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Shri Gambhu Tirth

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

Mulnayak: Nearly 46 cms. high, white - colored idol of Bhagawan Gambhira Parshvanath in the Padmasana posture.

Tirth: It is in the central part of the village Gambhu.

Historicity: It is believed that the history of this place belongs to the ninth century. Its ancient name was ‘Gambhira’ or ‘Gambhuta’. Idols of many Tirthankaras were made here. Acharya Sheelankacharya composed the Acharanga Sutra and the scripture ‘Sushrut’ here.

Other Temples: There are no other temples.

Works of art and Sculpture: It seems that the God’s idol is smiling. Many ancient idols were found here from the hollow of the ground. Some idols were sent to Bombay, Palitana, Talaja and other places and some are still there in the hollow of the Ground.

Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Mehsana is 16 kilometers away, Taxi services and bus services are available here. Since the temple is in the central part of the village, there is a rough road to it. Pilgrims can go to Gambhu via Ganeshpura on the Mehsana - Modhera road. There are dharmashalas. For use on Journey, food is given here to the pilgrims.

Trust: Shri Gambhu Svetambar Murtipujak Sangha, Bazaar Jain Derasar, Gambhu, Talukao Chansma, Dist : Mehsana, Gujarat State, Ahmedabad.

Bhagawan Gambhira Parshvanath

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