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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 a painted deity is 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.

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GPS coordinates
20.1930 N 74.4243 E
Location, address
Asia, India, Maharashtra, Thane district, 7 km south from Manmad, southern and northern sides of Gorakhgad Hill
Hindu shrines, Rock cut temples and monasteries
Alternate writings
Gorakshadh Caves, Gorakhnath Temple, Kanifnath Temple
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Religion
Hindu

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References

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

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