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Shri Deesa Tirth

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Mulnayak | Tirth | Historicity | Other Temples | Works of art and Sculpture | Guidelines | Trust | Photo Gallery

Mulnayak: Nearly 45 cms. high, white - colored idol of Bhagawan Adishvar in the Padmasana posture.

Tirth: It is in the old town of Deesa.

Historicity: This place is believed to belong to the times earlier than the thirteenth century of the Vikram era. This temple was reinstalled after its renovation in 1878. The arrival of Kalikalasarvajna made this city holy, When Acharyashri Hiravjayji propitiated the Surimantra, the presiding deity appeared and gave him the blessing, "A grate king will be awakened by you and he will prove to be of great help in spreading the Jain religion. This king was Emperor Ashok

Other Temples: Besides, there is at present a temple of Bhagawan Mahavir Swami. Outside the town, there is Dadvadi and there are foot idols of Acharya Shri Vijayabhadrasurisvrji in it.

Works of art and Sculpture: The artistic idols of God are very beautiful and impressive.
Deesa, the nearest railway station, is at a distance of three Kilometers from the temple. There are dharmashalas and bhojanashalas. An upashraya and an ayambilashala are also there.

Trust: Shri Jain Svetambar Murtipujak Sangha, Old Deesa-385540, Dist.-Banaskantha, Gujarat State, India.

Shri Mahavir Bhagwan

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