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Shri Laxmani Tirth

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Mulnayak: Nearly 25 cms. long black-colored foot-idols of Ganadhar Gautam Swami.
      

Tirth: It is in the Kundalpur village at a distance of 3 kilometers from Nalanda.
         
Historicity: 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.

Other Temples: Besides this, there is at present a Digambar temple.

Works of art and Sculpture: The assembly hall of this splendid temple of three pinnacles, is very large. The 137 artistic and multicolor paintaings of the life of King Shripal are really very spectacular. Many of the idols found from the ground have wonderful and sighty artistry and beauty. Some of the pillars look like Kirtistambhs on account of their artistic beauty.
         
Guidelines: The nearest railway station of Dahod is at a distance 80 kilometers, Vadodara is at a distance of 152 kilometers and Indore is at a distance of 152 kilometers. the nearest big city is Alirajpur. Bus service and private vehicles are available. There are Boarding and lodging provisions near the temple.
        
Trust: Shri Padmaprabh Kalyanji Svetambar Jain Pedhi, Laxman Tirth, Alirajpur - 457887. Dist - Zabula, State : Madhya Pradesh, India.


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