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Nearly 25 cms.
long black-colored foot-idols of Ganadhar Gautam Swami.
It is in the Kundalpur village at a distance of 3 kilometers from Nalanda.
In ancient times, Nalanda and Kundalpur were suburbs of Rajgiri.
Indrabhuti, Agnibhuti and Vayubhuti were among Ganadhars of Bhagawan
Mahavir. They were three brothers born at this place. Nalanda was a great
center Buddhist studies. There was a University, too. Bhagawan Mahavir
happened to meet Goshalak here. In various ancient lists of tirths, there
is a clear mention that there were many temples here. This was the birth
location of three of the eleven of Gandhars of Bhagawan Mahavir. Several
visits of Bhagawan Mahavir to this place and Bhagawan Mahavirís
preaching have made this place very important and distinct.
Besides this, there is at present a Digambar temple.
of art and Sculpture:
The ancient idol of this splendid temple is very artistic, beautiful,
indescribable and spectacular. Besides, the idols, pillars etc. in the
Nalanda university and the samgrahalaya are sighty.
The nearest railway station of Nalanda is at a distance of 3 kilometers,
Rajgruhi is at a distance of 9 kilometers and Pavapuri is at a distance of
21 kilometers from the temple. Bus service and private vehicles are
available. Boarding and lodging provisions are there near the temple.
Shri Jain Svetambar Bhandar, Shri Kundalpur Tirth, Dist : Nalanda, State :