Kumbhoj is the name of an ancient city located 8 km away from Hathkanagale town in Kolhapur district, Maharashtra. A 28 – feet tall monolith statue of Bahubali stands two kilometers away from Kumbhoj city.
According to mythology, an ascetic saint Shri Bahubali Maharaj lived here almost 250 years ago. He was a renowned scholar and a mystic. It is said that due to his spiritual presence no wild animals attacked the pilgrims visiting the temple site. The site has been named as Kumbhoj Bahubali in memory of this great saint. After the death of the saint Bahubali, many great spiritual Jain Munis have visited the place making this temple site more blessed for the devout followers of Jainism. This is a famous Jain pilgrimage center and believed to be an Atishaya Kshetra-a place of miracles