Jain Tirth Temples in Madhya Pradesh

Shri Digambar Jain Atishay Kshetra Gopachal Parvat Sanrakshak Nyas, Gopachal Parvat, Madhya Pradesh (Siddha Kshetra)

No of Temples : 02 temples and 26 caves, Pahaad/Mountain: Yes, 50 steps. Historical importance: This is the holy place where Lord Parshwanathji gave his first holy preaching (i.e. Deshna). Also it is the salvation place of the omniscient supratishthit 26 caves have more than 1500 idols. The largest one is of Lord Parshwanathji, it is 42 feet tall and 30 feet broad. It is largest sitting posture idol in the world. The idol are eared in the mountain itself between the year 1398 A.D. to 1536 A.D. Mughal invaders broken some of the during midges. There was a miracle when they tried to attack the idol of Lord Parshwanathji, the culprits ran away. A four colour book namely The Jain Sanctuaries of Fortes of Gwalior is the published by Kundkund Gyanpith, Indore which in detail elaborates about the ancientness and archaeological importants of the place. Annual Fair: Lord Mahaveerji Janma Kalyank-chaitra sudi-13 & Nirwana Kalyank- Poush badi -11 annual fair – kwar Badi - 4

Tirth Location Details:
A/P:- Parshwanath vansthali, Gopachal road, near fool baag.
Tal:- Gwalior
Dist:- Gwalior
State:- Madhya Pradesh
Pin Code:- 474002
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Transportation Facilities:
Railway Station:- Gwalior: 2km.
Bus Stand:- Gwalior: 2km.
Straight Root:-Rail and road
Nearest City:- Gwalior
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