` Shri Makshi Teerth Shajapur Madhya Pradesh India

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Shri Makshi Teerth


Jain Idol  :

The bluish stone made, 105 cms high idol of Shri Makshi Parshwanath Bahgwan is in padmasan position has established in the temple.

Jain God Desc :

During Vikram Samvat 1472 by Shri Sangram Soni of Lolada village falling into Mandavgarh.

Jain Teerth :

Built up in a huge campus near a beautiful pond in Makshi village.

Speciality of Jain Teerth :

The moolnayak idol is very spectacular & full of magical powers. Many myths are famous about the magical happenings at this place. It is said that once flow of milk started coming out of the mouth of the snake forming an umbrella shadow over the idol due to which the main temple place became flooded by milk. Poojas are held as per the belief of Digambar and Shwetambar sects in their temples rspectively.

Managing Trust :

Shri Anandji Kalyanji Pedhi Jain Shwetambar mandir and Shri Digambar Jain Atishay Kshetra Makshi

Management Details of Jain :

1. Shri Anandji Kalyanji Pedhi Jain Shwetambar mandir; 2. Shri Digambar Jain Atishay Kshetra Makshi; At & Post: Makshi village; Distt: Shajapur; State: Madhya Pradesh. INDIA. Telephone: 07363- 32028/ 32214.

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Historical Details :

History related to the moolnayak idol, is said to be very ancient. Some says that it was built 7th century B.C. i.e. the 4th Aara. Inscriptions are available about presence of many Jain temples and their locality at this place 2nd century B.C. Parmar kings have built Jin temples here during the 10th Christ century. It is said that the muslin invader Mohammad Gazanavi has given orders to his soldiers not to harm this temple & idol as he felt some magical effect after coming to this place. He was on the move of conquerring India & destroying the temples and other Hindu religious places. He halted here for his treatment. Inspite he erected five Kangooras before the temple as his self memory. According to another saying, this temple was built by a resident of Lolada (as per many he was a resident of Palanpur), Shri Sangram Soni, the treasurer of Mandavgarh belonging to Badiyar Estate during VS 1472. Acarya Shri Somsundar Surishwarji has performed the establishment part of the temple. The temple is seems to be an ancient one and Shri Soni might have done renovation of it in his reign as the treasurer of Mandavgarh.

Management Dharamshala :

Dharamshalas belonging to Digambar as well as Shwetambar sects are present near the temple. The Digambar Dharamshala is present near the station. Bhojanshala facility is available only in Shwetambar dharamshala.

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Some other important Information

Telephone :

07363 - 32028/ 32214.

Post Office :


Railway Station :

Makshi railway station is only 1,5 Kms a

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Road Route :

Situated on Mumbai-Agra highway, Makshi village is 38 Kms from Ujjain & 32 Kms from Devaas. Being situated on national highway, flow of buses always remains. The Pushpagiri teerth is 70 Kms away from here while Gommatgiri- Indore remains 78 Kms & Banediyaji also at 78 Kms from this place. Buses are available at an interval of 10 minutes for Ujjain, Indore, Guna & Gwalior from Makshi.

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Madhya Pradesh

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Other Teerths :

Another Jain temple is present near this main temple having te idol of Shri Suparshwanath Bhagwan as its moolnayak.

Other Teerths Nearby :
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