` Shri Kavi Teerth Bharuch Gujarat India

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Shri Kavi Teerth

Shri Kavi Jain Teerth; At & Post: Kavi, Taluka: Jambusar; Dist.: Bharuch; State: Gujarat. INDIA. Telephone: (02644) 30229.

Jain Idol  :

Idol of Bhagwan Shri Adishwarji was established after renovation in VS 2114 and idol of Shri Dharamnath Bhagwan was established in VS 1655. Both the idols are swet varn and in Padmasan position.

Jain God Desc :

Shri Adishwar Bhagwan and Shri Dharamnath Bhagwan

Jain Teerth :

Old name of this place was Kankavati. The temple with Moolnayak Shri Adishwar Bhagwan is ancient one, which was renovated by Shri Batuk and Shri Gangadhar Gandhi, the sons of Shri Ladik Gandhi of Bada Nagar and the Moolnayak's idol was again established by the hands of Shri Vijaysensuriji in Veer Nirvan Samvat 2114 (VS 1645). The temple, consisting idol of Shri Dharamnath Bhagwan as the Moolnayak, was constructed by Shrimati Veerabai w/o Shri Kunwarji Gandhi, one among the Ladik Gandhi family and established the Moolnayak idol by honorary hands of Shri Vijaysensuriji in Veer Nirvan Samvat 2124 (VS 1655). Later many renovation works took place.

Speciality of Jain Teerth :

Both the temples are famous as Sas-Bahu temple. As per the myth, Shrimati Heerabai went to have darshan of the temple built by herself along with her daughter-in-law Veerabai. Veerabai got head injury at the time of entry. She complained abiut the low height of the entry door to her mother-in-law. Then her mother-in-law asked her to build another temple by the money brought from her father. Veerabai took this as a challenge and built a temple within time limit of 5 years. Annual function is celebrated every year on Magh Krishna 7 and mela on Kartik & Chaitra Poornima's.

Managing Trust :

Shri Kavi Jain Teerth

Management Details of Jain :

Shri Kavi Jain Teerth

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Historical Details :

Old name of this place was Kankavati. Shri Batuk, the son of Bada Nagar resident Shri Ladik Gandhi and Gangadhar Gandhi has renovated the temple of Shri Adishwar Bhagwan in VNS 2114 (VS 1645) and performed pratishtha of it by the honarary hands of Acharya Shri Vijaysensuriji. Now the temple was called as Sarvajeet Prasad. Daughter-in-law of Ladik Gandhi, Shrimati Veerabai w/o Shri Kunwarji Gandhi has built the temple of Shri Dharamnath Bahgwan in VNS 2124 (VS 1655) and the honarary Acharya Shri Vijaysensuriji performed the pratishtha. This was called as Ratnaprasad Tilak temple. Essential renovations were done as per requirements during the time-scale.

Management Dharamshala :

Dharamshala and bhojanshala facilites are available. Bhata is also arranged for the pilgrims.

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Some other important Information

Telephone :

02644 - 30229

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Railway Station :

Kavi Station

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Road Route :

The teerth is only half miles away from Kavi station. Distance from Baroda is 96.6 kms; Bharuch is 75 kms while 54 kms from Shri Gandhar Teerth. Regular bus services are available from Jhagadia, Baroda, Bharuch and Kevadiya. Pilgrims can also come by train also from Bharuch.

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Other Teerths :

Shri Gandhar Teerth, at 54 kms. and Shri Bharuch Teerth, at 75 kms.

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