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Shri Khimel Tirth

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

Tirth: It is in the Khimel village.

Historicity: This village belongs to a period earlier than the  twelfth century. There is a reference that it was built by Sheth Lalashah Oswal under the auspices of Acharya Hemsurishvarji on the tenth day of the bright half of the month of Vaishakh in the year 1134 of the Vikram era. A flag is hoisted every year on the third day of the bright half of the month of Fagan.

Other Temples: At present, there is no other temple.

Works of art and Sculpture: The idol of God is very ancient and beautiful. Since it is parikarayukta , it looks very sighty. The pariker is very artistic. The painting of two elephants on the gate is very splendid. The temple has a low stature.

Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Khimel is 1 Kilometer away, Rani is 4 kilometers away and Falna is 11 kilometers away. Bus service and private vehicles are available. There are boarding and lodging provisions.

Trust: Shri Jain Svetambar Devasthan Pedhi, Khimel, Dist. : Pali, State - Rajasthan, India.

Shree Shantinath Bhagwan

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