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(original stone color) idol of Bhagawan Parshvanath in the Khadgasana
It is on a hill near the Tirunarunkonde village.
This is a land of penance of many ascetics. The tirth belongs to the times
between the third century and the fifth century. It seems that the many
caves here were made for ascetics to make practice penance. Inscriptions
belonging to the period from the ninth to the sixteenth century are
available. It is mentioned that many Jain kings took interest in the
development of this region. A fair is held here every year from the tenth
to the fifteenth day of the bright half of the month of Vaishakh. Jains
and non-Jains come to this Digambar Atishay Kshetra for fulfillment of
their wishes. At present, the local people know Bhagawan Parshvanath as
There are at present no other temples.
of art and Sculpture:
This three-pinnacled temple looks very beautiful from a distance. It is an
ideal specimen of the art of the times of the Chol dynasty. The idol of
Bhagawan Chandraprabh Swami in this temple is very impressive and
spectacular. The workmanship of the idols of gods and goddesses carved on
the peaks of the temple is very attractive.
The nearest railway station of Ulundurpet is at a distance of 25
kilometers. Bus service and private vehicles are available. There are
steps for climbing this small hill. Boarding and lodging provisions are
Shri Parshvanath Bhagawan Jain Mandir, Tirunarunkonde,
Dist: South ArkaduKarana, State: Tamilnadu, India.
Shri Parshvanath Bhagwan