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Shri Jiyaganj Tirth

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

Mulnayak: Nearly 38 cms. high, white - colored idol of Bhagawan Sambhavanath in the Padmasana Posture.

Tirth: It is on the main road of the Jiyaganj Village.

Historicity: OF the group of the five tirths of West bangal, this is a chief tirth. It is believed that the temple was built nearly 150 years ago. The idol is very ancient. Many rich Jain merchants came to settle here. This city, therefore, became rich and prospersons. In this tirth, many rich Jain merchants participated in religious activities and activities of human welfare. This is a noteworthy fact.

Other Temples: There are three other temples at present.

Works of art and Sculpture: The building style of the chief temple of Bhagawan Sambhavanath is extraordinary and distinct. The steps are wide and the gate is large and artistic. The outside scene of the temple looks like that of a place or a museum. The art of the idol is spectacular. In the temple of Vasupujaya Bhagawan nearly the hand - painted ancient paintings are very beautiful and splendid.

Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Jiyaganj is at a distance of two kilometers, Murshidabad is at a distance of nearly 4 kilometers and Barhampur is at distance of nearly 20 Kilometers. Bus services and private vehicles are available. In the compound of the temple of Vasupujaya Swami, there are boading and lodging provisions and there is also an ayambishala, Pilgrims are given food for using on the journey.

Trust: Shri Sambhavanath Bhagawan, Jain Mandir, Oswal Patti, Jiyaganj, Dist : Mushirabad, State : West Bengal, India.

Bhagawan Sambhavanath


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