|address||shri digamber jain atishaya kshetra mandir sanghiji, jain mohalla, sanganer
jaipur – 303902.
phone 0141 – 2730390, 2731952
|chairperson:||shri dhan kumar jain (pandya) sanganer, jaipur
|secretary:||shri nirmal kumar jain (kasliwal) sanganer, jaipur
phone 0141-2730650, 2731643
|sanganer town is situated 13-14 km south of the jaipur city on national highway no. 12, kota – jaipur road, is one of the historical places of rajasthan. shri digamber jain temple sanghiji is a jewel of this town. this is an old temple, which represents the ancient style of architecture completed in many phases, last phase of this spectacular temple was completed in 10th century a.d. according to inscription of v.s. 1011 in one of the pylons (toranas).in this temple the principal deity the lord adinath (rishabh dev), the first tirthankar is supposed to be 4000 years old. with skyhigh eight shikhars (pinnacles), this temple is seven storied. in the midst of of underground portion, there is located an ancient small temple guarded by the yaksha (devas) it is said that only a balyati (one celibate since childhood) ascetic digamber saint can only enter if equipped with his spiritual steady fastness and he is only able to bringout the idols of this underground temple for a limited period, which is declared and decided previously.
the idols thus brought out for viewing (darshan) of devotees, must be placed back with in auspicious signs. this is an atishay (miracle) of this temple, shows its antiquity. idols of principal diety lord adinaath is supposed to be 4000 years old, made of local stone, the artistic miracle.
the whole of the temple is made of red stone with attractive images carved. the sight of the architecture of main gate reminds the architecture of famous delwara temples of mount abu. as one enters the inner temple there is a big stone built shrine having three pinnacles.the carving art of the three pinnacles & the shrine is subtle a veritable feast to the eyes.
in the middle of the shrine a very beautiful, eye catching idol of lord parshwanath with seven serpent hoods is installed. there are 2 idols of lord parshwanath in the both side too. there so many attractive idols installed in the temple.
digamber jain temple, visiting time, from 6 am to 10 pm.
shri dig. jain virodaya temple, where principal deity are shri 1008 lord shantinath 16th tirthankar, at shikarpura road, jain nasian, sanganer, jaipur.
annual gatherings are held on second sunday of ashwin month every year.
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