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Shri Vav Tirth

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Mulnayak: Bhagawan Ajitnath, the Padmasana posture, the idol is made of five metals, height 78 cms.

Tirth: In the centre of the village Vav.  Tharad is at a distance of 12Km's.

Historicity: This sacred place is believed to belong to the thirteenth century, The king got a large and deep Vav (Stepped well) built there. Later on, he declared this place as the capital. It was named Vav. As the story goes, the idol of this temple was in the town of Tharad which is 12 kilometers away. In order to save this valuable idol from attacks of the Mogul Emperor Allauddin, Shravakas brought the idol to Vav and reinstalled it here.

Other Temples: Near this temple, there is a temple of Godiji Parshvanath.

Works of art and Sculpture: Made of five metals, the chief idol of Bhagawan Ajitnath is very bright and impressive. it is not easy to find elsewhere such an extraordinary idol.

Guidelines: Deesa is the nearest railway station to the sacred place of Vav. It is 70 kilometers away. Buses and taxis are available here for travel. Tharad is at distance of kilometers. Dhima is at distance of 12 km. and Bhorol is at a distance of 22 km. from this place. At this place, there is dharmashala managed by the Sangha. There is also a bhojanashala.

Trust: Shri Svetambar Murtipujak Jain Sangha Ni pedhi Vav-385575 Dist.-Banaskantha, Gujarat State, India

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