Karjat is a city near Mumbai, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Its steep Ulhas Valley is lush in the rainy season, with a full river and waterfalls. Bahiri Cave, overlooking the valley, is a Hindu pilgrimage site. The ancient Kondeshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Kondana Caves are 16 man-made caverns dating from the 1st century B.C., with stupas and statues. They were home to Buddhist monks.