Other Temples |
Works of art and Sculpture
Mulnayak : Nearly 151cms, high, white-colored idol of Bhagawan
Vaupujyaswami in the padmasan posture.
Historicity : The dilapidated old temple in the Aglod Tirth was
changed in to in the year 2041 of the Vikram ear. Under the auspices of His Holiness
Acharya Shrimed Vijaybahuvansurisvarji and his prime disciples, the Aglod city renovated
the temple into a first-rank large temple in North Gujarat, This temple is 130 ft. long
and 82 ft. board. The top of the pinnacle is at an attitude of 53 ft. from the level
floor. The chief sanctuary of the temple is a square of 11 ft. The idol of Bhagawan
Adishvar is installed in the cellar of the original temple. Besides, the idols of
Gautamswami and Padmavatidevi are installed in separate small temples.
Other Temples : In the square of the chief temple, there is a small temple of
Manibhadravir. The very miraculous headless tunk of Manibahdravir was installed in it on
the fifth day of the bright half of the month of Magh in to year 1733 of the Vikram era.
In order to make Manibhadravir appear here and in order to make the Jain religion
prosperous , His Holiness Acharya Shantisomsuriji Maharaj Saheb observed a fast of 121
days and by propitiating Manibhadravir, he raised the importance of this tirth.
Manibhadravir is powerful and ever helpful god of the Jain religion.
There are three main temples of him. He was born in Ujjain. His head is worshipped in
Magarwada. He helps those who say prayers to him and propitiates him in the prescribed way.
Millions of devoted worshippers come here to worship him. Sukhadi is offered here, as in Mahudi,
sukhadi can be got prepared here on paying to the firm, the price of it.
Works of art and Sculpture : This splendid large, first-rank temple of
three-pinnacles in North Gujarat is renovated as an incomparable specimen of artistic
workmanship. This new temple looks very beautiful with the small temple of
The artistry of this temple is wonderful and matchless. This tirth a most suited for
Sadhana. On the fifth day of the bright-half of the month of Magh, devoted worshippers
come here, for Sadhana to propitiate Manibhadravir.
Guidelines : The nearest railway station of Vijapur is at
distance 12 kilometers. Bus-service and private vehicles are available. There is an
Upashraya for Sadhus and Sadhvis. There is a good facility of Dharmashala and bhojanashla.
Trust : Shri Jain Svetamber Murtipujak Sangh, Aglod -
382805. Taluka : Vijapur, Dist - Mehsana, State - Gujarat , India.