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  OSAN - MATRUMATA MANDIR

This is a hill temple of great antiquity said to have been visited by Bhima, the second of Pandava brothers, whose strength Herculean and dare-devilry unparalleled is widely known. He became the father of Gatothkaj, who outstepped him not only in muscular strength but in supernatural powers too. That hero of heroes was born to Bhima and Hidimbi couple only after worshipping this Matrumata. In the primeval period it was a forest region ruled by Hidimba, an asura of ferocious type, besides possessing awe-some mayopyas. It was appropriately named Hidimba Van. Bhima during the period of vanavasa was constrained to roam about in this area and fight against this demon. The end of course, ended in his marrying Hidimbi the sister of the slain Hidumba, according to his death wish. Hence, its antiquity can be pushed back to Dwapara yuga or even to earlier period.

The Osan hill is unusually big occupying about I2km in area and atop it lies Martumata shrine in a cave. It is 850 feet in height. There is a big tank atop called by the name of Hidumba tank and its specialty lies in not getting dried up in any season. The present temple was built only a century back with the growth of its popularity due to Mother's powers started drawing unending streams of devotees. 

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