| Tirth | Historicity | Other
Temples | Works of art and
Sculpture | Guidelines | Trust |
Nearly 65 cms. high, white - colored idol of Bhagawan Adishvar in the
Tirth: It is near the Street of Sindhavis in
the Nagaur village.
Historicity: The ancient name
of this city was Nagpur. It was a chief center of the Jain religion. The
inscription states that the idol of Bhagawan Mahavir was installed in the
year 919 of the Vikram era. ‘The Nagaur Chaitya Paripati’ States that
there were seven temples. This temple of Bhagwan Adinath which, is known
as Motamandir, was installed in the sixteenth century. It is here that the
title of Acharya was awarded to Kalikalasarvagna Hemchandracharya. Acharya
Jinalabdhiji died here in the year 1406 of the Vikram era. Even today,
there are temples of the Tapagachchha, the Khartaragachchha, the
Parsvachandrasurigachchha, and the Lokhagachchha. This is the birth -
place of many religious leaders. Many Acharyas visited this place, Many
religious activities were done here. This place is, therefore, specially
There are five other temples, one Guramandir and one Dadavadi.
of art and Sculpture:
There are ancient idols in the temples here. The wooden doors and the
glass - work are very beautiful.
The nearest railway station of Nagaur is two kilometers away from the
temple and from the chief city of Jodhpur, it is at a distance of 138
kilometers. There are boarding and lodging provisions.
Trust: Shri Jain Svetambar Mandir
margi, Motun Jain Mandir (Kachvalun) Nagaur : 341001, State : Rajasthan,
Shri Adinath Bhagwan - Nagaur