Gorakhgad Caves

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Gorakhnath Cave Temple is located in a deep cave on the southern slope of Gorakhgad Hill – it is large enough to take some 50 people. Entered through the roughly cut entrance between five massive square pillars. The figure of painted deity placed behind a small pool at the end of the cave.

Kanifnath Temple is located in another deep cave on the northern slope of Gorakhgad Hill, with a huge water tank in front.

References

  1. Kiran Sarode, Ankai – Tankai – Gorakshgadh Trek ( 14- 15 July 2007), Bhramanti, accessed in 7 May 2010.

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Gorakhgad Caves 20.193037, 74.424272 Gorakhgad Caves
Location, GPS coordinates:20.1930 N 74.4243 E
Categories:Hindu shrines, Rock cut temples and monasteries
Values:Art, Architecture, Archaeology, History
Rating:1 out of 5 stars (1 / 5)
Where is located?Asia, India, Maharashtra, Thane district, 7 km south from Manmad, southern and northern sides of Gorakhgad Hill
Alternate writings:Gorakshadh Caves, Gorakhnath Temple, Kanifnath Temple
Age:??
Religion:Hindu

Video of Gorakhgad Caves


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