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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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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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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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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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Gateway of Ghetipag

Gateway of Ghetipag
During the Siddhgiri yatra, while walking few more steps we come across a place where there is a wide space. When we move a little left and climb those few steps we see, a road going straight. Going a little far this road splits in two. On the right it takes people to Nav Tunk and straight way it would start dismounting with steps going down. Continue reading “Gateway of Ghetipag” »

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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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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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Rayan Pagala

Rayan Pagala
Under the holy tree, we see here huge yellow foot prints of Lord Adinath covered with silver at the exact place where Lord himself sat and gave sermon. Hence Lord Adinath is ubiquitous here. Its pratistha was done by Karmasha in VS 1587. Continue reading “Rayan Pagala” »

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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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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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