Majholi

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Majholi
city
Majholi is located in Madhya Pradesh
Majholi
Majholi
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°30′N 79°55′E / 23.5°N 79.92°E / 23.5; 79.92Coordinates: 23°30′N 79°55′E / 23.5°N 79.92°E / 23.5; 79.92
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Jabalpur
Elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,308
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Majholi is a town and a nagar panchayat in Jabalpur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Majholi had a population of 11,308. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Majholi has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 54%. In Majholi, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Tourism[edit]

History of Vishnu-Varaha Temple at Manjholi
Vishnu Varaha TempleEntrance1
Vishnu Varaha Front
Vishnu Varaha AdiNarayan
Vishnu Varaha OtherStetues
Vishnu Varaha DurgaStetue

Majour attraction of tourism in Majholi is Vishnu-Varaha Temple in Majholi. It is one ancient temple which has an elephant size Varaha statue and in front of Varaha statue, Adi Narayan (Shri Vishnu) sitting in Yogasana. Behind Adi Narayan, Sheshnag (Snake) is sitting between front legs of Varaha. Behind, Sheshnag, there is wife of Sheshnag. All 4 vedas are underneath four legs of Varaha as told by Priest. You can find, many other ancient statues which are fixed in sanctum wall, such as Ganesh, Kali, Hanuman which tells the story that original temple must have been grand and rich in heritage.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.