The Temple after the Mahotsava
The 18th century mahotsava was celebrated and the Kadva Patidar community became united. The Shree Umiya Mataji temple became the centre of Kadva Patidar community’s trust and faith. Society started looking with respect towards the flag of the Mataji. The trust took upon itself the social responsibility too besides the religious duties, that led to various socially relevant activites being undertaken.
First use of the funds collected during the Mahotsava was made towards making the visitng devotees comfortable.In the year 1977-78, the Pathikashram and canteens, laced with the modern amenities were built. Their inauguration was done by Shri Sheth Hariprasad Durgaprasad Lashkari. There were 36 rooms, 3 store rooms, one conference room and 5 big halls. The canteens were big enough to accommodate 400 people together.The meals were cooked on the cooking gas. Also in the temple, the silver ‘jali’, silver ‘golakh’ and silver ‘kanthedo’ were constructed. The silver doors were constructed with the 368 kilograms of silver.
Besides the Tower, Rs. 17 lacs were spent to build a grand office. Above that 15 rooms were built for the visitors and one conference room was made. In the southern part of the Mataji’s temple a Satsang Hall was made. In lieu of the land donated, the Satsang hall bore the name of Shri Patel Talshidas Jordas Rusat.
Besides these, above the Mansarovar, more 30 rooms were constructed for the travelers, out of which 3 rooms were Air conditioned.
Also, there were Pathikashrams built at Ambaji, Bahucharaji and Sola-Ahmedabad.