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Works of art and Sculpture |
Mulnayak: 33 cms. high, white - colored idol of Bhagawan
Godiji Parshvanath in the Padmasana posture.
Tirth: It is in the center of the village Naroda in
Historicity: There is an evidence that Naroda to the east of
Ahmedabad is the Nishadh city of ancient times. It is believed that this was the city of
King. Nal. Padmavati Parshvanath is also another name of the idol of Godiji Parshvanath in
the splendid temple with a summit, built by Sheth Shri Hathisinh. This idol was found from
the ground. Since this is a very awe - inspiring idol, it is very famous in Ahmedabad,
crowds of Pilgrims swarm here on the first, day and the fifteenth day of the bright half
of every month.
Recently set up, there four more temples.
Works of art and Sculpture: The idol of this temple, is very beautiful and
delightful. Many ruins found from a hillock near this temple, make one infer that this was
a very ancient and splendid temple. Beside the chief idol there is a very miraculous idol
of Padmavatiji. it fulfills desires of faithful devotees. On auspicious occasions, people
respectfully offer a Chundadi ( a silken garment with designs painted on it) to Mataji. In
the wall paintings of the open squares, various sacred places can be seen. .
Guidelines: It is in the center of the Bazaar in the village of
Naroda at a distance of 8 kilometers from Ahmedabad. Bus service, taxi service and other
vehicles are available here. There is an upashraya. A dharmashala is also there.
Trust: Shri Godhiji Parshvanath Svetambar Jain Tirth,
Naroda, Ahmedabad. : 382325, Gujarat State, India.
Bhagawan Godiji Parshvanath
and Mata Padmawati