` Shri Prabhaspatan Teerth/ Somnath Teerth Junagarh Gujarat India

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Shri Prabhaspatan Teerth/ Somnath Teerth

Shri Prabhaspatan Jain Shwetambar Murtipoojak Sangh, Jain Derasar Ki Khadaki, At & Post: Prabhaspatan, Dist.: Junagarh, State: Gujarat. INDIA. Pin: 3

Jain Idol  :

Swet varn idol of Shri Chandraprabh Bhagwan in padmasan mudra , about 115 cms in height is present in the temple.

Jain God Desc :

Teerth established by Shri Bharat Chakravarti, the elder son of Shri Adinath prabhu.

Jain Teerth :

Situated in the centre of Prabhashpatan village and only 400 meter away from Somnath temple, this temple is suppose to be constructed by the elder son of Shri Adishwar Prabhu, Chakravarti Samrat Shri Bharat. Shri Devendrasurishwarji has written whole life history of Shri Chandraparbh Bhagwan namely Chandraprabh Charitra in 5325 slokas at this place in VS 1264. The nine basement temples in the main temple consists idols of Prabhu.

Speciality of Jain Teerth :

This teerth is said to be established by Chakrvarti Samrat Shri Bharat, the elder son of Shri Adinath Bhagwan. Many Chakravartis, Kings, their fortunate ministers and Shreshthis (businessmen) have visited this holy place between the period of 1st Teerthankar and the Charam Teerthankar. Shri Devendrasurishwarji has written whole life history of Shri Chandraparbh Bhagwan namely Chandraprabh Charitra in 5325 slokas at this place in VS 1264.Shri Dharmagoshsurishwarji has given knowledge to the Kapardi Yaksha of Shatrunjay Giri by creating phrases using many mantras at this holy place.

Managing Trust :

Shri Prabhaspatan Jain Shwetambar Murtipoojak Sangh

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Historical Details :

It is believed that the elder son of Shri Adinath Bhagwan, Chakravrti Samrat Shri Bharat, established this teerth. Inspired by the preeching of Shri Adishwar Bhagwan. He started his Sangh Yatra after renovating Siddhachal from this place near the Brahmi River (famous as Saraswati). Shri Somyashkumar, son of Shri Bahubali was accompanying him. He saw number of Munis doing tapashya in the dense forest and asked them about their doings. In reply they explained him about the importance of the place being the destination of Samvasaran of future eighth Teerthankar Shri Chandraprabh Bhagwan. Somyashkumar reported this to Shri Bharat Chakravarti, who then built a city and established temple of Shri Chandraprabh Bhagwan. Shri Sagar Chakravarti, Chandrayasha, Chakradhar, King Dasarath, the Pandvas & King Hastisen etc has visited this place in their respective periods. This place was also famous as Devpattan, Patan, Somnath, Prabhash and Chandraprabhash etc. King Kumarpal has built many temples here. Five Anjanshalakas and establishment were performed under the supervision of Shri Vijaysensuriji, the follower of Jagatguru Vijay Heersurishwarji between Poush Shukla 6 to Magh Shukla 6 of VS 1666. Renovation work took place by the order of Shri Vijay Jinendrasurishwarji in VS 1876. Last renovation and establishment took place on Magh Shukla 6th of VS 2008 by Acharya Shri Chandra Sagarsuriji, the Pattavibhushan of Agamoddharak Acharya Shri Anand Sagarsuriji. This entire incident proves the ancientness and importance of this teerth.

Management Dharamshala :

Dharamshala and Bhojanshala are available.

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Telephone :

02876 - 31638

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Railway Station :

Veraval Station, at 7 kms.

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Linked with all major cities of Gujarat and other parts of India, as the world famous Somnath temple is just 400 meter away from this temple. The Somnath temple is 6 kms away from Veraval junction and from the teerth at the distance of 7 kms.

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Other Teerths :

Mahameru, Puratan Mandir, Parashuram Tapobhumi, Surya Mandir, Geeta Bhavan, Sharada and Bhaluka Teerth are also present in nearby area.

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