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    History – This place is considered as an Atishayakshetra by the Digambaras. Many Jaina ascetics have done their penance at this place. About three hundred and fifty years ago, great Digambar ascetic Samantabhadracharya had done his severe panance at this place. The attractive idol of Bhagawan Bahubali in being locayed on this place. We can also find a Digambara temple and a Swethambara temple on this hill. In the premises of these temples, we can find the models of different Siddakshetras and Samavasarana of different tirthankaras. Two Dharmshalas, a guesthouse and a school orf 700 students can also be found at this place. We can also find an ancient Digamabar temple with the idols of Bhagwan Adinatha, Bhagawan Neminatha And Bhagawan Mahavira.

    How to Reach – The nearest railway station of Hathaklangade on the Kolhapur-Miraj road is at a distance of 6 kilometers. It is 27 Kms from Kolhapur. Bus service and private vehicles are available. Board and lodging provisions are available near the temple near the temple.

    Temple Type – Digambar Temple.

    Main Deity – Nearly 9 meters high, white colored idol of Bhagwan Bahubali in the Kadgasana posture.

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