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Shri Ayad Tirth

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Mulnayak: White - colored idol of Bhagawan Adishvar in Padmasan posture.

Tirth: It is in the Ayad Village at a distance of one kilometer from the city of Udaipur.

Historicity: There is an inscription that the idol of Bhagawan Adishvar was installed by Acharya Yashobhadrasurishvarji before the year 1029 of the Vikram era. There is a inscription that in the times of King Jaysinh in the 13th Century, all the canonical scriptures were got written on palm - leaves by Shri Hemchandracharya. The last renovation of this temple was accomplished in the year 1995 of the Vikram era. At the time of the renovation, the idol of the Bhagwan Adishvar was installed.

Other Temples: There are four other temples. Three of them belong to the twelfth century. In one of the temples, there is an idol of Jagatchandrasurishvarji.

Works of art and Sculpture: Since all the temples are ancient, good craftsmanship is seen here.

The nearest railway station of Udaipur is at a distance of only one kilometer. Bus service and private vehicles are available. There are board and lodging provisions. It is very convenient to go to Udaipur and come back.

Trust: Shri Jain Svetambar Mahasabha Jain Mandir, Ayadgam Dist. : Udaipur, Rajathan State, India.

Ayad Temple

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