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| Other Temples |
Works of art and Sculpture |
Mulnayak: Nearly 90 cms high,white-colored idol of Bhagawan
Bhidabhanjan Parshvanath in the Padmasana posture.
Tirth: It is among the hills in the forest at a distance
of two kilometers from the village Mirpur.
Historicity: There is an inscription stating that this temple
was built by King Samprata. There is a reference that this temple was renovated
Samant, the disciple of Acharya Jayanand Surisvarji. The remains scattered over here
reveal that this was a large city in the past. The ancient sculpture of this temple
reminds one of Abu, Delwada etc. The artistry displayed on the summit here surpasses even
that of Abu. This temple is also mentioned in the World And Encyclopedia of
Art. This is the birth-place of Shri Parshvachandrasuri Maharaj Saheb, the founder
of Parshvachandra gachchha. A fair is held here every year on the tenth day of the dark
half of the month of Magasar.
Other Temples: Besides this, a temple of Bhagawan Mahavir and two other temples are
there at present.
Works of art and Sculpture: The art of this place is matchless. It seems that
the sculpture of domes, arched gates and pillars in nearby a thousand of years old. The
carving of elephants in the temple which seems to be the best work of art of the times of
Pallav. The figures of yaksha, gandharvas, gods and goddesses all around are very well
carved. The ever-peaceful atmosphere of this lonely place is very beautiful. Its natural
beauty of the scene of sun-set in front of the temple is spectacular.
Guidelines: The temple is at a distance of 37 kilometers from
the nearest railway station of Shirohi, at a distance of 60 kilometers from Abu and at a
distance of 15 kilometers from the Shirohi town. Bus service and private vehicles are
available. There are provisions for boarding and lodging.
Trust: Sheth Shri Kalyanji Paramandadji Pedhi, Mirpur
Village, Shirohi, State - Rajasthan, India.
Bhagawan Bhidabhanjan Parshvanath