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Shri Osiyaji Tirth

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

Mulnayak: Nearly 80 cms. high, Golden - Colored idol of Bhagawan Mahavir Swami in the Padmasana posture.
It is in the center of the Osiyaji village.

Historicity: Once this was a large and prosperous city. In ancient times, it was known by many names. The inscription states that this temple was built by king Utpaldev and the idol was installed by Acharya Ratnapradhasurishvarji. In the ‘Osian Vir Stavan’ composed by Shri Nayapramod, the disciple of Hir Udaya in the year 1712 of the Vikram era, it is stated that this idol was installed by King Samprati. After lying in the hollow of the earth for centuries, when Uhad, the king’s advisor, settled. the city, Acharya Ratnaprabha surishvarji blessed this land by putting his foot - steps on it. There is a reference. that this temple was renovated and the idol was installed in it in the year 1017 of the Vikram era. It was renovated again and again from time to time. There is a famous and very miraculous idol of the presiding deity named. Puniya Baba and the ancient idols of a male snake and a female snake are also there. Acharya Ratnaprabhaji preached Chamundadevi and made her right - faithed (Samyaktvi) and adorned her with the name Sachchaimata. By her divine power, an idol of Bhagwan Mahavir was made of cow - milk and sand. This idol was installed by the Acharya as a Mulneyak. A fare is held here on the  Fagan Sud 3..

Other Temples: There is a Dadawadi on the hill in the village, There are foot - idols of Acharya Ratnaprabha Surishvarji. There is also a temple of Sachaiamata at a distance of one kilometer.

Works of art and Sculpture: This is a tirth of religion as a well as tirth of From the viewpoint of art and sculpture, Osian world - famous on account of its vastness, artistic distinct quality and beauty. The pillars and walls of the pandal the scene of the celebration of bathing the idol by gods and goddesses, and the scene of carrying the fetus, look very vivid. The artistry of the gate to the temple and the arched gates to the round passage are very attractive. Researchers of archaeological skill and ancient sculpture, come here from the country and from abroad.

Guidelines: The Osiyaji tirth is on the Jodhpur - Jesalmer railway line at a distance of one kilometer from the temple. Jodhpur is at a distance of 65 kilometers. There are boarding and lodging provisions.

Trust: Shri Mangalsinhji Ratansinhji Dev Pedhi Trust, Osian : 342302, Dist. Jodhpur, Rajathan State, India.

Bhagawan Mahavir Swami
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