Full Jain in India, religion is a temple of the holy places, “Mr. Rajasthan Mahavir is known as G ‘. This temple is a grand huge temple of Sri Bhagwan Mahavir Swami. It is the main center of faith of Digambara Jain religions. The idol of 24th Tirthankar Sri Vardhaman Mahavir Ji is enshrined in this temple situated on the banks of the river Gambhir.
There is a sacred story behind the construction of this temple – it was some 400 years ago. A cow came out of her house to graze the grass every morning and returned home in the evening. A few days later, when the cow returned home, there was no milk in its udder. Troubled by this, one day his owner Charmakar chased the cow in the morning and found that at a particular place the cow spilled its milk. After seeing this miracle, the tanner excavated this mound … In excavation the ancient stone statue of Shri Mahavir Bhagwan appeared which he was very happy to find.
Impressed by this excessive emergence of God, Basava resident Amarchand Bilala constructed a beautiful temple here. This temple is unique in ancient and modern Jain architecture, which is different from temples built in ancient Jain art style. This temple is basically made of white and red stones with chhatris built around it.
The skyscraper Dhawal Shikhar of this huge temple is decorated with golden urns. The flags of Jainism fluttering on these golden urns are conveying the message of Samyak Darshan, Samyak Gyan and Samyak Charitra. The temple has many magnificent statues of Jain Tirthankaras. Along with this, gold mosaic work has been done on the walls of the temple, which gives a very artistic look to the nature of the temple. In front of the temple, a grand tall tower is made of white marble in which the idol of Shri Mahavir has been installed.
The idol of Mahavir ji is anointed daily in the morning in the temple, then at the time of worship, it is worshiped with rice, sandalwood, camphor, saffron, mishri, kernel and almond. At the same time, aarti is performed by burning ghee lamps at Sandhya Bela.
The main thing here is that the offering offered on this chhatri is offered to the descendants of the same tanner who dug the statue out of the ground. There are various shops around this temple, where cereals, clothes and religious materials are available. Many temporary shops are also set up during the festival keeping in view the convenience of the travelers. Rajasthani handicraft is also seen in this festival.
Major Places – The ‘Dhyan Kendra’ is built in the major sites worth seeing here, where there are many breathtaking statues of twenty-four Tirthankaras made of many colorful gems, after seeing which you can not remain mesmerized. You can meditate by sitting in a meditation center in a secluded quiet environment.
Step-mark- The foot-mark of the statue of Lord Mahavira is revered at the holy place of origin. A beautiful chhatri is built here. A beautiful garden has been built here. A 29-foot-high Mahavir Stupa has been built in the courtyard in front of Charan Chhatri, which was constructed in the 2500th year of Mahavir Ji’s Nirvanotsava.
A beautiful Bal Vatika has also been constructed here, where travelers coming from outside express their faith by shaving the traditional rites of their children. Apart from this, there are Manastambh, Shantivir Nagar, Kirti Ashram Chaithayalaya, Parshvanath Lord’s attractive Jinalaya (glass temple) and many other temples.
Digambar munis are always visited throughout the year in this temple. The devotees who come here keep taking advantage of their teachings. This temple is a center of attraction for Jain followers.
Specialty: In this temple the doors are open all year round for darshan , but the real beauty of this temple is seen in the festival held in the month of March-April. The real beauty of the temple lies in the celebration celebrated on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti. On this occasion, a 5-day Lakkhi fair is filled here from Chaitra Shukla Trayodashi to Vaishakh Krishna Dwitiya. There are programs of flag hoisting, jubilee procession, voyage, Jinendra Rath Yatra and Kalashabhishek in the fair.
The main attraction of this festival is Rath Yatra. When the Kailash Abhishek is presented in a grand manner with gazes and instruments on the banks of the river Gambhir. This golden chariot is pulled by bulls. On the statue of Mahavir ji, 4 persons meet and see the moon. The entire atmosphere is resonated by the hymns and the chanting of Mahavir Swami.
During the Rath Yatra, the people of the Meena caste go to the river banks dancing and dancing along with the chimes of the chains. Thus, this fair is also a symbol of community harmony. After the procession, the statue is restored to the temple with pomp. These days a large number of devotees gather in the temple premises for worship and worship. In the evening, the entire temple is decorated with lamps.
How to reach – 300 km from Delhi, 170 from Agra and 140 km from Jaipur. Bus and other vehicles are available to reach the temple. A free bus from the temple management committee keeps circling the temple and the railway station day and night so that passengers do not face any kind of inconvenience. Without taking fare, a box is kept in the bus in which you can put as much money as you like.
Place to Stay – This temple is managed by a committee of Digambar Jain Panchas. There are many dharamsalas around the Digambar Jain Atishay Kshetra Shri Mahavir ji Temple, where you can easily have your stay in which all types of rooms are present, including Kundakund Nilaya, Vardhaman Dharamshala, Sanmati Dharamshala and many more Dharamshalas, AC rooms also for less rent. Are available.
Suruchi refreshments are also provided by the temple management near the temple at very low cost. There is also a dining room, where food is available for 400 passengers at a low cost, where dinner is completely prohibited. And if you want, there are many hotels outside, where you can enjoy dinner.