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Shri Nagaur Tirth

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

Mulnayak: Nearly 65 cms. high, white - colored idol of Bhagawan Adishvar in the Padmasana posture.
It is near the Street of Sindhavis in the Nagaur village.

Historicity: The ancient name of this city was Nagpur. It was a chief center of the Jain religion. The inscription states that the idol of Bhagawan Mahavir was installed in the year 919 of the Vikram era. ‘The Nagaur Chaitya Paripati’ States that there were seven temples. This temple of Bhagwan Adinath which, is known as Motamandir, was installed in the sixteenth century. It is here that the title of Acharya was awarded to Kalikalasarvagna Hemchandracharya. Acharya Jinalabdhiji died here in the year 1406 of the Vikram era. Even today, there are temples of the Tapagachchha, the Khartaragachchha, the Parsvachandrasurigachchha, and the Lokhagachchha. This is the birth - place of many religious leaders. Many Acharyas visited this place, Many religious activities were done here. This place is, therefore, specially noteworthy.

Other Temples: There are five other temples, one Guramandir and one Dadavadi.

Works of art and Sculpture: There are ancient idols in the temples here. The wooden doors and the glass - work are very beautiful.

Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Nagaur is two kilometers away from the temple and from the chief city of Jodhpur, it is at a distance of 138 kilometers. There are boarding and lodging provisions.

Trust: Shri Jain Svetambar Mandir margi, Motun Jain Mandir (Kachvalun) Nagaur : 341001, State : Rajasthan, India

Shri Adinath Bhagwan - Nagaur

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