Shri Digambar Jain Atishay Kshetra Stavnidhi (Tawandi)
Taluk: Chikkodi, Dist: Belgaon, Karnataka 591 237
Phone nos: 08338 220308 223776
Nearest cities: Kolhapur 47 km. Ichalkaranji 48 km
This is an old teerth kshetra with a total of five Jain temples here. According to legend, the wife of the king of Bijapur was seriously ill with no medicine working.
Two Jain religious person named Paishetty and Jaishetty cured the queen and the king allowed them to construct the Jain temple. Both of them dreamt about a Jain idol which could be recovered on excavation of the soil at a particular place.
When the idol was recovered, it was found to be broken. Later they dreamt again and when they took out the idol it was found to be perfect. The same idol is known as Shri Navkhand Parsvanath and is available for viewing of the people to see and worship.
An idol of Shetrapal Brahmadev have also been installed here.