History – In ancient times, this place was known as Madhumati. The idols and artistic remains recovered from the ground tells that the history of this place is nearly 2000 years old. The inscription on the idols in the Brahmi script proves its antiquity.
Acharyadev Buddhisagarsurisvarji in the newly built temple reinstalled the ancient and beautiful Mulnayak Bhagawan Padmaprabh, in the 1974 of the Vikram era.
The Acharya also installed a very ancient idol of Ghantakarna Mahavir in the temple here in the 1980 of the Vikram era. The idol of Ghantakarna Mahavir is very miraculous. Thousands of devotees come here to fulfill their desires. The splendid temple of Ghantakarna with the twenty-four devkulikas is at present under renovation. In his previous birth, Ghantakarna Mahavirdev was a Kshatriya king named Tungabhadra. He protected religious people, caste and virtuous women and, unmarried girls from robbers. He used a bow and arrows. His idol, therefore, has a bow and an arrow. Ghantakarna Mahavirdev always helps those who repose faith in him. In his previous birth, he was very fond Sukhadi. Therefore, there is a custom of offering Sukhadi to him. Sukhadi should be consumed within the temple precincts besides this temple and the splendid temple of Ghantakarna Mahavir; there is also a Gurumandir of Buddhisagarsurisvarji. . Many artistic idols or ancient remains are seen there. The artistic and sculptural models in the Kotyark temple, give an idea of the antiquity of this place. The 130 cms. High idol of Bhagawan Shantinath in the Padmasana posture is made of five mental and it has radium eyes. It is very miraculous and wonderful. It is also called an idol of Kesariyaji. In the temple on the hill, there is a 106 cms. High, white-colored, delightful idol of Bhagawan Ajitnath in the Kayotsarga posture. At this places Buddhisagarsurisvarji also worshipped God.
How to Reach – The nearest railway station of Vijapur is 10 kilometers away. There are very good facilities of bus service and private vehicles for going to this sacred place on the Kalol-Vijapur road near Ahmedabad. There are good boarding and lodging facilites.
Main Deity – 22 inches high, white-colored idol of Bhagawan Padmaprabha in the Padmasana posture.