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MANDHATA, a village with temples in India, in Nimar district of the Central Provinces, on the south bank of the Narbada. Pop. (1901), 832. It is a famous place of Hindu pilgrimage, as containing one of the twelve great lingas of Siva; and as late as the beginning of the 1pth century it was the scene of the selfimmolation of devotees who threw themselves from the cliffs into the river.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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