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Temple of Chandika Devi

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Location: Patan, Jalgaon, MaharashtraYear: 1150

Patanadevi is a historic and tourist place situated 18 km to the southwest from Chalisgaon, Maharashtra. This place is inside Gautala Autramghat Sanctuary and surrounded of high mountains of Sahyadri. It consists of Chandika Devi Temple and Hemadpanthi Mahadev Temple. In earlier days, this was a capital of an important Province called Patna (Vijjalgad) consitance. It was ruled by the former monarch at the state of the Yadav kings and their tributary. This capital city was 4–5 miles in length and width of the city at the time. City was surrounded by high mountain like walls and it was very beautiful because of the surrounding forest. In the surrounding forest there were different kind of fruit trees, and besides a highway. Water was supplied to the city by digging water tanks on the high part of the mountain. The city has been famous for trade, art, learning, traffic and temples since the Shalivahan Saka period due to its metal mines and various vegetation on the hills.

Category: TemplesOwnership: Archaeological Survey of India
Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patnadevi
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