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Sankeshwar (25 km)

This town is named for its life-size white idol of Bhagawan Sankeshwar Parshwanatha in the Padmasana posture. The temple is believed to date from the 12th century but was destroyed during Muslim invasions of the area. The temple was rebuilt in the 18th century and has 52 subsidiary shrines with a walkway for pilgrims. Other temples at Sankeshwar are Agam Mandir, the temple of 108 Parshwanatha and Padmavathidevi, the Guru mandir, etc.

Bahucharaji (30 km)

This temple to Bahucharaji, one of the many goddesses of the Hindu pantheon, is an important place of pilgrimage often considered one of the 52 shaktipiths of the mother goddess cult. The temple is revered by the eunuchs. Bahucharaji is also the site for an important fair in March – April at night with processions and rituals.

 
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