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Shri Jakhou Tirth

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Mulnayak: Nearly 84 cms. high, white - colored idol of Bhagawan Mahavir Swami in the Padmasana posture.

Tirth: It is in the center of the village Jakhou.

Historicity: This sacred place is the group of the five sacred places regarded as the five great sacred places of the Abadasa Taluka, The chief temple has a neighboring group of nine temples in the same compound. Since it was built by two sons of Sheth Ratansi, it is also called ‘Shri Ratantunk’ Jain temple. This temple was formally installed in the year 1905 and formally reinstalled in the year 2028 of the Vikram era., A festival is celebrated here every year on the fifth day of the bright half of the month of Magh. Here, there are 27 ancient idols.

Other Temples: Besides this chief temple, there are eight temples.

Works of art and Sculpture: Nine tunks (Peaks) of neighboring temples in the same compound, present a lovely and beautiful scene. The artistic skill of this temple of Kutch, is very ancient.

Guidelines: Bhuj, the nearest railway station, is at a distance of 108 Kilometers. There are facilities of dharmashalas and bhojanashalas.

Trust: Shri Jakhou Ratnatunk Derasar Pedhi, Jakhou - 370640 Talukao - Abdasa, Dist. - Kutch, Gujarat State, India

Bhagawan Mahavir Swami

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