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Taranga Hill Buddhist Heritage

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Taranga Hill - Photo Courtesy Klompernindia

Taranga Hills, 20 kms from Vadnagar is home to caves that were used by Buddhist monks thousands of years ago. It has Buddhist sculptures carved in stone that resemble the Bodhi Vriksha or Kalpavruksha and other Buddhist motifs. Taranga Hills harbours connections with Buddhism. The main idols enshrined in the Taranmata and Dharanmata temples are of Buddhist goddess Tara. Broken terracotta images of Buddha, four carved images of Dhyani Buddha on a stone plate, stone and brick walls inside rock shelters etc. have been discovered from here Taranga Hills is popularly visited alongwith Mahudi, Vadnagar, Kumbhariyaji, Ambaji and Dilwara Temple as part of an ex-ahmedabad pilgrimage circuit.

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Heritage Site (Buddhist Heritage)

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