . This place came to be known as hoonnai. With a passage of time it came to be known as Unai . Nowadays this is a pilgrimage center known as Unai.

Since then hot spring is constantly flowing. Also flowing the faith in the temple. Pilgrims from far off places come to visit this place. As mentioned on the notice board of the temple. Discharge of the spring is about 5500 gallon per hour with temperature ranging from 57 to 61 degree centigrade.

Specials enclosures, separately for ladies and gents are made for taking bath. Water is quite hot if touched accidentally. Those who take dip with faith no harm is done to them. Accompanied photo graph shows hot vapors emerging from the pool. Inside of temple can not be photographed. As far as I could go, I tried to click the images. Photography is strictly not allowedIt is firmly believed any sort of skin disease is cured if dip is taken in this hot pool of water. Some of minerals like Sulphur have got skin healing properties. Even in homeopathy Sulphur remedy is used for skin diseases. 

Neareat visiting Places of Unai 

Vansda national park
Botanical garden ,Waghai
Gira falls
icco capm site kilad

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