Mahuva Digambar Jain Temple

Posted: 03.06.2015

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Vighnahar Parshwanath Digambar Jain Temple

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History:

The ancient idol of Lord Parshwanath is very miraculous and has a huge followership from people of all religious faiths. The idol was recovered from village Tulagaon in Gujarat. A devotee dreamt about the existence of this idol at Tulagaon and then the idol was found there. Later the idol was brought to Mahua and installed in the Chandraprabha Digamabar Jain Mandir. This temple was destroyed in fire and floods in 1970 CE. The temple was then renovated and rebuilt. The other idols of Bhagawan Chandraprabha; Bhagwan Shantinatha; Bhagwan Mahavir, Bhagawan Adinath and other Tirthanakara idols were installed.

Heritage Centre Type:

Atishaya Kshetra

How to Reach:

Mahuva is on the bank of river Purna and 15 kms from Vardoli station of Surat district and 32 Kms from Surat. (there is a Swetambara tirth at Mahua-Bhavnagar also). Bus service is available from Vardoli, Navsari and Surat.

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Accommodation Details:

Good accommodation facilities are available at Mahuva.

The Dharmashala maintained by Sri 1008 Sri Vignahara Parshwanath Digambar Jain Temple Trust house 30 rooms with attached bathrooms.

Jain Places Around:

Navsari, Ankleshwar, Sajod & Pavagadh

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Photos of the Jain Temple at Mahuva

Temple Name:

Sri 1008 Sri Vignahar Parshwanath Digambar Jain Mandir

Temple Type:

Digambar Temple

Main Deity:

about 4 feet high black color seven hooded idol of Bhagwan Parshwanatha.

Temple History:

Special Events at the Temple:

Abhisheka/Prakshal or Head anointing ritual to the idol of Lord Parshwanath

To a small statue of Lord Parshwanath is performed every day morning at 8 am.

To the main idol of Lord Parshwanath -

  • Performed only once a month - on the day next to amavasya
  • On all 12 days during paryushana parva
  • 5 days during deepawali
  • Mukuta Sapthami

Temple Management Details:

Sri 1008 Sri Vignahar Parshwanath Digambar Jain Mandir,
Mahuva, Surat District,
Gujarat, Pincode - 394250
India
Phone: 02625 - 255772, 255798, 255074

Temple Address:

Sri 1008 Sri Vignahar Parshwanath Digambar Jain Mandir, Mahuva, Surat District, Gujarat, Pincode - 394250

Temple Phone No.:

02625255772

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