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Shri Rujuvaluka Tirth

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Mulnayak: Nearly 15 cms long, white-colored foot-idol of Bhagawan Mahavir Swami.
It is near the Barakar village on the bank of the river Barakar.
The present day Barker river was the Rujubaluka river of the ancient times. It is believed that this great tirth was Rujuvaluka. On the farm of the farmer Shyamak on the bank of this river under a shali tree at an auspicious time of Vijay Muhurta on the tenth day of the bright half of the month of Vaishakh Bhagawan Mahavir attained omniscience. Thus, this is a very sacred and holy place of Bhagawan Mahavir Swami’s attainment of Omniscience. Rev sadhus of the sixteenth, the seventeenth, and the eighteenth centuries described this tirth in their tirthmalas. Every particle of this place is purified and sanctified by twelve years long severe penance and attainment of omniscience of Bhagawan Mahavir Swami, the twenty- fourth Tirthankara. The grandeur of this place is matchless and beyond description.

Other Temples: At present, there are no other temples.
Works of art and Sculpture:
The scene of this temple on riverbank is extremely splendid and thrilling. The style of construction of this temple is distinct and wonderful. An ancient idol of Bhagawan Mahavir was found from this river. Its artistry is an excellent specimen of antiquity. It is installed in this temple.

Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Girdih is at a distance of 12 kilometers and Madhuvan is at a distance of 18 kilometers. Bus service and private vehicles are available. Boarding and lodging provisions are there.
Trust: Shri Jain Svetambar Sangh, Baraket, Dist - Girdih, State - Bihar, India.

Shri Mahavir Bhagwan


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