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    History – Pabhosa situated on the banks of the river Yamuna, has its history starting from the time of Bhagawan Padmaprabha. Digambaras believe that Pabhosa is the place of attainment of Diksha and omniscience of Bhagawan Padmaprabha.  The temple of Bhagawan Parshwanatha is situated on a hillock with 175 steps. The idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha is said to to belong to 1st century A.D. It is said that the idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha was installed here due to a dream of the priest. The colour of the idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha keeps changing, some times saffron coloured water drops are seen dripping from the idol during the night. A fair is held here on the fifteenth day of the bright half of the month of Chaitra every year.

    How to Reach – Pabhosa is situated at a distance of 10 Kilometers from Kaushambi and 70 Kms from Allahabad . The buses and private vehicles are available to Pabhosa from Allahabad and Kaushambi. The boarding and lodging facilities are avaialble at Pabhosa.

    Main Deity – About 30 inches high, almond coloured idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha in the Padmasana posture.

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