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Shri Ahichchhatra Tirth

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

Mulnayak: Catechu- colored idol of Bhagawan Parshvnath in the Padmasana posture.
It is near the Ramnagar Village.

Historicity: The ancient history of this city belongs to the times of Bhagawan Adinath. The names of this ancient place were ‘Shankhavati’, Chhatravati’, Ahikshetra’ etc. In the past, this was a grand and rich city with a circumference of 18 miles. It looked beautiful with many temples, large buildings, and bazaars. it was the capital of Guru Dronacharya in the times of the Mahabharata. In the state of Meditation, Bhagawan Parshvanath suffered here the haressment of Kamath. This tirth mentioned in scriptures written by many Acharyas and various Tirthakalpas. The remains found from the hollow of the ground prove the antiquity of this place. At present, there are many ruins and remains spread over miles and miles. If digging is done, it is possible to find many ancient things. A Fair is held every year from the eighth to the thirteenth day of the dark half of the moth of Fagan.

Other Temples: At present, there are no other temples.

Works of art and Sculpture: The green - colored ancient idol of Tikhal Baba here is very spectacular. It fulfils the desires of the worshippers and is wonderful. Found from the hollow of the ground, the remains of the Gupta Age and artistic idols are preserved in the Govt. museum. They are really worth seeing. The remains in this ancient large city attract archaeologists and pilgrims.

Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Ovla of the Bareily district is a distance of 13 kilometers from the temple. Bus service and Privet Vehicles are available. Boarding and lodging provisions are there.

Trust: Shri Ahichchhatra Parshvanath Atishay Tirthkshetra, Digambar Jain Mandir, Rampur Killo, Dist.: Barely, State : Uttar Pradesh, India.

Shri Parshvanath Bhagwan


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