Bhatkuli, Maharashtra

The actual name of Bhatkuli Jain temple is Adinath Swami Digambar Jain Samsthan (Atishaya Kshetra) Bhatkuli Jain. It is an Atishaya Kshetra (place of miracles). Shri Bhatkuli is the transformed name of Bhojkut City of ancient Vidharba that was established by Rukmi, brother of Lord Krishna’s chief queen, Rukmini. Bhatkuli is famous for the eye-catching, ancient idol of Bhagwan Adinath made of black stone, by King Rukmi in the Mahabharata period. He established the idol in a magnificient temple, which the archaeologists say is 3000 years old.

How to reach:

Railway Station: Badnera -20km
Bus Stand: Amravati -18km
Air Port: Nagpur

Nearby Places:

Muktagiri 60 km.

Karanja Lad 70 km.

Akola 100 km.