Shri Adishakti Maa Durga Devi “Shaktipeeth” Dhanpur
The district is an ancient historical town called Dhanupar at a distance of 23 km from the Pendrarod railway station of Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi. Dhanpur was the largest ancient commercial center in the region of Jain religions. In ancient times, Dhanpur was famous as a magnificent city of Jain religions due to being a major trading path. Apart from Jainism, relics related to Shaivism have also been found in Dhanpur. The Rishabhanath pond is located in Dhanupar village, near which a statue of Jain Tirthankar is installed as a village deity under a tree, while on the left a statue of Maa Durga is installed. Many statues related to Jainism are kept in the temple premises. Three km away from the village, a huge black but sandy natural rock has a huge statue of Jainism in a semi-formed position known as Beni Bai. The Tirthankar statue, carved in Karyotsarga posture, is about 25 feet high, this is the only example of a sculpted Jain sculpture in Chhattisgarh region.