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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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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
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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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