Built in 18th century, Mumbadevi temple is dedicated to Goddess ‘Mumba’ and is located in south Mumbai. Early inhabitants of Mumbai, ‘Koli’ fishermen greatly respect & honor Goddess Mumbadevi & consider her as their guardian. According to legends, Mumbadevi, an eight-armed goddess was sent by ‘Lord Brahma’ to vanquish an evil demon known as ‘Mumbaraka’ who terrorized the locals. After his defeat, Mumbaraka fell on his knees & begged goddess to take his name. He was also given the permission to build a beautiful temple dedicated to goddess Mumba Devi.