` Shri Charup Teerth Patan Gujarat India

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Shri Charup Teerth


Jain Idol  :

Shri Shamla Parshwanath Bhagwan; Padmasanastha; Shyam (bluish) varn idol about 120 cms in height.

Jain God Desc :

Ancient one. No clear evidence but the parikar (boundary) of Shri Parshwanath Prabhu said to be established by Shri Devchandrasuriji of Nagendra Gatch

Jain Teerth :

Present in center of Charup village. The idol is said to be one among the three idols made by Shri Ashadhi Shravak in the ancient period. It is a beautiful evidence of old arts and technique. The temple was renovated and again pratistha took place in VS 1984 by the shravaks of Patan. They took the charge of temple renovation in VS 1938. Pooja is held every morning at 10.00 am.

Speciality of Jain Teerth :

Siddhraj Naresh, the king of Patan has arranged a huge celebration in honor of Shashan prabhavak Shri Veeracharya, who was on the way to Patan from Malwa. The moolnayak idol present here is one of the three idols made by Shri Ashadhi Shravak. Pooja starts at 10.00 am.

Managing Trust :

Shri Charup Jain Shwetambar Mahateerth Pedhi.

Management Details of Jain :

Shri Charup Jain Shwetambar Mahateerth Pedhi; At & Post: Charup; Dist.: Patan; State: Gujarat. INDIA. Pin: 384 285. Telephone: (02766) 84609.

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Historical Details :

History of moolnayak idol is very ancient. Specification is made about this idol to be one of the three idols established by Shri Ashadhi Shravak in ancient period. It is specified that Shri Devchandrasuriji of Nagendra Gatchh has established the parikar of Shri Parshwanath Bhagwan at Charup in 9th century of VS. Specification of Shri Adinath Bhagwan temple build by businessman Shri Devchandra from Nagor in 13th century of VS is also available. Another temple of Shri Adinath Bhagwan was built by shreshthi Shri Pethad Shah in VS 1320.This teerth is specified in the "Vividh Teerth Kalp" written by Shri Jinprabhusuriji in VS 1389. Acharya Shri Tilaksuriji has also decrypted this teerth in his "Chaitya Paripati written in 14th century. During this century Shri Jayshekharsuriji have also specified this teerth place. In the same manner this teerth is specified by Shri Keertimerusuriji in his "Shashwat Teerthmala" in 15th VS century, Shri Shanti Kushalsuriji in "Godi Parshwastavan" during 17th VS century, Shri Megh Vijayji Upadhyay in "Shri Parshwanath Nam Mala" & Shri Sheel Vijayji in "Teerth Mala" during 18th VS century. In the later stage this teerth remain in control of non-Jainies. Jain shravak of Patan took charge of the temple in VS 1938 and established the temple on Jyeshtha Shukla 5 of VS 1984 after its renovation.

Management Dharamshala :

Arrangements of Dharamshala and bhojanshala is available. Bhojanshala opens at 12.00 in noon and 5.30 pm.

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Some other important Information

Telephone :

02766 - 84609

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Railway Station :

Patan railway station.

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Road Route :

Present at a distance of 1 km from Charup station while 10 kms from Patan station. Buses and taxis are available from teerth place to other parts of the state at 9.0 am; 3.00 pm and 3.30 pm. Metrana is 24 kms from teerth.

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Tourist Place Nearby :

Other Teerths :

Shri Patan Teerth, at 14 kms.

Other Teerths Nearby :
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