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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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Saraswati Mandir

Saraswati Mandir
During the Shatrunjaya tirthyatra (climbing up), leaving the steps and just walking 30 feet on far right on serpentile foot path, we come across a little room type temple of Jain Saraswati Devi, the Goddess of Knowledge. Continue reading “Saraswati Mandir” »

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Pawapuri Jalmandir

Pawapuri Jalmandir
We come across the Pawapuri Jalmandir while doing the pilgrimage of siddhagiri. Entering it we get ‘darshan’ of Lord Mahavir and Gautam Swami. Continue reading “Pawapuri Jalmandir” »

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Kumar Kund

Kumar Kund
This Historical place speaks to us of the great King Kumarpal.

Ruler of eighteen countries and a strict follower of Ahimsa – Non-Violence ‘King Kumarpal’ brought here a pilgrimage on foot. Thousands of men and women joined. As they reached Palitana, King Kumarpal, refused to take the title of Sanghpati free and wear the Sanghmal. He said “Whoever offers more money should be given the chance of becoming Sanghvi. The ‘Chadhava’ bargain began. On one side was King Kumarpal and on other side was his own minister Vagbhatta. Continue reading “Kumar Kund” »

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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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Foot prints of Lord Ajitnath

Foot prints of Lord Ajitnath
During the pilgrimage of shatrunjaya we come across the foot prints of Lord Ajitnath. Instead of going straight through the stone steps reaching Babu Temple, let us step a little right on the stone steps going hillside up. Continue reading “Foot prints of Lord Ajitnath” »

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Pilgrimage to Shatrunjaya – A visit to Shatrunjaya

Pilgrimage to Shatrunjaya   A visit to Shatrunjaya
The Holiest Hill Shatrunjaya is before us with its peak beautified with thousands of Jain Temples. The ridges of the two hills, two thousand feet above sea level, are crowded with an incredible collection of temples and shrines having varied description and size. The highest part of the mountain top is occupied by Shri Adishwar Temple, a particularly ornate building dating from 1530 AD, situated on the site on which was, very much earlier temple dating from the time of Lord Adishwar, countless centuries ago. Continue reading “Pilgrimage to Shatrunjaya – A visit to Shatrunjaya” »

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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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Shri Pundarik Swami’s Foot-prints

Shri Pundarik Swamis Foot prints
While doing the palitana jatra we come across Shri Pundarik Swami’s foot prints. While climbing up, on our right, there is a little dehri with a good history. Some say ‘‘History is a capricious creature depends on who write it.’’ Yet here we see ‘‘it depends on who make it.’’ Continue reading “Shri Pundarik Swami’s Foot-prints” »

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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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