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Baneshwar Temple, mainly famous for housing the revered Swayambhu Shiv Linga, is located on the delta formed by the confluence of Som and Mahi rivers. It stands on five feet high stone and is split into five parts.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

The nearest Bus stop is Dungarpur

The nearest Railway station is Dungarpur.

By Air

The nearest Airport is Dabok Airport (UDR), Udaipur, Rajasthan is 79 km away.

Extra Information

Baneshwar fair is a popular tribal fair held in Dungarpur district in Rajasthan state of India. The fair is held in the month of February at Baneshwar, a small delta formed by the river Soma and, 68.4 km from Dungarpur. This fair is a major fair of the tribals. 'Baneshwar' means the ‘master of the delta’ which is derived from the Shiva Linga worshipped in the Mahadev temple in Dungarpur. This is a religious fair with simple and traditional rituals. The tribal of Bhils come from the neighbouring states of Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat and offer prayers to Lord Shiva. The name 'Baneshwar' is derived from the revered Shivlinga, which is kept in the Mahadev Temple in Dungarpur. "Baneshwar means the 'Master of the Delta' in the local Vagdi language and this name was given to the Shivlinga. The Baneshwar fair is held at a small delta formed by the river Som and Mahi, from Magh Shukla Ekadashi to Magh Shukla Purnima.

Timings and Events
Events

Baneshwar Fair, Shivaratri

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