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Nearly 107 cms high, black-colored idol of Bhagawan Parshvanath in the
It is outside the Shirpur village.
The idol in this temple is very ancient. Mali and Sumali, the servants of
Khaldusan, the brother-in-law (sisterís husband) of King Ravan made this
idol of sand and cowing under inspiration of their devotion to God. Then
this remained unseen for years. It again appeared with miracles in the
year 1142 of the Vikram era. On the fifth day of the bright half of the
month of Magh in the year 1942 of the vikram era it was reinstalled in a
new temple under the auspices of Acharya Abhaydevsurishvarji. It was
renovated several times. Under instructions of Ganivarya Bhavavijayji, it
was reinstalled on the fifth day of the bright half of the month of
Chaitra in the year 1715 of the vikrak era. This idol is very miraculous.
It removes the diseases and harassment of devotees. At the time of its
installation the idol was at horizontal distance of six fingers from the
ground. At present on account of the effect of the times, miracles are
seen only by the faithful fortunate devotees. A fair is held on the third
day of the bright half of the month of Fagan and on then tenth day of the
dark half of the month of Magasar.
Near this temple, there is a beautiful artistic pinnacle temple of
Bhagawan Vighnahara Parshvanath.
of art and Sculpture:
This idol is very ancient, artistic and splendid. The idol of Antariksh
Parshvanath Bhagawan is in the cellar. The idol of God is beautiful and
This tirth is at a distance of 19 kilometers from its nearest railway
station, Vasim and at a distance of 72 kilometers from Akola. Bus service
and private vehicles are available. Boarding and lodging provisions are there
near the temple.
Parshvanath Mahajan Sansthan, Shirpur-444504, Dist - Akola, State -