Khedbrahma

Khedbrahma

Khedbrahma is a city and a municipality in Sabarkantha district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Khedbrahma had a population of 25,547. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Khedbrahma has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 56%. In Khedbrahma, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

There is a "sangam (meeting point)" of three small rivers in Khedbrahma,namely Hirnakshi,Bhimakshi & Kosambi. After that it is called "HARNAV" which meet Sabarmati river.

History

Khedbhrama also know for its historical values, Lord Brahma’s Temple and goddess Amibika birth place, Jain Temple of Mahavir and Adivasi population. Legends has story that she was born in this town, people from across the countries comes here for visit every year.There are only two temples of Lord Brahma in the world ,one in Pushkar & second in Khedbrahma.

According to Padmapuran this is an ancient teerth being known as Brahmpur in Saty Yug; Agnikhet in Treta; Hiranyapur in Dwapar and talukhet in Kali Yug. Puratan Brahmakshetra says that many Digambar temples were also present in this locality. An inscription of Samvat 1256 is present in the ancient Aditi Vav. Many rise and falls have taken place here. The present jain temple is considered to be building 500 years ago.

Transportation

From Ahmedabad it is 122 KM far. From Himmatnagar it is 52 KM far. AND from ambaji it is only 50KM far.

Khedbrahma also has bus-station of state transport (GSRTC) and railway station where only two trains comes in a day.

Villages of khedbrahma Taluka:Matoda,Radhivad,Agia,Derol,Metral,Poshina,etc

References

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