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 Shri Amarsagar Tirth

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Mulnayak: Nearly 75 cms. high, white - colored idol of Bhagawan Adishvar in the Padmasana posture.

Tirth: It is in the center of a pond in the Amarsagar village.

Historicity: The idol was installed by Patva Sheth Himataramji bafna under the auspices of Acharyashri Jinamahendrasurishvarji in the year 1928 of the Vikram era. The ancient idol is believed to belong to the times of King Samprati. This is a tirth of the Jesalmer group of five tirths. The Shetrunjaya Pilgrimage led by Bafna brothers of this place is very famous. Mines of yellow stone known as the jesalmer stone, are famous in the country and abroad.

Other Temples: There are two temples on the bank of the pond and there are two Dadawadis. The idols in this temple are large and very beautiful. They are nearly 1500 years old.

Works of art and Sculpture: The splendid and artistic two - storied temple presents a very delightful scene. The garden in front of the temple is very beautiful. The sculpture of this temple is a special and rare model of Indian art, The assembly hall of the temple is very beautiful, artistic and full of carvings. The stone nets on all the sides of the temple are very delightful to see.

Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Jesalmer is at a distance 3 kilometers. Bus service and private vehicles are available. It is convenient to go to the temple via the Jesalmer dharmashala. There are bhojanashalas also.

Trust: Shri Jesalmer, Lodravpur Parshvanath Jain, Svetambar Trust, Mahavir Bhavan, Jesalmer : 345001, Rajathan State, India.


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