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Shri Mahavirji Tirth

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Mulnayak | Tirth | Historicity | Other Temples | Works of art and Sculpture | Guidelines | Trust | Photo Gallery

Mulnayak: Nearly 78 cms. high, copper - colored idol of Bhagawan Mahavir Swami in the Padmasana posture.

Tirth: It is in the Chandanpur village on the bank of the Gambhir river.

Historicity: Found from a hollow on the hill near the temple, this very ancient idol of the nineteenth century, is serene, and beautiful. The appearing of this idol of Mahavir is related to a miracle. A tanner’s cow did not give milk. On looking for the reason, it was found that the cow used to go and stand on a hill and all her milk oozed out. The tanner had various doubts but he could not know the reason. At last when digging was done on the hill, an idol appeared. Hearing that an idol had appeared, worshippers enthusiastically came rushing from far and wide. By merely bowing their head to the idol, people had their wishes fulfilled. This splendid temple was, therefore, built and the idol was installed. Even today, worshippers who bow their head to the idol, feel boundless peace and their wishes are fulfilled. Impressed extremely by the idol, the king of Jaipur donated the expenses of the lamp, incense and other material for worshipping. The annual fair is held here from the thirteenth day of the bright half of the month of Chaitra to the first day of the dark half of the month of Vaishakh.

Other Temples: There is no other temple but the foot-idols of prabhu are installed where the idol appeared.

Works of art and Sculpture: The summits of the temple look, from a distance, like a divine city. The building style of the temple is very fascinating.

Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Mahavirji (Chandanpur) is 7 kilometers away. It is at a distance of 175 kilometers from Jaipur. All around the temple, there are boarding and lodging provisions.

Trust: Shri Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra, Post : Shri Mahavirji (Chandanpur), Swaminadhopur, State : Rajasthan, India.

Temple of Bhagawan Mahavir Swami


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