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Shelaka Acharya

Shelaka Acharya
King of Manduka Country, Shelak was very much impressed by the sermon of Thavacchaputra and he took 12 vows of Shravak-laymen. Again, when ShukaAcharya came in that country, his sleeping soul awoke and he abandoned the whole kingdom, opted and took diksha. Panthak with five hundred ministers also did the same. Gradually Muni Shelak was made Acharya and Leader of 500 pupils. Once, his body was overpowered by some unknown disease. When he came in Manduka Country, his worldly son King Manduka heartily requested him to stay and be cured by doctors. Continue reading “Shelaka Acharya” »

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Shri Pujya Tunk

Shri Pujya Tunk
Shri Pujya Tunk comes across us while doing the palitana tirthyatra. Chetan ! From here on your left side goes an old way,which is totally neglected, so let us walk on the newly built stone steps. Continue reading “Shri Pujya Tunk” »

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Foot prints of Kalikunda Parshwanath

Foot prints of Kalikunda Parshwanath
During the Palitana tirthyatra, climbing serpent way before the stone steps take a complete left-u-turn, we find a little level ground with a little temple in the middle. Behind it is a water hut and the fourth place of rest.

The little temple has footprints of Kalikunda Parshwanath in it. Continue reading “Foot prints of Kalikunda Parshwanath” »

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Foot prints of Lord Shantinath

Foot prints of Lord Shantinath
During Shatrunjaya tirthyatra we come across the foot prints of Lord Shantinath. Lord Shantinath along with 1,52,55,777 saints Continue reading “Foot prints of Lord Shantinath” »

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Jay Taleti

Jay Taleti
Jay Taleti – the worshipable part of the holy basement, the beginning of holy hill Shatrunjaya.

Chetan! Here you see small deharis, containing marble foot prints of Lord Adinath, who visited here 99 purva times; of Lord Ajitnath and Shantinath, who stayed here during the Chaturmas- a period of four months stay at one place; Lord Abhinandan Swami, by whose inspiration the eighth great resurrection of the Holy Shatrunjaya was performed and the likewise footprints are there. Its left and right sides too are full of miscellaneous small deharis with different foot prints. Continue reading “Jay Taleti” »

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Suraj Kund

Suraj Kund
This place itself is a history book with its every page a golden leaf.

King Mahipal was diseased with leprosy. Taking bath in this water reservoir his leprosy was cured and it disappeared as if in thin air. Continue reading “Suraj Kund” »

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