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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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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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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 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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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 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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