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Goddess Tulja Bhavani Temple in Ranu Near Vadodra Gujarat India

Ranu is a Village in Padra Taluka in Vadodara District of Gujarat State, India. It is located 21 KM towards west from District head quarters Vadodara.In this village a popular Hindu Temple of Goddess Tulja Bhavani.It is located in Ranu village which is situated Padra Taluka Vadodra district.The temple is very beautiful.Here is some Fact about Goddess Tulja Bhavani Temple in Ranu Near Vadodra Gujarat India.


Location: Ranu Village
Address: Ranu tulja mataji mandir,Village :- Ranu, Taluka :- Padra,Dist.: Baroda, Gujarat, India
Pin code: 391445
Built In: About 700 Years ago
Dedicated to: Goddess Tulja Bhavani
Signification: One of the Best Goddess Temple
Entry : Free
Photography:  Allow
Temple Timing: 6:00 AM to 8:30 PM
Best time to visit: June to Feb
Visiting timing : 2 hour
Architecture:  Hindu temple style
Festivals: Navratri,Diwali
Phone Number: (02662) – 224224 / 9825230905
Email :
How to Reach by Air : The nearest Airport is
How to reach By Rail: The nearest Railway station is
How to reach By Bus or Road: There are many public and private vehicals available to reach here.

More Information about  Goddess Tulja Bhavani Temple Ranu

Tulja Bhavani temple is most popular temple which is situated in small village Ranu near Vadodra Gujarat.The temple is about 700 years old.The statue/ idol was found by one saint. The present mahant offered us food and it was blessing of mother. She is the family goddess worshipped by the Maharaja Gaikwad of Vadodara.During Navratri days, the idol of Tulja Mataji are decorated with precious diamonds & rare jewelry given by Maharaja Malharrao Gaekwad, 150 years ago. After the festival is over, the diamonds & jewelry are kept in locker in Padra.Tulja Mataji are kuldevi of the royal Gaekwad family. The family members still come here to seek the blessings on 8th day of Chaitra Navratri & Aaso Navratri.

Mahant Kavindragiri, the care taker of temple says that 700 years ago Brahmshree Vishwambhar Giriji Maharaj came to Ranu village for worshipping Mataji & to serve the people. From blessings of mataji, they lit an diya near a small temple there. At back side of temple, they dug a small place called Mansarovar, where they found statue of Mataji, which is the idol of Shri Tulja Mataji, now installed in the Temple. One can also see 700 year old diya till lit up inside the temple.

People from Gujarat, Maharashtra,Orissa, Kerala & from abroad come here to seek blessings from Mataji. During 8th day of Aaso Navratri & Chaitra Navratri, Havan is done for peace & prosperity of people & earth

History of Tulja Ma of Ranu 

Seven hundred years ago Saint Shree Vishwambhargiriji Maharaj stayed at Tuljapur in Maharastra. He was true devotee of Maa Tulja Bhavani. One day he Pray to Maa that u made your Dham in South but Maa what about north? Devotees having lots of trouble to reach here for your darshan. Maa listen his prayer and one night Maa came in his dream and said him that I am with u in your Akhand Jyot. U go where people facing water problem, and fulfill their requirement of water by digging ponds and cherish there life. And u will find me while digging the Pond at one of the place. As per the year of Indian Hindu calendar vikram samvat One thousand three hundred sixty three and the day was Sunday durgastmi Saint Shree Vishwambharji Maharaj reached at Ranu with his Akhand Jyot. In order to bless the mankind who are illiterate and ordinary human beings who are unknown of Upanishads and Sastras, as Maa said to Saint Shree Vishwambharji Maharaj to search for her in one of the pond in saakara as idol form. Saint Shree Vishwambharji Maharaj Start Akand Dhuna with Akhand Chit. And finds a saakara Maa’s idol in one of the pond at Ranu.

Before 200 hundred years ago Shri Swaminarayan Bhagvan and his followers visited Ranu for the blessing of Maata Ji. He had a bath in Maan Sarovar from which Maataji’s idol was found and also did seva, pooja, and aarti. He was very much satisfied by blessing of Maa and told his followers that “Shiv and Shakti are one. There is nothing without Shakti. So who every will do pooja of Maa Tulja over here he will also get a blessing of mine too.” At that time Mahant Shree Prabhatgiriji Maharaj and Shri Swaminarayan Bhagvan both had satsang at Ranu in the temple of Maa Tulja Bhavani. Shree Swaminarayan Bhagvan impress with Saint Shree Prabhatgiriji Maharaja’s bhakti and devotion towards Maa. Shree Swaminarayan Bhagavan Gifted his own “Shal”(Gaudadi) to Mahant Shree Prabhatgiriji Maharaj at Village Dabhan During his Satsang, till date the “Shal”(Gaudadi) is available for darshan for the devotees in temple.

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