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    History – This place was previously called as Jainpur. We can find a temple with Bhagawan Neminatha as the main deity. Six caves temples are situated on the hill. Apart from these we can find a temple with the attractive idols of Bhagwan Parshwanatha and Bahubali as the main deity. Since the idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha in resting on a small stone this idol is also called as Antriksh Parshwanatha. The idols in this temple were installed under the guidance of Acharya Kumudchandra. An ancient temple of Rajulmati is also found at this place. It is said that thee were many Jain temples at this place but were invaded and destroyed  by a Afghan person named Kadri who named this town as Jintoor. There are two temples in the village- sahu Jain temple having 1000 idols and 2 mahavir Digambar Jain Mandir.

    How to Reach – The hill is in the Sahyadari region 4 Kms from the village of Jintoor. Jintoor is at a distance of 45 Kms from Shirad-Shahapur. The boarding and lodging facilities are available in the Dharamshala at sahu Jain Mandir.

    Main Deity – 6 feet 8 inches high idol of Bhagwan Neminatha.

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