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Nearly 120 cms
high, Black-colored idol of Bhagawan Parshvanath in the Padmasana posture.
It is in the center of the Humbaj village.
This tirth belongs to the times of Jinduttarai, the son of King Sakar of
Mathura of the seventh century of the Vikram era. About this image, the
story goes that once Jinadattari was carrying on horse an idol of
Padmavatidevi. On the way, he halted to take rest under a tree. In a
dream, he got an inspiration to set up a capital here. He, therefore, set
up his capital here, built temples and got nine-jeweled idols installed.
The temple of Padmavatidevi is very majestic. The like of it is not found
elsewhere. On the day of the Mula constellation in the month of March
every year, a joy-festival of Padmavatidevi is celebrated. Thousands of
pilgrims from every nook and corner of India, come here. The more sight of
Padmavatidevi fulfils the wishes of the worshippers. Here, many
worshippers come and go. The atmosphere here is always like that of a
There are three other temples.
of art and Sculpture:
The tree under which Jindattarai took rest, is present even today. The
artistic idols here and the nine-jeweled idols installed in the monastery
are very beautiful and delightful. Here is a 1300 years old lake named
Moti. It does not dry up even in times of famine. The Padmavati temple is
very rich and splendid. The idol of Padmavatidevi is very miraculous and
The nearest railway station of Arsalu is at a distance of 25 kilometers.
Boarding and Boarding and lodging provisions are there near the temple.
Swati Shri Devendrakirti Swamiji Jain Math, Humbaj - 577436, Dist: Shimoga,
State: Karnatak, India.
Shri Parshvanath Bhagwan