` Shri Khimel Teerth Pali Rajasthan India

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Shri Khimel Teerth


Jain Idol  :

Shri Shantinath Bhagwan; Swet Varn; Padmasanastha; about 75 cms in height.

Jain God Desc :

Inscription found with the marks of V.S. 1134 on it.

Jain Teerth :

This devsthan is said to be existing from twelthe century of Vikram Samvat. It is said that the temple was constructed by Seth Shri Lala Shah Ostwal in which the moolnayak idol was established on Vaishakh Shukla10, of V.S. 1134 by the honorary hands of Achary Shri Hemsurishwarji. Another idol was established by Acharya Shri Vijaysensurishwarji on 11 day of Vaishakh Shukla in the year of V.S. 1653. Regular pooja is offered between 7.00 am and 12.00 noon.

Speciality of Jain Teerth :

Anjanshalaka of the temple present at this teerth place has been laid down by the honarary hands of Shri Hemsuriji on Vaisakh Shukla 10 of samvat 1134. Establishment of another idol of this temple was done by Shri Vijaysen Suriji in 1653. Being an ancient temple it has much importance in Jainism.

Managing Trust :

Shri Jain DevsthanTrust

Management Details of Jain :

Shri Jain DevsthanTrust; At & Post: Khimel; Talika: Bali; Via: Rani; Dist.: Pali- 306 115.

Geographical Details :

Historical Details :

Khimel is one of the ancient village among Gorhwarh kshetra, with a dense population of Jains. It has three temples. The oldest one is situated at the bank of a river towards east of village, having the moolnayak idol of Shri Shantinah Bhagwan. It is said that the temple was built by Shri Leela Shah Ostwal in VS 1149. As per the inscriptions carved on the idol of Shri Shantinath Bhagwan, the anjanshalaka was performed by Hemsuriji in samvat 1134. The other temple is present just outside the village. Construction of this huge temple (having Bavan Jinalay) was done by Smt. Nagibai, the wife of Shri Khumji Gadaiya in VS 1920. The inspiration part of Smt. Nagibai is not known but it is said that she fot the directions in her nightmare for constructing an Jain temple. She thrown herself completely for achieving this target and collected money from many of Jain Pedhi's & successfully built this temple. The shyamvarniya idol of moolnayak Bhagwan Rishabhdev was established in the temple during VS 1928, at that time only 14 dehari's of the temple was ready. The pratishtha of the temple took place in VS 1958. The samadhi temple of Shri Vijayrajendra Surishwarji is present near the Bavadi constructed by Mehta Mokamsingh at the bankmof the river.

Management Dharamshala :

Dharamshala available having only 4 rooms with facility of bhojanshala between 1.00 pm till sunset.

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Railway Station :

Khimel- 1km; Rani- 4kms & Phalana- 11 km

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Bus & taxi from Rani as well as Phalana stations.

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