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Shri Varkana Tirth

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

Mulnayak: 30 cms. high, white - colored idol of Bhagawan , Parshvanath in the Padmasana Posture.
It is in the center of the village Varkana.

Historicity: In ancient times, Varkana was a prosperous and large city. This tirth was renovated by merchants of Shrimalpur in the times of king Kumbha. Caught in clutches of time, these splendid temples were demolished. The idol of Varchana Parwhvanath is very ancient. From the ground, it was found by a Shephered. In the year 1211 of the Vikram era, this splendid temple was build and the idol of the Mulnayak was installed in it. The last renovation was accomplished in the year 1981 of the Vikram era and the idol was reinstalled in the year 2014 of the Vikram era. One bows down to Bhagwan Varkana Parshvanath in the twelfth verse of ‘Sakal - tirth - vandana’ of Rai Pratikramana, A big fair is held on the tenth day of the dark half of the month of Madsar every year.

Other Temples: There are no other temples.

Works of art and Sculpture: The art of the idol here has a special significance. The sculpture on the summits presents an extraordinary illustration of art. There is an attractive painting of a howdah on the elephant, the gate to the square in front of the temple. The big havelci of the king is in front of the temple. The big haveli of the king in front of the temple there is the king’s haveli which houses, beautiful horses.

Guidelines: Rani, the nearest railway station, is 3 Kilometers and Falna is at distance of 20 kilometers. Bus service and Private vehicles are easily available. There are boarding and lodging provisions.

Trust: Shri Vakrana Parshwnath Jain Devasthan Pedhi, Varkana : 306 601, Dist : Pali, Rajasthan State, India

Bhagawan Parshvanath

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