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    History – In the year 1540 of the Vikram era, during the times of Sultan Mohammed Begdo, this idol was in they village of Dhaneshwar. But from fear of invasion, the devotees kept it safely a river. After many years, a Shravak of the Chhani village searched the idol in the river. Shravakas of different villages insisted on taking the idol to their own village. Finally they decided that the idol should be taken on a bullock-cart, the bullock-cart been taken to diffrent villages and a Jain temple should be built wherever the bullock cart would stop. It stopped at the village Paroli. Then the idol was installed at this place.  Devotees call the idol ‘ Satyadev Neminath’.

    How to Reach – This sacred place is at a distance of only 16 kilometers from Godhara. Buses are available to this place from godhara. Dharmashala and Bhojanashalas are near the temple.

    Main Deity – Nearly 28 inches high, black colored idol of Bhagawan Neminath in the Padmasana posture.

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