Shankeshwar is a town in Sami Taluk of Patan District, Gujarat. Sami and Harij in the north are easily accessible from here. Becharaji is in the east and Lolada is in the north-west.a Shri Sankheshwar Parshwanath Teerth, dedicated to Shri Sankheshwar Parshwanath Bhagwan, is a revered pilgrim center at Shankeshwar. Shri Jotingada Parshwanath at Munjpur, Shree Panchasar Jain Temple at Panchasar and Shri Chintamani Parshwanath at Modhera are the other Jain pilgrim sites close to Shankeshwar.
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Location: West India
Year of Construction: 1026-27 A.D
Constructed By: King Bhimdev
Type of Construction: Ancient
Type of Building: Temple
Dedicated To: Lord Surya
Importance: Lord Rama performed here a Yajna (sacrifice) to purify himself of the sin of having killed a Brahmin - Ravana, the king of Lanka
Famous For Temple was so designed that the rays of the Sun would fall on the image of Surya at the time of the Equnoxes.
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