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Chaumukh Temple

Chaumukh Temple is located on the top of Shatrunjaya Hill, in Palitana, Bhavnagar District. The 17th century temple is the highest shrine in Palitana. The temple enshrines a four-faced idol of Adinath, the first of 24 Jain Tirthankars.

Chaumukh Temple has many dome topped square structures. The inner most squares symbolize the five holy hills of Jains.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Bhavnagar
Location: Palitana    


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