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Shri Naliya Tirth

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

Mulnayak: Nearly 75 cms. - high, white - Colored idol of Bhagawan Chandraprabhu in the Padmasana posture.

Tirth: It is in the Nagda street of the Naliya town.

Historicity: This sacred place belongs to the group of the five sacred places of the Abdasa Taluka of Kutch. Built by Sheth Narsinh Natha on the Fifth day of the bright half of the month of Magh (Vasant Panchmi) in the year 1897 of the Vikram era, this extremely splendid temple with sixteen large peaks and fourteen pavilions, was known in the ancient times by its original name - "Vir Vasahi"

Other Temples: In the compound of this temple, there are temples of Bhagawan Shantinath and of Astapada.

Works of art and Sculpture: The beautiful carving on the stones of this temple, is famous for its special workmanship. The glass work is also very beautiful. The sixteen peaks of this large temple, brightly shine like a God’s residence.

Guidelines: Bhuj, the nearest railway station, is at a distance of 97 kilometers, Bus service and taxi service are available. The neighbouring sacred place of Jakhou is at a distance of 13 kilometers and Tera is also at distance of nearly 13 kilometers. There is some rough road in the town but vehicles can go to the temple. There are also dharmashalas and bhojanashalas.

Trust: The Kutch Dasha Oswal Jain Mahajan, Jain Derasar, Naliya, Taluka Abdasa-370655, Gujarat State, India

Bhagawan Chandraprabhu

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