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    History – Previously this village was called as Bhojkut Nagar. It is believed that the idol of Bhagawan Shantinath belongs to the period of Bhagawan Neminatha. It is believed that the old temple was buried in the ground. In the due course of time this temple has undergone many renovations. There are many tales associated with the miracles of this idol. A story says that nectar had oozed out of this idol in the form of saffron coloured milk.  The idol of Bhagawan Shantinath is known as ‘Kala Baba’ or ‘Bamanadev’.

    How to Reach – The temple is situated in the Bhopavar village on the banks of the river Mahi. It is at a distance of 80 kilometers from Indore, 35 kilometers form Dhar and 5 Kms from Sardarpur. Bus service and private vehicles are available. Boarding and lodging facilities are available near the temple.

    Main Deity – Nearly 12 feet 2 inches high, black colored idol of Bhagawan Shantinath in the Kayotsarga posture.

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