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Shri Ghogha teerth

Seth Kala Meethani Pedhi: Shri Navkhanda Parshwanath Jain Derasar; At & Post: Ghogha Bundur village; Dist.: Bhavnagar; State: Gujarat. INDIA. Telephon


 
Jain Idol  :

91 cms high blue coloured idol of Shri Navkhanda Parshwanath Bhagwan in Padmasan position is present im the temple.

Jain God Desc :

Established in VS 1168 by Acharya Shri Mahendrasurishwarji Maharaj, with the help of Shri Nanavati Shri Heeraseth.

Jain Teerth :

Teerth is present in Ghogha Bundar village. No markings are there on the moolnayak idol, but it is said that the idol was recovered from a well belonging to nearby Badava village. As per another myth, the idol was recovered along with many other idols from the well of stones from Peerampet. Acharya Mahendrasurishwarji has performed the Anjanshalaka of the moolnayak idol in VS 1168; the expenses were borne by Nanavati Shri Heeraseth. Shreshthi Shri Veera and Purna have established sangh of Shetrunjay and Girnar teerths in supervision of Acharya Shri Jinendrasurishwarji in VS 1430. Shri Jinodayasurishwarji has used worshipping words for the moolnayak Shri Navkhanda Parshwanath Bhagwan in his notice sent in VS 1431. This gives indications of the teerth to be established before twelth century.

Speciality of Jain Teerth :

As per the history available, the Muslim ruler and their soldiers damaged the moolnayak idol along with other temples and idols. Idol was broken into nine pieces. Jain shravaks kept these pieces in Lapsi, following orders from the Adhishthayak Dev in disguised, the idol again joined, but the markings remained on it. Since then this idol is called as Navkhanda Parshwanath Bhagwan. Akhand jyoti is still lighting since ancient period.

Managing Trust :

Seth Kala Meethani Pedhi

Management Details of Jain :

Geographical Details :

Historical Details :

No marking is present on the moolnayak idol, but it is said that it was recovered from a well belonging to nearby Badava village. As per another myth, the idol was recovered along with many other idols from the well of stones from Peerampet. Acharya Mahendrasurishwarji has performed the Anjanshalaka of the moolnayak idol in VS 1168; the expenses were borne by Nanavati Shri Heeraseth. Shreshthi Shri Veera and Purna have established sangh of Shetrunjay and Girnar teerths under the supervision of Acharya Shri Jinendrasurishwarji in VS 1430. Shri Jinodayasurishwarji has used worshipping words for the moolnayak Shri Navkhanda Parshwanath Bhagwan in his notice sent in VS 1431, giving indication of the teerth to be established before twelth century. But the moolnayak idol is much older than that.

Management Dharamshala :

Dharamshala is available with all necessary arrangements for the pilgrims.

Other Dharamshalas :

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Future Plan :

 

Some other important Information

Telephone :

02781 - 82335

Post Office :

Ghogha Bundur

Railway Station :

Bhavnagar station is 21 kms away from th

Airport :

Road Route :

The nearest railway station, Bhavnagar, is 21 kms away from the teerth. Buses and taxis are easily available from the station regularily.

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Tehsil :

District :

Bhavnagar

State :

Gujarat

Country :

India

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Tourist Place Nearby :

Other Teerths :

Four other temples are present near this temple and two temples are in the village. Many ancient idols were found by archeologists and they are kept in the temple of Shri Neminath Bhagwan along with two Guru idols (said to be of Shri Hemchandracharya and Shri Dharmaghoshsurishwarji) made of VS 1354. Beautiful Samvasaran made by metals of the beginning era of 16th century can be seen in nearby Samvasaran temple. Two others temples are of Shri Suvidhinath Bhagwan and Shri Shantinath Bhagwan. Beautification work in the temple present in the village where the charan paduka’s of Shri Vijay Devsurishwarji has been kept, are said to made during the period of King Kumarpal. The temple of Shri Jeeravala Parshwanth Bhagwan is situated towards south of the village bears a Guru idol made during VS 1357 missing the name of Gurudev.

Other Teerths Nearby :
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