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Shri Mandar Tirth

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

Mulnayak: Nearly 120 cms high,white-colored idol of Bhagawan Mahavir Swami in the Padmasana posture.
It is in a street of temples in the Mandar village.

Historicity: There is a reference to this village in the list of the members of the committee appointed for the annual function of Abu - Delwada in the year 1287 of the Vikram era. This temple is mentioned in the Tirthmala composed by Poet Megh in the year 1499 of the Vikram era. It seems that his temple was buried in an earthquake. The large idols of Bhagawan Parshvanath and Bhagawan Vimalnath in the Kayotsarga posture were found from the hollow of a ground near a hill outside the village. This temple was renovated and this ancient extraordinary idol was reinstalled in the year 1920 of the Vikram era. Many ruins of buildings outside the village reveal that this was a large city of many temples. Inscriptions also state that rich merchants of this place participated in many religious activities. A flag is hoisted on the thirteenth day of the bright half of the month of Magh.

Other Temples: Besides this, there is an old temple of Bhagawan Dharmanath.

Works of art and Sculpture: Found while digging, these ancient idols are beautiful, impressive and delightful.

Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Abu Road is at a distance of 50 kilometers from here. Bus service and private vehicles are available. boarding and lodging provisions are there. There is also an ayambilshala.

Trust: Shri Panch Mahajan Jain Dharmashala and Dharmik Trust Mandal, Mandar - 307513. Dist - Shirohi, State-Rajasthan, India.

Shree Mahavir Bhagwan and Vimalnath Bhagwan Swami


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