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On the way to Sindhrot in the ravines of Mahi river is a 500-year-old vav, considered as the oldest and most beautiful vav of Sultan Mehmud Begada’s time in 16th century. A clutter of shops hides this treasure. Sevasi Vav (Originally known as Vidhyadhar Vav) was built to commemorate a spiritual leader, Vidyadhar, who died early and was revered in Sevasi village. The money used in building the vav came from state the treasury. The brick and stone vav is in east-west direction and goes seven storeys below ground level. The second storey has leaf patterns and magnificent sculptures. Some of the walls have scriptures on festivals celebrated by communities of that era. A stone masonry at the entrance has a name inscribed in Devnagri script. The gate has two tigers carved on the left and two elephants on the right. Stepwells were used to store rain water, and also became sources of legends. It is said, young girls decked in gold were sacrificed at Sevasi stepwell on full moon nights, for prosperity.

 


“Sevasi Vav – Information Tour organized by Vadodara-Baroda.City on – 24th May 2015”

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