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Gateway of Virtue and Sin

Gateway of Virtue and Sin
Chetan ! Here we enter an interesting place. There is a room like place. People coming out seem pleased and people entering it are curios and eager to know some thing. Well they are anxious to know their fate. Because, this small room contains a statue of a camel. On it is seated a man. The camel man is standing near the camel handling it. Continue reading “Gateway of Virtue and Sin” »

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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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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
Continue reading “Shree Siddhagiriraj Yatra Five Chaityavandans” »

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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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