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colored idol of Bhagawan Parshvanath in the Padmasana posture.
It is in the Mahimapur Village.
Among the group of the five temples of West Bengal, this is a chief
temple. It is believed that since it was setup in the beginning of the
18th century, the tirth has lived in prosperity. In those days many rich
shravakas lived here. In the year 1805 of the Vikram era, Sheth Shri
Mahatabraiji was honored with the title of Jagat Sheth. This rich merchant
built a splendid temple of stone tested abroad. Since the river there was
flooded, the temple was removed elsewhere. His descendents built this new
temple in the year 1875 of the Vikram era and got this old idol
reinstalled. Jagat Sheth also renovated the tirth of Samet Shikhar. This
was highly praised and the Sheth was honored in the royal court from his
place. no beggar returned empty - handed.
In Kiranbaug, there is a pinnacled temple of of Shamaliya Parshvanath. The
idol of made of tested stone.
of art and Sculpture:
In the whole of India, this is the only temple containing the idol of
Mulnayak made of tested stone. The idol is serene and beautiful. There are
also spectacular black idols of Bhagawan Sumatinath and Bhagawan Neminath.
The nearest railway station of Jiyaganj and Mushiradabad are at a distance
of 4 Kilometers. Bus service and private vehicles are available. There are
best provisions for Boarding and lodging.
Shri Jagat Sheth Jain Kasoti Mandir, Mahimapur, Dist. : Mushiradbad, State
: West Bengal, India.
Shri Parshvanath Bhagwan