સોમવાર, 21 માર્ચ, 2011

Bhadreswar Temple



                                                                                     

    Bhadreswar is a popular pilgrimage place for the Jains. It is situated on the sea-shore about 32 km. from Mundra. The Bhadreshwar Jain temple, one of the most ancient temples situated in Bhadrawati, is considered a shrine. The remains of the ancient Bhadrawati Nagari are found here. Bhadrawati was ruled by King Sidhsen in 449 B.C (according to the Hindu calendar) who renovated the place. Later it was ruled by The Solankies who were Jains, and they changed the name to Bhadreshwar. Then in 1315, a great famine struck Kutch, after which the place was renovated by Jagadusha.

The grandeur of the past is reflected in buildings such as the old Masjud, the Hanuman Temple, the Duda masjid, the Hanuman temple, the Duda Vav (a step well with a lintel about 17 feet long), Sol thmbhi and the Pandavs Kund. Bhadreswar is the birth Place of Jagdusha, a wealthy merchant and a philanthropist to whom the credit of the present plan of the Jain temple. Other places of attraction are, the ancient Shiv temple known as Chakhanda mahadev situated at the sea-shore and the big square step well known as the Pandavs Kund built by the Pandavs 5000 years ago.


The Bhadreshwar temple is one of the most ancient temples situated in Bhadrawati, considered a very holy place is one such. Bhadrawati was ruled by King Sidhsen. Later it was ruled by The Solankies who were Jains, and they changed the name to Bhadreshwar. Our Car Hire service can help you by providing a car on a rent in very low costs.

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