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Nearly 30 cms.
high, white - colored idol of Bhagawan Padmaparbh in the Padmasana
posture. (A Svetambar Temple) Idol of Bhagawan Padmaprabh (A Digambar
It is at a distance of 1 Kilometer from the Gadhva Koshal village on the
bank of the Yamuna river.
The history of this ancient tirth belongs to the times of Bhagawan
Padmapradh. According to the Digambar gachchha, this is the land of four
Kalyanakas of Bhagawan. God Kuber constructed the first samavasarana of
Bhagawan here. In times of Bhagawan Mahavir, King Shatanik ruled here.
Bhagawan Mahavir many times came here wandering about and his samavasrana
was also setup here. This ancient tirth is mentioned in the ’Vividh
Tirth kalpa’ and many other scriptures written between the 14th century
and the 18th century of the Vikram era. Some time in the past,
this was a large city but in course of time, it is reduced to small
village. The fort with twenty gates built by Maharani Mrugavati of King
Shatani, lies today in a ruined state. It reminds one of its antiquities.
This was the birth - place of Kapil Kevali. This Holy Land of many
historical events, has a glorious history.
At Present there is a Svetambar temple besides this.
of art and Sculpture:
Here is an ancient pillar built by King Samprati. many rains of this
ancient city scattered over miles and miles, prove its antiquity. Among
many great and splendid tirths on Holy Land all over India, this is a
The nearest railway station of Allahabad is at a distance of 64
Kilometers. Bus service and private vehicles are easily available. For
Svetambars and Dagambars, Boarding and lodging provisions are good and
Shri Jain Svetambar Mandir, Kaushanmbli, Dist : Allhabad, State : Uttar