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Mahudi, Ahmedabad

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This is a small village near Kalol 78 Kms from Ahmedabad famous for Jinalaya of Ghantakarna Mahavir and Kotyark temple. There are thousands of people from different religions offering prayers besides Jain devotees. The temple's prasad-Sukhadi is not allowed to be taken outside the temple. It is a centre of pilgrimage for the Jains devotees and Khadayata Banias. Jain temple is dedicated to Vir Ghantakarna. Jain Muni Buddhisagarji had observed a long period of penance here and had inspired the construction of new temple. Devotees offer `sukhadi', (assorted varieties of food) which after offering, is eaten within the temple complex. Tradition forbids the carrying away of such offering. Large and clean sarai offers comfortable stay to the pilgrims. The Sun temple of Kotyark attracts the Khadayata community. The mother and child idol of this temple dates back to Gupta period. The temple was originally on the bank of river Sabarmati. But as the time passed, the riverbank moved away. The temple was on the verge of breaking away. So the idol was taken away and placed at the new place where the temple is built today.

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