Mahudi is a village near the river Sabarmati. This village is in Mansa Taluka of Gandhinagar
District. Gandhinagar is 35 km. away and Ahmedabad
is 70 km. away. Nearby town is Vijapur, which is 6 km. away. Mahudi is famous for Jinalaya Jain temple of Shri Ghantakarna Mahavir. It is a centre of pilgrimage for the Jains devotees. There are lakhs of people from different religions offering prayers besides Jain devotees.
'Yognistha Acharya Bhagwant Shrimad BuddhiSagarsuri Maharaj Sahebji' had observed a long period of penance here and had inspired the construction of new temple. Devotees offer `sukhadi', which after offering, is eaten within the temple complex.Tradition forbids the carrying away of such offerings outside premises. Large and clean sarai offers comfortable stay to the pilgrims.
Historicity in ancient times, this place was known as Madhupuri. The idols and artistic remains found from the hollow of the earth show that this place is nearly 2000 years old. The inscription in the Brahmi script also show its antiquity.The ancient and beautiful Mulnayak Bhagawana Padmaprabhu, was formally reinstalled by guidance of 'Yognishta Acharyadev Shrimad Buddhisagarsurisvarji' in the newly built temple in the year 1974 of the Vikram era (1917 as English Calendar).
'Kali Chaudas' Is one of most important event in Mahudi. That day at least two lakhs people visits here. On that day people come for making knots on thread in which 108 times they chant Mantras and after every mantra read a bell rings. They sits around 'Hanvan' (fire) and read mantras and then spill ghee and other materials into Havan.