ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND MYTHOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE
It is believed that PARASHURAM was asked by his father JAMADGNI to build a temple of Mrityunjya at Keshav kshetra. It is also believed that during the exile period of PANDVA'S (AGYATVAS) they took shelter at this place. CHAUHAN ruler HAMMIR of Ranthambore also visited and completed the offerings of his father JAITRSING after his sad demise on the way to Keshorai.
The Temple was recreated by Bundi ruler Maharaj SHATRUSAL n 1641 AD.
It is considered as a holy place and Chambal as a holy river, devotees take bath during Kartik Poornima and enjoy Kartik fair on the banks of river Chambal.
JAIN TEMPLE of MUNI SUVRATNATH is also located at this holy place and is considered to have magical powers called Atishay Kendra.
Many steps are being taken by the administration and the govt. to create awareness amongst the public to save rivers from pollution and to keep them clean. This would even help attract tourists to this destination.