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Shri Tharad Tirth

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Mulnayak: Nearly 56 cms. high, white - colored idol of Bhagawan Adishvar in the Padmasana posture.

Tirth: It is in the street of the big temple in the town of Tharad.
Historicity: The ancient names of this city were Thirpur, Thiradi, Tharadara, Thirapadra etc. History says that a very large and high temple with 52 idols was built here in the year 1444 of the Vikram era. Maharaja Kumarpal built here a place named ‘Kumar Vihar’. There was a time when this was a very large city and thousands of Shavakas lived there. They made many attempts to uplift religion. ‘Shetrunjaya Teerthayatra’ sangha lead by the great merchant, Abha, in the year 1340 of the Vikram era, is very well known. The title of paschim Mandalik’ was bestowed upon Abha and the title of ‘Laghu kashmir’ was bestowed on the sangha.

Other Temples: At present, there are 10 other temples.

Works of art and Sculpture: Many artistic and ancient idols are installed here in many temples.

Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Deesa is at a distance of 55 kilometers. Buses and taxes are available for travel. Bhorol, the nearest village is at a distance of 23 Kilometers. There are boarding and lodging facilities.

Trust: The Jain Svetamber Murtipujak Sangha, Tharad-3805565, Dist. Deesa, Gujarat State, India.

Shri Aadishvar Bhagwan


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