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Shri Sherisa Tirth

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Mulnayak: 165 cms high, black-colored idol of Bhagawan Parshvanath in the Padmasana posture.

Tirth: It is in the village Sherisa.

Historicity: The sacred place of Sherisa was once part of the city of Sonpur in ancient times. Even today it is a splendid and delightful sacred place. The symbols of its antiquity, the relics and pillars of the year 1500 of the Vikram era, are seen even today. This idol was installed by Devendrasurisvarji as the idol of Lodhan Parsvanath in the 18th century. This place has a centuries old prosperity. Necessary innovations were accomplished from time to time. In the new temple last built by the rich merchant Sarabhai Dahyabhai of Ahmedabad in the year 2002 of the Vikram era, this idol was installed by Acharyashri Vijaynemisurishvarji on the 10th day of the bright half of the month of Vaishakh.

Other Temples: There are no other temples.

Works of art and Sculpture: Many remains of ruined temples and pillars which are preserved here are eye-catching works of craftsmanship. The idol of Padmavatidevi in the Naroda temple is from of the remains of the ancient idols of this place.

Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Kalol, is at a distance of 8 kilometers. Sherisa is on the way to Rancharda from Kalol on the Ahmedabad-Mehsana road. Bus service and private vehicles are available here. There are good boarding and lodging provisions. New blocks are available.

Trust: Sheth Shri Anandji Kalyanji Pedhi, Sherisa, Dist - Kalol, Gujarat State, India.

Bhagawan Parshvanath


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