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Pawapuri Giriyak Circuit

In Pawapuri-Giriyk circuit, Pawapuri and Giriyk are two ancient sites. The place in Pawapuri where the monuments related to Jainism are present, is the same place where famous Jain Tirthankara Mahavira preached and obtained Nirvana afterwards. On the other side Giriyak is also an ancient site, which is located along the river Panchane. Shrimad Bhagavad Gita describes the glory of Giriyak city. In that Giriyak get the following five name, 1. Giritate 2. Giriyave 2. Giriyaka 4. Girivajra 5. Giriyak. According to Brahma-Purana, this city was founded by Vasu, fourh son of Lord Krishna. Pawapuri Giriyk circuit is in the center of many important sites such as the Jal Mandir, Digambar Jain Temple, Sariputra Stupa, Jarasandha's pond, Maa Ashapuri Temple, Vishnupad temple.