On the road to Sidhpur is a pilgrimage site for people of diverse communities. Umiya Mata the clan goddess of the Patidar community is said to reside here and attracts a fair number of visitors from India and abroad. Unjha is also the last resting place of ‘Mira Datar’, a muslim ‘Pir’ revered by a gamut of communities.
Shree Maa Umiya, the almighty mother Goddess of the universe is the kuldevi of the kadva patidar community. Maa Umiya has given birth to this universe as the mother Goddess. Maa Saraswati, Maa Lakshmi and Maa kali are her incarnations only. Whenever the dark devilish elements raised their heads, the deity has takenvarious forms and Swarups to demolish them and protect the good and religious.Wherever in the world there is Strength, there is the Maa Umiya as the source; she only is the giver of strength and divinity.
The Holy Shrine of “Saiyed Ali Mira Datar Rahmatullah Alaih” (Astana-e-Mubarak) in Unava Sharif provides a soulful resource and divinity to human contemplation since ages (538 hijri). The supreme soul blessed by Almighty~ symbolizes the utter holiness and magnanimity to the mankind.
Millions of devotees and followers every year across the world visit Hazrat Saiyed Ali Mira Datar shrine. Having firm belief that this Holy Shrine is the final destination to all the victims suffering from black magic, unknown mysterious diseases, incurable physical and psychiatric problems. Any first time visitor surprises to see hundreds of psychiatric patients doing strange activities. This happens because of the pious and divine force of Hazrat Saiyed Ali Mira Datar, whose Noor (glittering spiritual lightening) has power to destroy all types of witchcraft and demonic forces.