This area has group of rock cut caves made in the 7-8th century AD in Mada, 32 km from Waidhan. The Mada caves are situated in Mada tehsil of Singrauli district. Famous caves include Vivah Mada, Ganesh Mada and Shankar Mada, Jaljalia and Ravan Mada. Besides rock cut caves, Singrauli also has Painted rock shelters. Ranimachi, Dholagiri and Goura pahad lie in Chitrangi tehsil of Singrauli. These painted rock shelters belong to the Mesolithic age of microlithic implements culture.
Jaljaliya Mada Caves
This cave complex consists of two caves of which one is a temple cave and the other is an underground cave which in in the form of a pool. The temple consists of Lord Shiva statue and the statue of a goddess. The most interesting aspect is that the pool cave has an unidentified source of water and was probably used as a bathing pool in ancient times. About 200 meters away from this cave, there is a small temple dedicated to Goddess Sita known as Sita Kuti. Near this is a small waterfall, which is also known as the wish-fulfilling waterfall and hence popular among the locals.
How to Reach:
Nearest Airport is Lal Bhadur Shastri airport, Babatpur Varanasi, one can take a taxi or Bus from Varanasi (U.P.) to Waidhan (M.P.) from waidhan taxi or Bus may be boarded for Mada.
Nearest Railway station is Bargawan and Singrauli.
Mada is well connected with road, we can hire taxi or board the Bus from waidhan to mada.