Depiction and Symbols:
Bahuchara Mata is shown as a woman who carries a sword on her top right, a text of scriptures on her top left, the abhay hasta mudra (”showering of blessings”) on her bottom right, and a trident on her bottom left. She is seated on a rooster, which symbolises innocence.
The temple of Bahuchara Mata is located in Bechraji town in Mehsana district of Gujarat, India. It is 110 km from Ahmedabad and 35 km west of Mahesana. The original temple complex was built in year 1783 AD. The temple is nicely decorated with stone carving. Every year 1.5 million pilgrims visit this temple. Toda Mata (Bahuchara Mata) is located in Sankhalpur. The origin of Bahuchra Mata is situated at Varakhdiwala temple in Bechraji. Because Bhakta Vallabha Dhola wrote in his Aanand no Garbo the original place of Bahuchra Mata is situated at between Sankhalpur and Dedana village. The Toda Mata temple in Sankhalpur is 2 kilometers fare from Bechraji (Bahuchraji).he 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 here 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.