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 Shri 1008 Chandra Prabhu Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Dehra Tijara is located Tijara, District Alwar (Rajasthan). It is  an Atishaya Kshetra (Place of Salvation). It is at a distance of 55 km from Alwar and 110 km from Delhi.  Shri 1008 Chandra Prabhu Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Dehra Tijara is situated in an ancient city Tijara of District Alwar in Rajasthan.

   The principal deity

 The principal deity of Tijara Atishaya Kshetra is Bhagavan Chandra Prabhu (The 8th Teerthankar). The idol of Bhagavan Chandra Prabhu is very beautiful and attractive in Padmasana Posture made of white stone that was discovered on August 16, 1956 after digging. Mrs. Saraswati Devi wife of Vaidya Shri Bihari Lal of Tijara kept fast of three days. At the night of 3rd day, Mrs. Saraswati Devi saw a dream and came to know about the place where the idol may be found. According to dream in the next morning, this miraculous idol of Bhagavan Chandra Prabhu was discovered.

  At the time of discovery of this idol, the rain started after digging and thus consecration of idol took place naturally. On March 29, 1972 another idol of Bhagwan Chandra Prabhu was discovered, black in color, in Padmasana posture after digging under the gate of a room situated in south of the temple premises, under the guidance of Pujya Acharya Nirmal Sagarji Maharaj. 

 The idol of Bhagavan Chandra Prabhu, the principal deity of Atishaya Kshetra Tijara is 15 inch in height made of white stone very attractive and miraculous. According the inscription on this idol, this was installed on the 3rd day of Vishakha Shukla V.S.1554.

 The second one is black in color, 8 inch in height, in Padmasana Posture. Both the idols with others are installed in a vast attractive & beautiful rectangular temple decorated with great sky-high pinnacle. Exterior of temple is magnificent and interior is charming. Hall of this temple has the capacity of 2000 persons at a time. In the both sides of hall chambers & walls are decorated with the fantastic work of glass and colorful paintings based on mythological stories, really praiseworthy. 
  Another temple of Tijara City is an ancient beautiful temple with attractive pinnacles. This was constructed in V.S. 1895. The principal deity of this temple is Bhagavan Parshvanath (23rd Teerthankar). The idol of Bhagavan Neminath (22nd Teerthankar) is said to be miraculous, this was installed in V.S. 1135. Other idols of this temple were installed in V.S. 1548.

    Tijara Jain temple

  Shri 1008 Chandra Prabhu Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Dehra Tijara

   Tirthankar Chandraprabhu

 Shri 1008 Chandra Prabhu


 The Thirth  is managed by Shri 1008 Chandra Prabhu Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Dehra Tijara.  Post Tijara, Taluka Tijara, District Alwer (Raj.) Pin 301411
Phone 01469-222119, 262119 


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