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Shri Vamaj Tirth

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Mulnayak | Tirth | Historicity | Other Temples | Works of art and Sculpture | Guidelines | Trust | Photo Gallery

Mulnayak: 107 cms. high white - colored idol of Bhagawan Adishvar in the Padmasna posture.

Tirth: It is near the Vamaj village at a distance of 6 kilometers from the sacred place of Sherisa.

Historicity: The idol of Dada Adishvar belongs to the times of king Samprati. It is, therefore, difficult to know its antiquity. This was once a very famous temple. It is said that there was an underground road from Vamaj to Sherisa and it was used in the times of King Samprati. Even to day, a number of relics and ruins of buildings are found. It was, therefore, perhaps a great city. This temple is mentioned in ‘Aloyana Vinati’, composed poet Lavanyagani in the year 1562 of the Vikram era. In the year 1979, the chief idol was found from the ground in a street of Kanabis. On the thirteenth day of the bright half of he month of Vaishakh in the year 2002 of the Vikram era, the idol was formally installed in the new temple by Vijayodaysurishvarji.

Other Temples: There is no other temple.

Works of art and Sculpture: Looking to the artistry of the idol one can say that it remained underground for many years. A great fortunate man often got invisible indications about the idol. He searched accordingly and found the rare image. This impressive idol shows miracles even today. Rains of old buildings and sculptural models are found here and there.

Guidelines: Kalol, the nearest railway station is at a distance of 16 kilometers. bus service and taxi service are available. At a distance of 8 kilometers from the Ahmedabad - Kalol high way, there is the village Adarej and from there Vamaj is at a distance of 5 kilometers. Buses and taxis can go to the temple. A small dharmashala and a bhojanshala are also there.

Trust: Sheth Shri Anandji Kalyanji Pedhi, Vamaj, Taluka : Kalol, Dist. : Mehsana, Gujarat State, India.

Bhagawan Adishvar
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