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    History – The ancestors of King Surajmal, the King of Gwalior, built this place about 2000 years ago. This place was one of the important Jain heritage centres  and many temples were found here. In 10 CAD, this place was ruined by the invasions and was neglected till the beginning of 20 CAD. Inspite of the invasions the idol of Bhagawan Shanthinatha is very attractive. The idols of Bhagwan Kunthunath and Bhagwan Arahnath is on the either side of Bhagawan Shanthinatha.  Some idols belonging to the 10th and 11th century A.D. were found during the land excavations.

    How to reach – This place is situated at a distance of 30 Kms from Murena along the Gwalior-Agra road. The boarding and lodging facilities are available in the Dharmashala.

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