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White-coloured idol of Bhagawan Mahavir Swami in the Padmasana posture.
Tirth: It is in the center of the Sanchor
Historicity: This tirth is
believed to belong to the times of Bhagwan Mahavir. It is described in the
'Jagachintamani Stotra'. The ancient name of Sanchor was Satyapur or
Satyapuri. It is also mentioned in the various trithakalps composed in the
fourteenth century, The impact of this tirth was so great that people of
other religions became jealous. But nobody could do any damage to the
idol. There is a reference that at last Alludin Khilji deceitfully took
the idol to Delhi. Here stands a mosque. It was a Jain temple in the
When the temple was built,
is not known today. But it was renovated in the year 1963. There is no
information about the golden idol that Allaudin took away to Delhi. The
existing idol of Mulnayak is very ancient and impressive. This is the
birth-place of the great poet Samaysundarji, Even today, this temple is
called the temple of living God.
There are four other temples.
of art and Sculpture:
Ancient remains are found near the ancient mosque which is called the
ancient Jain temple. The idol of Mulnayak, Bhagwan Mahavir, is very
beautiful and impressive.
Raniwada, the nearest railway station is at a disntance of 48 kilometers.
boarding and lodging provisions are there in the village. Bus service and
private vehicles are easily available.
Trust: Shri Jain Murtipujak Sangha
Pedhi, Sanchor - 343 041.Dist - Zalor, State Rajasthan, India.