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In the shadow of mountain girnar bhavnath temple attached with mrugi kund. The Bhavnath Mahadev temple is a shrine ensconced in myths and legends of the Puranic era.

There are two main annual festivals: Maha Shivaratri and Girnar Lili Parikrama.

The fair during Mahashivaratri is held for five days commencing from the Hindu calendar date of Magh Vad 9, during the Gregorian months of February-March. About 10 lakhs people visit,.

The evening leading up to the midnight ritual of Mahashivaratri, at the wrestling grounds, or akhada, next to the temple, the naga bavas gather for a ritual involving a blend of dance and martial arts.

It goes from Bhavnath Temple to Jina Bawa Ni Madhi, Hanuman Dhara, Malvela, Bordevi and return to Bhavnath Temple.


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