Shiv Temple, Bavka

CategoryHindu Temples

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi

AddressShiv Temple, Bavka, Dahod, Gujarat.

pincode389151

DistrictDahod

About Shiv Temple, Bavka

History

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has finally decided to restore the 12th-century Shiv temple in Bavka, an interior village in Dahod district. About 14 km from Dahod, the Bavka temple, according to locals, was constructed by a devdasi (a temple dancer) in a single night.


Nandi, or Nandin, is a white bull constantly associated with Lord Shiva. It is Shiva’s vehicle. An idol of Nandi is found in almost all Shiva Temples. The bull is seated in front of the sanctum sanctorum (garbhagirha) and is the guard or door keeper or gate keeper. Puranas associated with Shiva details about the role played by Nandi as guard. He is also the chief of Shiva’s ganas (attendants) and Nandishvara is another name of Lord Shiva.

It is situated in the village Bavka Near Dahod.It is a temple of lord Shiva which is almost 1000 year old. It is also a protected Momentum.The poses of Kamasutra (Various Sex Style) are decorated on the wall of temple. The temple has one of the most beautiful panels of carvings on kriyas. In fact, such carvings are found in all the temples built during that era in India.”

Famous for

It was constructed during 746-483 B.C. is situated at Bavka village in Dahod, this temple is declared as historical monument due to its unique sculpture. A tank near the temple creates beautiful, pleasant natural atmosphere.

Best time to Visit

During Sunset time is the best time to Visit and also on Sunday.

Best time to Go

From 8.00 A.M. to twilight

Distance of nearest cities

  • Dahod

    to

    Ahmedabad

    214km

  • Dahod

    to

    Ambaji

    390km

  • Dahod

    to

    Amreli

    442km

  • Dahod

    to

    Bharuch

    230km

  • Dahod

    to

    Bhavnagar

    381km

  • Dahod

    to

    Bhuj

    570km

  • Dahod

    to

    Dwarka

    628km

  • Dahod

    to

    Gandhinagar

    242km

  • Dahod

    to

    Himmatnagar

    293km

  • Dahod

    to

    jamnagar

    484km

  • Dahod

    to

    Junagadh

    501km

  • Dahod

    to

    Mahesana

    289km

  • Dahod

    to

    Morabi

    406km

  • Dahod

    to

    Palanpur

    360km

  • Dahod

    to

    Porbandar

    583km

  • Dahod

    to

    Saputara

    468km

  • Dahod

    to

    Somnath

    580km

  • Dahod

    to

    Surat

    326km

  • Dahod

    to

    Valsad

    393km

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Dahod and thier inquiry no. is, 02673220043

Nearest Railway Station is Dahod and Indian Railway Inquiry no. is, 139

Nearest Airport is Ahmedabad and thier inquiry no. is, 07922869211

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