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Shri Savatthi Tirth

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

Mulnayak: Nearly 126 cms. high idol of Bhagawan Sambhavnath in the Pandmasana posture.

Tirth: At a distance of 4 kilometers from the village Bavla on the Ahmedabad-Palitana highway.

Historicity: Under the inspirations of His Holiness Acharyadev Jinchandrasurishvarji Maharaj Saheb and His Holiness Monk Sharadchandravijayji, this splendid new idol was installed on the eleventh day of the bright half of the month of Magh in the years 2046 and 2048 of the Vikram era. A shepherd of Bavla, Sheth Shri Chhaganbhai and the family of Gokalbhai Parmar, donated 18 acres of land for this sacred place. 200 ft. long and 108 ft. high and built on a vast piece of land, this splendid temple with 1111 pillars and 84 idols reminds one of the temple of Ranakpur. In no other temple, there is such a big sanctuary of 21 ft. by 21 ft. In few temples, the chief idol of Bhagawan is girded.

Other Temples: There are no other temples.

Works of art and Sculpture: In this splendid sacred place, there are six large temples :- The first temple houses the idols of the awe-inspiring Padmavatimata, Ambamata and Mahalaxmimata, the second temple houses the idol of Bhagawan Shantinath, the third temple houses the idol of Shankheshvar Parshvanath, the fourth temple houses the idol of Bhagawan Adishwar, the fifth temple houses the idol of Bhagwan Mahavir Swami and the sixth temple houses the idols of Gautam Swami, Sudharma Swami and Kalikalasarvajna Hemchandracharya. In front of this temple, there is Samadhi mandir of Sadhaviji Prashamprabhashriji.

Guidelines: This temple on the Ahmedabad-Palitana highway is at a distance of 39 kilometers from Ahmedabad and four kilometers from Bavla. Bus service and private vehicles are available. This is a good resting place for pilgrims, Sadhus and Sadhvis going to and coming from Palitana. There are good boarding and lodging provisions. There is also an Upashraya.

Trust: Shri Sambhavnath Jinmandir Trust, Savathi Tirth , Bavala - 382 220, Gujarat - India.

Bhagawan Sambhavnath


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