Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Gunawa and Nawada

Base Town: Gonava Village Nawada
Where: Patna-Ranchi Road, Bihar
How to reach: From Parasnath Railway Station-Jhumri Teliya-Nawada (5 Hrs)
Best time to visit: Sept-February (post rains)
Time visited: Dec 2014
Stay:  Dharmashalas
Food: Hotmeals in Dharmashalas
Parking: Parking available outside premises


Tour Plan
Day 1: Madhuban - Rest and local Darshan
Day 2: The Climb- Vandana
Day 3: Parikrama(Pradakshina)
Day 4: Rest
Day 5: Gunawa-Guniyaj, Nawada, Pawapuri, Nalanda, Kundalpur
Day 6: Kundalpur-Rajgrihi-Kundalpur
Day 7: Gaya, Vaishali
Day 8: Vaishali Sightseeing, Patna



Gunawa


The temple is said to be built in 1925. 



Nawada
It is said that when Bhagwan Mahavir attained Moksha in Pavapuri, at same time, Bhagwan Mahavirs, first first disciple (Gautam Gandhar), attained Kevaldyan in Gunawa. The temple is dedicated to Bhagwan Mahavir Temple. Old idols of Bhagwan Kuntunath, Bhagwan Parasnath.  






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