In this run-of-the-mill life, everyone is surrounded by stress. Sometimes we are always under stress due to worrying about work, sometimes something. But do you know that this stress has a very bad effect on us? Therefore, we should go to such places, where our stress can be reduced. Experts believe that meditation to avoid stress, you can go somewhere for yoga, lifestyle improvement, and mental peace. In such a situation, if you are also tense, and are planning to go somewhere, then we are going to tell you about a place where you can find peace, and that place is the hill of Shatrunjaya. So let's know about this place.
Actually, Shatrunjaya literally means victory. Shatrunjaya hill is famous all over the world for peace and spirituality. Every year a large number of people arrive here and spend a moment of peace. Shatrunjaya hill is located near the historical city of Palitana in Gujarat. Although there are five hills near this city, the most sacred hill is considered to be Shatrunjaya hill. This hill is situated at an altitude of 164 feet above sea level. There are hundreds of Jain temples on this hill.
You will be surprised to know that you have to climb 375 stone stairs to reach the hill. While climbing these stairs you can enjoy amazing views of nature. You can get a real feeling of living in this peaceful place. Far away from the running life of the cities, you can spend moments of peace here and only. Spending time here has a good effect on your mental and physical health. Along with this, it also helps in relieving many types of stress.
Regarding the construction of the temples situated on the Shatrunjaya hill, it is said that they were built 900 years ago. Every year a large number of people reach this hill on the day of Kartik Purnima. It is believed that Adinath, the founder of Jainism, had done hard penance under the tree situated on this peak. At the same place, the temple of Adinath is also present today. Not only this, but the shrine of the Muslim saint Angar Pir is also located on the premises of the temple.
It is said that he protected this Shatrunjaya hill from the Mughals. Therefore, Muslim people who believe in Angar Pir along with them also come to the Shatrunjaya hill and offer prayers at the tomb. It is said that people here have their desires of mind also, and their desires are also fulfilled. Every year people reach here with their family, their friends, and their partners. So you too can definitely go here once.