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360 cms. high, black-colored idol of Bhagawan Chandraprabh Swami in the
It is on a hill near the Anaval village.
In ancient times, this tirth was called Shravangiri. The history prior to
the year 335 of the Vikram era is not traceable. But there is a reference
that it was renovated at that time. Infinite number of Sadhus attained
nirvana here. This is also the place of samavasarana of Bhagawan
Chandraprabh Swami, the eighth Tirthankar.
Besides this, there are 82 pinnacled temples on the hill and 16 temples at
the foot of the hill.
of art and Sculpture:
A very large group of pinnacled temples in such a beautiful hilly
atmosphere, present a pious atmosphere. The beauty of the art of building
this temple and its style are a special attraction. All the temples here
have their different styles of building. On the hill, there is
broad-mouthed cocoanut basin. It is cut from a slab of stone in the shape
of a coconut. There is also another slab of stone. When it is beaten it
produces sound like that of a metal. It is, therefore, called ‘Bajani
shila’. The scene of the group of temples on the hill is really
railway satation of Songiri is at a distance of 4 kilometers and the main
city of Gwalior is at a disntance of 70 kilometers from the foot of the
hill. For climbing the hill, there are steps. The cleaniness of this place
is really praiseworthy. There are a number of comfortable dharmashalas for
pilgrims.There are very good boarding provisions.
Siddhakshetra Samrakshan Committee, Songiri, Dist : Dattiya State : Madhya