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   LOCATION

Sonagiri is located Datia 15 km (By Road) 15 km (By Train) from Datia and  45 km (By Road) 48 km (By Train) from Jhansi  For transport a Bus of Sonagiri Kshetra is available at Sonagiri Railway Station.

Sonagiri tirth is pure natural environment, hilly  and scene of beautiful temples with high spires looks very attractive, pleasing to eyes & mind

Sonagiri is a sacred place popular among devotees & ascetic saints to practice for self discipline, austerity and to attain Nirvana  since the time of Bhagwan Chandraprabhu. Five & half Crores of ascetic saints have achieved salvation (Moksha or Nirvana) from here.

The Samavsharan of Bhagwan Chandraprabhu came here for 17 times. Nang, Anang, Chintagati, Poornachand, Ashoksen, Shridatta, Swarnbhadra and many other saints achieved salvation from here. 

     Sonagiri temple

This is the unique place known as Laghu Sammed Shikhar covering the area of 132 acres of two hills. There are 77 beautiful Jain temples with sky high spires, Temple No. 57 is main among them. Acharya Shubh Chandra & Bhartrihari lived and worked here for spiritual achievements. They completed here some texts also.

Digambar temple on hill is the main temple. This is vast in size, very beautiful, having attractive artistic spire, in this temple principal deity are Lord Chandraprabhu, 11 feet in height and two other beautiful idols of Lord Sheetalnath & Parsvanath are installed. There is a column of dignity (Manstambh) near temple 43 feet in height and an attractive model of Samavsharan, big in size is also here. More than 77 temples are located on hill. There are 26 temples in the village, most of them are very old. At Kund-Kund Nagar, on 25 feet high plate form, a colossus of Lord Bahubali in standing posture 18 feet in height has been installed, below it a hall is built to practice the meditation.

Management committee : (The entire hill area is managed by Sonagiri Samrakshini Committee. Its office works from Temple No. 14.) 
Shri Digambar Jain Siddha Shetra Sonagiri Samrakshini Committee.  Place & Post Sonagiri, Dist. Datia (M.P.) Pin 475685        Phone 07522 262222, 262375, 262223

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