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Shri Khedbrahma Tirth

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Mulnayak: Nearly 90 cms. high, Catechu - colored idol of Bhagawan Mahavir Swami in the Padmasada posture.

Tirth: This sacred place is the center of the village of Khedbrahma.

Historicity: This is a very ancient sacred place. In Satyaynga (the first of the four mythological ages), this city was called Brahmapur, in Tretayuga, it was called Agnikhet, in Devaparyuga, it was called Hiranypur and in Kaliyaga, it was called Tulkhet. This is what Puranas say, The Brahmakshetra States that once upon a time, there were many Digambar temples here. The present temple is more than 500 years old. At a distance of one kilometer from the town, there is an ancient temple of Ambajimata. Many idols were found while digging at the time of renovation of this temple and this idol of Ambajimata was among them.

Other Temples: Besides this temple, there is also an ancient temple of Bhagwan Adishvar.

Works of art and Sculpture: The idols in a the temples of Bhagawan Mahavir Swami and of Bhagawan Adishvar are worth seeing. Many ancient relics are seen near the temple of Hatkeshvar Mahadev and the temple of Ambajimata. They prove the antiquity of this place.

Guidelines: The railway station of Khedbrahama is at a distance of half a mile from the temple. Buses and taxis are available vehicles. There is also a dharmashala.

Trust: Shri Dashaprovad Jain Svetambar Murtipujak Panch Mahajan, Khedbrahama : 383255, Dist. : Sabarkantha, Gujarat State, India.

Shri Mahavir Bhagwan - Khedbrhama

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