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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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Foot prints of Sukoshal Muni

Foot prints of Sukoshal Muni
Chetan ! History means his story but if you take upon your own self it might become your own story. As they acheived the supreme goal at last, you too could strive hard to get that superb beauty.

One who wants to make a high jump in the sky, even one step is enough. In the same way, inspiration comes in the way of lighting. Only few could see it and fewer could feel it and rare, very rare people could be benefitted by it. Continue reading “Foot prints of Sukoshal Muni” »

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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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Aiemutta Muni

Aiemutta Muni
While the Siddhgiri tirthyatra, while climbing towards Lord Adishwar’s darbar, the third idol is of Aiemutta muni. After being initiated, Aiemutta muni came for alms at the occassion of Devki’s wedding. Jeevyasha, wife of Kansa pleaded him to dance as he was brother of Kansa. By mistake he forecasted, ”On whose marriage you’re happy, her 8th son will make you widow.” Aiemuttha muni went away. Gradually, he attained Kevalgyan and preached ‘Shatrunjay Laghu Kalpa’ before Narad Rishi. Continue reading “Aiemutta Muni” »

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