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Nearly 92 cms. high, white-colored idol of Bhagawan Suparshvanath in the
It is in a big fort named Mandu on a high peak of the Vindhyachal
It seems that the idol of Bhagawan Suparshvanath was installed about the
year 1472 of the Vikram era and afterwards the temple was renovated. It is
noteworthy that the whole city was got decorated by Pethad shah on the
occasion of greeting Dharmaghoshasurishvarji on his arrival. Samgram Soni
of this place wrote the book, Buddhisagar and got the Agams written in
letters of gold. For this he was highly honoured in the royal court of
King Mohammed Khilji. There are many evidences showing that in the past
there were 700 Jain temples and Pausadhashalas. this was a prosperous city
inhabited by six lakh Jains. From every family a gold mohur and a brick
were given to a man who newly came to settle here. People of those days
had such noble feelings towards co-religionists.
There is another ancient temple of Bhagawan Shantinath in the compound of
of art and Sculpture:
Mandav is the present day Mandu. It is a very ancient place, famous all
over India. Remains of art are found here even today. Even in
Chaityavandan, there is a mention of Mandavgadh. This shows its antiquity.
The nearest railway station of Indore, is at a distance of 88 kilometers
and the large town Dhar is at a distance of 33 kilometers. Bus service and
private vehicles are available. Boarding and lodging provisions are there
near the temple.
Svetambar Tirth Pedhi, Mandavgadh, Mandu - 454010. Dist - Dhar, State :
Madhya Pradesh, India.