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Digambar jain temple Chandkhedi Rajasthan

 Digambar jain temple Chandkhedi

  Baghwan Adinath

  Baghwan Adinath (Rishabhdeo, the first Tirthankar)

  LOCATION: Sri Digamabar Jain Athishaya Kshetra Chandkhedi is located near 4 kilometer away from kota khanpur on the banks of the magnificent Chandrabhaga river near the town Khanpur in Jhalawad district. Chandkhedi is situated at a distance of 35 Km from Atru Station, 85 Km from Kota, 330 Km from Jaipur and 584 Km from Delhi.

 The 11th century A.D. Shantinath jain temple is very beautiful near a small river. In this temple a very beautiful idol of Lord Adinath (Rishabhdeo, the first Tirthankar), made of Red Stone, 5.25 feet in height is installed in a basement 12 feet underground. This idol is with unique features and miraculous. The 7th century A.D. temples, the intricately carved pillars and arched gateways are fine examples of the temple architecture and craftsmanship. It is said that Shri Kishandas Mariya the Minister of Kota constructed this temple during VS 1730 to VS. 1746. The main idol of Bhagwan Rishbhdev (mulnayak) is 5 feet 3 inch high a marvelous and beautiful idol was found and brought from the forest of Shergarh Barapati area.

This temple also include the idols of Bhagwan Suparshwanatha, Bhagwan Shambhavanatha, Bhagwan Parshwanath, Bhagwan Bahubali, Yakshi Ambika and many tirthankara idols. A pillar with 52 images of tirthanakara on each side (total 208 images) called Bawan Jinalaya (52 Jains) is found at this temple. A festival is organized every year in the month of chitra on the 5th day to 9th day of krishna paksha.

Road:    Chandkhedi is connected by road to most of the important towns and places by road.
Airport:  The nearest airport is at Udaipur (284 km). 
Rail:     There is no direct rail coonectivity. The district is connected with rail facilities at four places viz. Jhalawar Road, Choumahala, Pachpahar and Bhawani Mandi which comes in the way of Delhi-Mumbai broad gauge line of Western Railway.


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