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Shri Mirpur Tirth

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Mulnayak: Nearly 90 cms high,white-colored idol of Bhagawan Bhidabhanjan Parshvanath in the Padmasana posture.

Tirth: It is among the hills in the forest at a distance of two kilometers from the village Mirpur.

Historicity: There is an inscription stating that this temple was built by King Samprata. There is a reference that this temple was renovated by Shri Samant, the disciple of Acharya Jayanand Surisvarji. The remains scattered over here reveal that this was a large city in the past. The ancient sculpture of this temple reminds one of Abu, Delwada etc. The artistry displayed on the summit here surpasses even that of Abu. This temple is also mentioned in the ‘World And Encyclopedia of Art’. This is the birth-place of Shri Parshvachandrasuri Maharaj Saheb, the founder of Parshvachandra gachchha. A fair is held here every year on the tenth day of the dark half of the month of Magasar.

Other Temples: Besides this, a temple of Bhagawan Mahavir and two other temples are there at present.

Works of art and Sculpture: The art of this place is matchless. It seems that the sculpture of domes, arched gates and pillars in nearby a thousand of years old. The carving of elephants in the temple which seems to be the best work of art of the times of Pallav. The figures of yaksha, gandharvas, gods and goddesses all around are very well carved. The ever-peaceful atmosphere of this lonely place is very beautiful. Its natural beauty of the scene of sun-set in front of the temple is spectacular.

Guidelines: The temple is at a distance of 37 kilometers from the nearest railway station of Shirohi, at a distance of 60 kilometers from Abu and at a distance of 15 kilometers from the Shirohi town. Bus service and private vehicles are available. There are provisions for boarding and lodging.

Trust: Sheth Shri Kalyanji Paramandadji Pedhi, Mirpur Village, Shirohi, State - Rajasthan, India.

Bhagawan Bhidabhanjan Parshvanath


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