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Nearly 76 cms.
high, black-colored idol of Bhagawan Adishvar in the Padmansana posture.
Also known as Kesariyaji, it is inside the large fort in the Bimbadod
There is an inscription that his idol belongs to a period earlier than
even the thirteenth century. The idol is so artistic that by merely seeing
it, one can guess its antiquity. A fair is held here from the tenth day to
the fifteenth day of the dark half of the month of Magasar. Thousands of
devotees come here to worship God with devotion.
Near this temple, there are five temples.
of art and Sculpture:
On seeing this ancient, beautiful and peaceful posture of God, the heart
of pilgrims leaps up with a powerful impulse of devotion. It is difficult
to find elsewhere such an idol made of sand. The scene of the pinnacles of
the temple inside the fort is delightful to see. The idol is of special
The nearest railway station of Ratlam is at a distance of 8 kilometers
from here. Bus service and private vehicles are available. Boarding and
lodging provisions are there.
Jain Svetambar Murtipujak Jinalay, Mallinath Trust, Choumukhipul, Bimbadod,
Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh, India.