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History of Shri Osiya Mataji


There was a big temple of Chamunda Mata in Upkeshpur presently known as Osiya situated near Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The temple was known for chamatkars and therefore everybody prayed to Chamunda Mata. During navratri, buffaloes were butchered and people gave offerings of flash of buffaloes to please Chamunda Mata. Acharya Shri Ratna Prabh Suri stopped this practice of animal killing. Because of this the goddess got angry and she created pain in the eyes of the Acharya. He did not do anything but continued with the suffering. Chamunda Mata was ashamed when she found that Acharya has not reacted to her act. She asked for forgiveness from the Acharya.

Acharya told her to not allow killing of animals as offering to her. He said that she is doing her own harm by asking her devotees to offer flash of buffaloes or other animals. She will have to face all the wrong done in her name. She was made goddess because of her good actions but now she will have to face the hell. The goddess got enlightened. She told Acharya that from today no such killings would be allowed in the temple. Even red colored flower should not be offered. She would accept Prasad and Lapsi. Her worship will be done by kesar, chandan (sandal wood) and dhup (incense sticks). She will be happy as long as people are devoted to Lord Mahavira. She would fulfill all prayer of her devotees.

On this, Acharya named her as Sachchi Mata. From that day, Chamunda Mata became and known as Sachchiyay Mata.

Maa Jagat Bhawani Shri Sachchiyay Mataji also called Shri Osiya Mataji is kuldevi of Oswals and many others. More information on Oswals is available here. Apart from Oswals, Shri Osiya Mataji is also kuldevi of the following gotras,
SamajGotra
Maheswari Sarda, Sikchi, Rathi, Bichura, Biyani, Laddha, Chandak etc
Banjara Gotra not known
Jaat (Choudary) Mundel, Lamroad, Dakliya, Chaba etc
Visnoi Bidara, Kileri etc
Megwal (Balai) Vasira (Padiyar) etc

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