Sri Mahavirji is one the most popular Jain pilgrimages in Rajasthan. The main idol of Bhagavân Mahavira (श्रीमहावीर) Padmasana posture, coral colored made of sand stone is installed.
Bhagwan Mahavirji in Padmasana pos ture
Bhagwan Pushp Danta in right side and Bhagwan Adinath’s idol are in left side of the main deity. The temple is decorated with three sky-high pinnacles.
Near the main gate, there is a rectangular ground and a 52 feet high Manstambha, on the top of it four idols of Tirthankaras are installed in all directions.
The idol of Bhagavan Mahavira is very ancient idol of the nineteenth century found inside a nearby hill is serene, and beautiful. The appearing of this idol of Bhagavan Mahavira is related to a
miracle. A tanner’s cow did not give milk. On looking for the reason, it was found that the cow used to go and stand on a hill and all her milk oozed out. The tanner had various doubts but the could not know the reason. At last when digging was done on the hill, an
idol appeared. Hearing that an idol had appeared, worshippers enthusiastically came rushing from far and wide. By merely bowing their head to the idol, people had their wishes fulfilled. This splendid temple was, therefore, built and the idol was installed.
Even today, worshippers who bow their head to the idol, feel boundless peace and their wishes are fulfilled. Impressed extremely by the idol, the kings of Jaipur donate the expenses of the lamp, incense and other material for worshipping.
The annual fair is held here from the thirteenth day of the bright half of the month of Chaitra to the first day of the dark half of the month of Vaishakh.
Dhyan Kendra - Shree Mahavirji
Other Temples :
At Shri Mahaveerji, there are 4 more Jain temples:
Shantinath Jinalaya (Temple): Shantinath Jinalaya at Shantiveer Nagar. In this Jinalaya Bhagwan Shantinath’s 28 feet
high standing colossus is very beautiful. Idols of 24 Teerthankaras and their Shasan Deotas are also installed here. An attractive sky high Manstambha is also standing here.
Kirti Ashram Chaityalaya (Jain Temple): Kirti Ashram Chaityalaya is located in front of Shri Shantinath Jinalaya.
Bhagwan Parshvanath Jinalaya: Bhagwan Parshvanath Jinalaya also called ‘Kanch Ka Mandir’ due to a beautiful and attractive glass work is situated in front of Sanmati
Dharmashala. This temple was constructed by Bramhacharini Kamla Bai.
At Mahaveerji, there are 6 very big Dharmashalas with all modern facilities. A Yatri Niwas
has been constructed by Kshetra Committee, where food is available according to Jain tradition for pilgrims. There are other restaurants also available in market.
Shri Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra, Post : Shri Mahavirji (Chandanpur), Swaminadhopur, State : Rajasthan, India.
Phone: 07469-224323, +91-7469-224323,224339,224326
Fax : +91-7469-224960
website: www.Shrimahaveerji.org ;