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Shri Vatera Tirth

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

Mulnayak: Nearly 45 cms high,white-colored idol of Bhagawan Shantinath in the Padmasana posture (old Mulnayak).

Tirth: It is in the Vatera village.

Historicity: On the seat of Bhagawan’s parikar, there is an inscription of the year 1171 of the Vikram era and according to it Bhagwan Mahavir was Mulnayak. At the time of a certain renovation, perhaps the idol of Bhagawan Shantinath was installed. This tirth is believed to belong to a period earlier than the twelfth century. The last renovation was accomplished in the year 2022 of the Vikra era. The idol of Bhagawan Shambavnath was installed under the auspices of Vijayjinendrasurisvarji. Even today it is there as Mulnayak. A flag is hoisted on the temple on the third day of the bright half of the month of Jeth every year.

Other Temples: There is no other temple.

Works of art and Sculpture: The ancient idol of God is very impressive, artistic and beautiful. Other ancient idols are also handsome. The temple is in a small compound.

Guidelines: Sarupaganj, the nearest railway station is at a distance of 8 kilometers. Bus service and private vehicles are available. The sangha also provides necessary services. There are difficulties about reaching the temple in rainy days. There are provisions for boarding and lodging. There is also an upashraya.

Trust: Shri Samast Jain Sangha Pedhi, Vatera, Taluka :-Pindavada Dist : Shirohi, State : Rajasthan, India.

Shree Shantinath Bhagwan

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