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21 Khamasamnas of Kartik Poonam

21 Khamasamnas of Kartik Poonam

Siddhachal Samaru Sada, Sorath Desh Mojar,
Manushya Janam Pami Kari, Vandu Var Hajar.
Ang Vasan Man Bhumika, Poojopagran Sar;
Nyay Dravya Vidhi Shudhata, Shudhi Sat Prakar.
Kartik Sudi Poonam Dine, Dashkoti Parivar;
Dravid Varikhillaji, Siddh Thaya Nirdhar.
Tin Karan Kartik Dine, Sangh Sayal Parivar;
Adi Jin Sanmukh Rahi, Khamasaman Bhau Var.
Ekvis Namey Varnavyo, Tiha Pahelu Abhidhan;
Shatrunjay Shukarjthi, Janak Vachan Bahuman.

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Gateway of Virtue and Sin

Gateway of Virtue and Sin
Chetan ! Here we enter an interesting place. There is a room like place. People coming out seem pleased and people entering it are curios and eager to know some thing. Well they are anxious to know their fate. Because, this small room contains a statue of a camel. On it is seated a man. The camel man is standing near the camel handling it. Continue reading “Gateway of Virtue and Sin” »

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Bharat – Bahubali

Bharat   Bahubali
The idol of Bharat Chakravarti standing in deep meditation,

Bahubali’s idol is also visible here with long beard and moustache, he remained so still that birds mistook him for a tree and they built their nests in his long beard. His whole body was covered with bushes. Continue reading “Bharat – Bahubali” »

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Shree Siddhagiriraj Yatra Five Chaityavandans

Shree Siddhagiriraj Yatra Five Chaityavandans
1. First Chaityavandan of Jay Taleti

Shree Shatrunjaya siddhakshetra, dithe durgati vare;
Bhav dhari ne je chadhhe, Tene bhav par utare. 1
Anata siddhano ahe thham, Sakal tirthno ray;
Pruva navanu Rushabhdev,
Jyain thhavia prabhupay. 2
Surajkund sohamano kavadjaksha abhiram;
Nabhiraya kul mandano, Jinvar karun pranam. 3
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History of Lord Adinath

History of Lord Adinath
In the 15th resurrection done in VS 1371 by Samarashah Oswal, the idol of Lord Rishabhdev was placed here by Acharya Ratnakar Suriji. Moghuls wrath destroyed it and so, the remaining face of the idol was worshiped. The Barbarian Moghul conquerors never permitted the restoration of the idol. Instead 100 gold coins were taken as pilgrim tax. Yet people payed it and did ‘Darshan’. Continue reading “History of Lord Adinath” »

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The Chha Gau Feri-Pradakshina

The Chha Gau Feri Pradakshina
Chha in Gujarati means six and Gau means two miles i,e three kilometres. Pheri means going round.

Thousands and many time lakhs of people come here on Phalgun Sukla 13 and go round the holy hill on foot. Continue reading “The Chha Gau Feri-Pradakshina” »

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Facts about Palitana

Facts about Palitana
1. There goes a saying ‘‘Structure of Ranakpur, Art of Abu, Height of Taranga, and greatness of Palitana are uncomparable.

2. This holy hill is named Shatrunjay a winner of enemies after King Shuka. The historical event is like this in nutshell…King Shukraj went to pilgrimage. Continue reading “Facts about Palitana” »

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Kavadyaksha

Kavadyaksha
Unless their is some extraordinary and celestial hidden power protecting day and night, how could these temples and their purity remain unpolluted and its whole atmosphere well-to-do at and ever pleasing?

The demi-god Kapardi is always looking after this holy hill. Continue reading “Kavadyaksha” »

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Tunk of Sheth Motishah

Tunk of Sheth Motishah
On our left is a big castle like stone wall connected to Rampol. Many workers and men carrying Doli’s are waiting for their customers to return after worshiping Lord Adinath. It takes time so the waiters are either gossiping or taking rest under the shade of trees. The wind touching those trees seems blowing windpipe and tuning sweet music. Continue reading “Tunk of Sheth Motishah” »

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Foot prints of Nami – Vinami

Foot prints of Nami   Vinami
Both were grandsons of Lord Adinath and sons of Kaccha and Mahakaccha. Lord Adinath brought them up as sons. Before taking sainthood Lord Adinath distributed countries and villages to king Bharat etc. Nami-Vinami were not present at that time. They didn’t get their share. When they returned, Bharat was ready to give them their shares but they refused ‘you took from Lord, we too will take from him’. They went in Jungle and served Lord Adinath. Continue reading “Foot prints of Nami – Vinami” »

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