| Historicity |
Other Temples |
Works of art and Sculpture |
Mulnayak: 200 cms. high, white-colored idol of Bhagawan
Adishvar in the Padmasana posture.
Tirth: It is in a lonely forest on the Kadambagiri hill at
a distance of nearly 20 kilometers from Palitana.
The antiquity of this place is
related to that of Mt. Shetrunjaya. This is regarded as a peak of Mt. Shetrunjaya. There
are three passages for going round the hill. This temple is in one of the there passages
which is 18 miles long. Kadambamuni was a Gandhar of Bhagawan Nirvani, the second of the
24 Tirthankaras of the last group of Tirthankaras. Here he got salvation along with a number
of monks. That is why this place is named Kadambagiri. This is among the group of the
give sacred places belonging to the Shetrunjaya hill.
Other Temples: On the hill Kadambagiri, near the chief temple, there are two temples in
which the chief idols are of Bhagawan Neminath and Simadhar Swami. On the top of the hill
there are two small temples. In one of them there are idols of the feet of Bhagawan and in
the other there are idols of the feet of Ganadhar. In the village at the foot of the hill,
there is a large and beautiful temple of Mahavir.
Works of art and Sculpture: The idol of Bhagawan Adinath on this hill, is
splendid and very beautiful. There are many various hoarded artistic idols, The natural
scene on the hill is very fascinating.
Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Palitana is 20
kilometers away. The ascent on the hill starts from the Kadamb village Buses and taxis can
come here. Near the temple at the foot of the hill, there are dharmashalas and
bhojanashalas. Swinging - cots are also available.
Trust: Sheth Shri Jindas Dharmadas Dharmic Trust,
Kadambagiri, Dist. : Bhavnagar, Gujarat State, India