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Shri Unhel Tirth

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Mulnayak: Nearly 105 cms. high black-colored idol of Bhagawan Chintamani Parshvanath in the Padmansana posture.
    
Tirth:
It is in the Jain temple street in the Unhel village.
  
Historicity:
This tirth belongs to a period earlier that the tenth century. There are some ruins of the Gupta age. They prove the antiquity of this place. The ancient name of this village was Toran. It seems that it was changed into the modern name during the Muslim rule. This tirth was also renovated many times. The last renovation was accomplished by Shri Unhel sanga in the year 1700 of the Vikram era. On certain nights, muscial sounds of songs are heard at night. It seems as if small lamps are waved before the idol by way of worship. Sometimes nectar flows out of Godís eyes. By pilgrimaging this miraculous tirth of by worshipping this idol, the devotees fulfil theri wishes. History says that many miracles have hppened here.

Other Temples: There are no other temples here.
   
Works of art and Sculpture:
The idol of God is extraordinary and fascinating. On both the sides, the idols of Indra with a snakeís hood are beautfiul and they are not found elsewhere. Since the tirth is ancient, it is worth seeing. Bhagawan Chintamani Parshvanath fulfils the wishes of the devotees.
    

Guidelines: Unhel the nearest railway station is at a distance of 10 kilometers and Ujjain is at a distance of 40 kilometers from this temple. Bus service and private vehicles are available. Boarding and lodging provisions are there.
    
Trust: Shri Parshvanath Jain Swetambar Murtipujak Sangha Pedhi, Unhel - 456221. Dist - Ujjain, State : Madhya Pradesh, India.


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