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Shri Suthari Tirth

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

Mulnayak: Nearly 30 cms. high, white - colored idol of Bhagawan Ghrutkalol Parshvanath in the Padmasana posture.

Tirth: It is in the center of the village Suthari.

Historicity: This sacred place is regarded to be the chief sacred place of the ‘Abdasa’ Taluka of Bhuj - Kutch. Since this image is very miraculous, it is widely famous. The idol often works miracles. Shri Uddeshi Shravaka got this idol from a villager. He took it home and put it in the granary. The granary got filled with grains. Similarly, the ghee - pots remained full, though ghee was used. The devotees, therefore, called the idol Ghrutkalol Parshvanath. This temple was formally installed on the eighth day of the bright half of the month of Vaishakh in the year 1895 of the Vikram era. Thrice in a year, the sun rays touch the feet of the idol.

Other Temples: At present, there is no other temple.

Works of art and Sculpture: This temple with a vast story looks beautiful with many peaks. Its artistry is very attractive. On the upper flour, there is an idol of Choumukhji. There is a 31 cms. high idol of bhagawan Kunthunath. Besides, there are extraordinary ancient idols of Gautam Swami and Padmavatidevi. They are eye - catching. They are plastered..

Guidelines: Bhuj, the nearest railway station is at a distance of 86 kilometers and Gandhidham is at a distance of 160 kilometers. The roads are good and the bus service and the taxi service are available here. Kothara, the sacred place nearby, is at a distance of 12 kilometers. There are dharmashalas and Bhojanashalas.

Trust: Shri Ghrutkalol Parshvanath jain, Derasar Pedhi, Suthari, Taluka : Abdasa, Dist : Kutch, Gujarat State, India..

Bhagawan Ghrutkalol Parshvanath


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