Must Visit List Of Tirth Places
Shri Bharuch Jain Tirth - Baroda
This tirtha is situated in the Bharuch city on the rail and road path, in the Shrimali Pole. Here we see the idol of Muni Suvrata Swami; black in complexion and in Padmasana posture. In the history of the Jainas, this ancient city is important from many points of view. Guru Gautama Swami has eulogized Muni Suvrata Swami, who is installed in Bharuch, in his “Jagachintamani Stotra” composed on the eight tirthas, Bhagavan Muni Suvrata Swami gave sermons to a horse here itself. Furthe...
Shri Girnar Jain Tirth - Junagadh
The Girnar mountain in the neighbourhood of Junagadh in Saurashtra is referred to as Ujjayantagiri or Raivatagiri in the Scriptures. This is considered to be Neminath mountain or fifth peak of the Shatrunjay mountain. There are references to so many Chakravartis, monarchs and Shresthis going on pilgrimage to and around the Raivata mountain, from the time of the first tirthankara to the time of the last tirthankara. In this tirtha we have an idol of Shri Neminath Bhagavan; it is black in compl...
Shri Jamnagar Jain Tirth - Jamnagar
The Jamnagar tirtha is renowned as a place of pilgrimage for the Jainas with its 14 majestic Jain temples. The city has Jain temples which give a glimpse of the ancient peak of Shatrunjaya. Jam Raval raised this city in the year V.S. 1596 on the 7th day of the bright half of Shravan, and named it as Navanagar. Jains have contributed a lot towards the development of this city. Actually, the history of the Jain temples starts with the birth of this city. Six out of the fourteen Jina temples sit...
Shri Siddhagiri Palitana Jain Tirth - Palitana
That which sublimates is TIRTHA (Place of pilgrimage). One who promotes Tirtha is TIRTHANKARAS. Shatrunjaya Tirtha, situated at a distance of 48 kms from Bhavnagar and 29 kms from Sihor in Saurashtra, is generally looked upon as a Tirtha of all times. The first ever Tirthankara of Jains dharma and the for most of persons to give rise to human civilization, Shri Rishabhadeva Bhagavan visited this sacred place ninety nine times. All the twenty three Tirthankaras, except Shri Neminath Bhagavan, ...
Shri Paroli Jain Tirth - Godhra
This tirtha is situated at a distance of just 16 kms from Vejalpur near Godhra. Here, in the heart of the town there stands the temple with an ancient idol of MULANAYAKA Shri Neminath Bhagavan. The history of this divine image is as old as history and full of miracles. The Prabhu here is known as “Sacha Deva Shri Neminath”, the art of the idol is extremely pleasing. It is said that in the times of Sultan Mahummad Begada, in V.S. 1540 the idol was in Dhaneshvar village. It was kept...
Shri Kutch-Bhuj Jain Tirth - Bhuj
There are three temples in the VANIYAVAD area in the Bhuj city in Kutch. One temple is decorated by the idol of MULAYAYAKA Shri Adishvar Bhagavan. In this temple belonging to the TAPA GACCHA, we have 14 idols structured in stone and 12 carved in metal. Again, portraits of Shri Vijayananda Suri (Shri Atamaramaji) and Shri Khantivijayaji Dada. The other temple belongs to the ANCHALA GACCHA. In this temple are found 23 idols in stone and 32 in metal. We have here again portraits of Shri Kalyanas...
Mahavir Swami Jain Temple - Ahmedabad
This temple has a dome. On the open square, there are excellent sculptural carvings of goddesses. in the terrace, pavapuri the place of nirvana of Mahavir is constructed of marble. There are metal idols of the twenty four Tirthankars. There is a silver coated carved fort of Astapadji. There is a bluish cristal idol of Bhagwan Shantinath. A bulb of electricity is not used at all in this temple. The temple is lighted with lamps burnt with coconut oil. The atmosphere is full of joy and peace....
Shri Tera Jain Tirth - Bhuj
The Tera town is situated at a distance of some 84 kms from Bhuj. In the middle of the town is installed in a temple, the idol of MULANAYAKA Shri Jiravala Parshvanath Bhagavan; it is almost 68 cms in height and in Padmasana posture. In addition to this Jina temple, the Tera town is famous on all sides because of its strong castle. It enhances the glory of its being one of the five tirthas in Abadasa. The art of the nine peaks of this temple is renowned; its flags fluttering on its nine peaks ...
Shri Gandhar Jain Tirth - Ankleshwar
This tirtha is situated on the sea-shore near the Gandhara village at a distance of 26 kms from Broach; in the jungle in the midst of beautiful and impressive natural surroundings. Here we have an idol of MULANAYAKA Shri Parshvanath Bhagavan; white in complexion; in Padmasana posture. There was a time when Gandhara was renowned as a port. There were many Jina temples and quite a good population of Shravakas. According to the Inscription on the idol installed her, the idol was ceremoniously in...
Shri Varkana Jain Tirth - Varkana
The Varkana is situated at a distance of 20 kms from Falna station and 3 kms from Rani station. The tirtha is in the heart of the town. This is considered to be one of the Tirthas in the Godavala Pancha-tirthas. The sculptural beauty of its peak is unrivalled. The temple over here has an idol of MULANAYAKA Shri Parshvanatha Bhagavan ; white in complexion, some 30 cms in height and in Padmasana posture. The town was very much prosperous in the ancient days and was known as Varakanakapur or Var...
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