` Shri Gambhu teerth Patan Gujarat India

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Shri Gambhu teerth

Bazar Jain Derasar

Jain Idol  :

Shri Gambhira Parshwanath Bhagwan; Swet varn; about 45 cms.

Jain God Desc :

Ancient teerth.

Jain Teerth :

Present in the centre of Gambhu village, this holy place is said to be ancient. Acharya Shri Sheelankacharya has written Teeka on Acharansutra in VS 919 at this village. The old historical Bedhak grantha, Sushrut, was also written here. World famous Shravak Pratikraman sutra was written on Bhojpatra here in Shak Samvat 826.

Speciality of Jain Teerth :

Acharya Shri Sheelankacharya has written comments (teeka) on "Acharaangsutra" in this village in VS 919. Ancient Bedhak granth "Sushrut" was also written at this place. Shrimal Seth, elder family member of Mantrishwar Shri Vimal Shah has shifted himself to this village after leaving Bheenmal Nagar. Later, the king of Gurjar Shri Vanraj Chavda invited him to stay in Patan, giving the post of Dandanayak of Patan to his son Lahar. "Shravak Pratikraman Sutra" written in VS 826 was scripted on Bhojpatra at this place. Apart from all these many other granths had been also scripted at this holy place.

Managing Trust :

Shri Gambhu Shwetambar Murtipoojak Jain Sangh

Management Details of Jain :

Shri Gambhu Shwetambar Murtipoojak Jain Sangh; Bazar Jain Derasar; At & Post: Gambhu; Taluka: Becharaji; Dist.: Patan; State: Gujarat. INDIA. Pin: 384 011. Telephone: (02734) 82325.

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Historical Details :

History of this place is older than 9th century of VS. As per many specifications, this village was established long before Patan city. During its olden days this huge city was called as Gambheera and Gambhuta. Visitor's letters given to different temples proves the presence of many temples at this place. The moolnayak idol is considered to be made during the period of King Samprati. Many other idols of that time have been shifted to Mumbai and other places.

Management Dharamshala :

Dharamshala having 15 rooms with bhojanshala facility is available.

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02734 - 82325

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Road Route :

Pilgrims has to travel through Ganeshpura to reach Gambhu from Mehsana on Mehsana-Modhera road, covering about 22 kms. Buses are available from Mehsana and Ahmedabad.

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Other Teerths :

Shri Modhera Teerth, at 7 kms. Shri Patan Teerth, at 30 kms.

Other Teerths Nearby :
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