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Vijapur

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Country  India
State  Gujarat
Founded  no name
District  Mehsana

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Languages spoken  Gujarati, Hindi, english

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Vijapur is a city and a municipality in Mehsana district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

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Vijapur is a birthplace of Jain monk Buddhisagar Suri. Buddhisagarsuri (1874–1925) was an ascetic, philosopher and author of the early 20th century. He wrote more than hundred books. He was born in nearby Manipura village. He was Patel by birth, and got enlightenment at an early age. He established Mahudi Jain temple of Ghantakarna Mahavir. He lived in Vijapur and died in Vikram samvat 1981(1925 A.D). He was cremated in Vijapur after his death. His samadhi is located behind the government guest home at vijapur.

A Massive Jain temple and a memorial dedicated to Buddhisagar Suri was established in Vijapur years later, which is now a very popular Pilgrimage cenre. Besides, there are nine other Jain temples in Viajpur. Jain Thirth of Mahudi and Aglod are also nearby.

9km from Vijapur there is a sightseeing place spoted named Tirupati Rashivan. It has been built in a very large space. There are many things to look like. There is also water park.Tirupati Rasivan located in Derol village.

Rushivan vijapur mp4


Gol gumbaz or gol gumbadh of vijapurbijapur karnataka


Geography

Vijapur is located at 23.57°N 72.75°E / 23.57; 72.75. It has an average elevation of 116 metres (380 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Vijapur had a population of 25558. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Vijapur has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 60%. In Vijapur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References

Vijapur Wikipedia


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