` Shri Nakodaji Teerth Badmer Rajasthan India

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Shri Nakodaji Teerth

Mewanagar, PIN- 344025

Jain Idol  :

Shri Nakoda Parshwanath Bhagwan, Padmasan mudra, of 58 cms in height blueish colour.

Jain God Desc :

2300 years ago by two brothers namely Veersen & Nakorsen.

Jain Teerth :

One among the main teerth centre in INDIA. Because of the importance given to adhisthayak in INDIA, teerth is always full of pilgrims. It is situated on a beautifull hill and huge in its size. It is said that 2300 years ago two brothers namely Veersen & Nakorsen has built up this city and the temples. After Vikram Samvat 1300, it was destroyed by the Muslim attack and the temple was rebuilt later. The main temple consists of the teerthadhiraj idol alogwith the idols of Shri Adinath Bhagwan & Shri Shantinath Bhagwan in other temples in its campous. The life history of Shri Shantnath Bhagwan is desplayed in form of idols and placed on the walls of Shri Shantinath Bhagwan temple. The main temple is always full of the visiting pilgrims. It is beleived that carrying prasad outside the temple is not allowed. Pilgrims start offering oil on the idol of Shri Bhairavji from 11.30 in the mornig, which is available at Modi khana near the pedhi. The dadawadi of dada guru Jinkushal suriji is built-up on a small hill near the temple. Pilgrims offers their homage to him by taking darshan of his pagaliyas of dada guru. The look of temple from the top of the hill is very interesting.

Speciality of Jain Teerth :

This teerth place was established by Parampujya Shri Sthulibhadra swamiji, and hence it has much importance in Jainism. The ancient idol of Shri Parshwanath Bhagwan is very attractive and full of magical powers. Shri Bhairavji Maharaj, the adhisthayak dev of this teerth place is magically very powerfull and is famous in the world for the amazing. Even if there is no house in his area but it seems like a small city by the flow of pilgrims and visitors who keep on coming here for fulfillment of their wishes.

Managing Trust :

Shri Jain Shwetambar Nakoda Parshawanth Teerth

Management Details of Jain :

Shri Jain Shwetambar Nakoda Parshawanth Teerth, At & Post: Mewanagar; Station: Balotara; Dist.: Badmer- 344 025; Rajasthan. INDIA. Telephone: (02988) 40005- pedhi/ 40096 & 40761- Office.

Geographical Details :

Historical Details :

It is assumed to call as Veerampur in old days. Two brothers, namely Veersen and Nakorsen, has established two cities at a difference of 20 miles and named them as Veerampur and Nakornagar respectively. Veersen established the temple of Shri Chandraprabh Bhagwan while Nakorsen of Shri Suparshwanath Bhagwan in their cities. The establishment (Pratishtha) of the temples was performed by Arya Shri Sthulibhadra Swamiji at both places. King Samprati pratibodhak Acharya Shri Suhasti Surishwarji, Acharya Shri Siddhsen Divakar - the Ratna in kings court of King Vikramaditya, writer of Bhaktamar Strotra Acharya Shri Mantung Surishwarji, Shri Kalakacharya, Shri Haribhadra Suriji, Shri Dev Suriji and many other scholar Acharyas has initiated the then kings with their efforts from spiritual speeches to perform the renovation works at these temples. Nakornagar existed up to 13th century. Later on people migrated to other nearby place at the time of attacks by Alam Shah. He destroyed the temple but the priests of the temple has taken measures to safeguard the idols of the temple and have shifted them to Kalidrah village situated at a distance of 4 miles from the temple. During VS 909, 2700 Jain followers were settled in the Veerampur city. One among them, Shri Harakhchandji have renovated the old temple and established Shri Mahaveer Bhagwan idol as the Moolnayak. Descriptions of renovator work done in VS 1223 is also exists. Alam Shah has also attacked Veerampur and damaged heavily the temple in VS 1280. It was the beginning era of 15th century that the renovation works to rehabilitate the damaged temple started. The idols of Nakornagar, kept at Kalidrah village were brought here and the idol of Shri Parshwanath Bhagwan was chosen & established in the temple as the Moolnayak of it in VS 1429. As the Moolnayak idol was belonged to Nakornagar, this teerth was called as the Nakoda teerth. As per another myth, the Moolnayak idol was recovered from a pond situated next to Sinadari village near Nakornagar, which later on brought & established as the Moolnayak idol in this temple in VS 1429 by bhattarak Acharya Shri Uday Surishwarji. And from this day onwards this teerth place became famous as Nakoda teerth. Acharya Shri Keertiratna Suriji has established the live & effective idol of (the adhisthayak dev of this place) Shri Bhairavji in VS 1511. Adhisthayak dev still protects this whole area and fulfills the heartily urges of the pilgrims. This city remains a wealthy city up to 17th century. Later on Shri Nanakji, the brother of (businessman) Shresthi Malashah Sanklecha decided to leave this place after being feelings guilty by the behaviour of the prince. He along with number of his supporters left the village and gradually the city became without any Jain in it. Shri Sangh manages the temple. Last renovation took place in 1865.

Management Dharamshala :

Old dharmashala managed by the trust alongwith newly built Mahaveer Bhavan, Oswal Bhavan, Shanti Bhavan, Shripal Bhavan, Aadeshwar Bhavan, Jineshwar Bhavan & others having 500 rooms in them. All of them are well equiped. The bhojanshala is also available with all arrangements where 650 people could sit together for feeding. The bhojanshala coupans are available outside the main temple. The dharmashala facility is booked at the counter at the enterance of mandir campous near the reception counter. Private vehicles are parked outside the campous with the facility of small carrier vehicles formcarrying the luguage with due permission of the management.

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02988 - 40005

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This teerth place is based in Mewanagar village on Jodhpur- Badmer Road at a distance of 120 ks from Jodhpur. Badmer is at a distance of 120 kms. It is 15 kms away from Balotara. Pilgrims gets fluent service of jeep & buses for reaching the holy place. Regular bus service is in application for Jodhpur, Mahaveerji & Balotara station.

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