Delvada Jain Temple, Una

CategoryJainism

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi

AddressDelvada Jain Temple, Una, GIr Somnath, Gujarat.

pincode362510

DistrictGir Somnath

About Delvada Jain Temple, Una

Transportation

Una, the nearest railway station is at a distance of five kilometers and Delwala is at a distance of two and a half kilometers. There are good roads from Una and Delwada. Buses and cars can easily go to the temple. Also, there are dharmashalas and bhojanashalas.

History

It is difficult to infer the antiquity of this idol. The disease of King Ajaypal was cured by water used in bathing this idol. He, therefore, settled this village, and got the idol formally installed in the temple. Hundreds of ancient stepped-wells are present here. A bell found here bears the carvings. ‘Shri Ajahara Parshvanath, the year 1034 of the Vikram era, Raichand Jechand Shah’. This proves that this is a very ancient place which was prosperous, The water used in bathing the idol, cured the disease (ajar) of the king. devotees, therefore, know Bhagawan by the name of Ajahara Parshwnath. Even today, many diseases of faithful devotees are cured by the water used in bathing the idol and miracles happen. The water used in bathing the idol is regarded by Jains and non-Jains an nectar. In the present times fair are held here every year on the fifteenth day of the bright half of the month of Kartak, on the fifteenth day of the bright half of the month a Chaitra and on the tenth day of the dark half of the month of Magsar.

Famous for

Since this is a very ancient sacred place, many relics are found around it near the temple, there is a cellar. The chief idol is bright and worth seeing. It is made of sand. It is plastered with saffron.

Many magical incidence has also took place here.

This is the main teerth of Ajahara panchteerthi. Raghuvanshi king Ajaypal constructed the temple during the period of 20th Teerthankar of current Chouveesi. He was inspired by the miracle took place with him, as he was cured by the water poured on the idol of Shri Ajahara Parshwanath which was founded in a jalkund, and he constructed a temple here. Description of this teerth is also available in the Teerth Mala written by Shri Vinay Vijayji.

Best time to Visit

Huge celebration is organised on every Kartik poornima, Chaitri poornima and 10th day of Poush Krishna. A Fair is held 3 times in a year, on the fifteenth day of the month kartak.

Best time to Go

it is a religeous place you can go anytime in a day.

Distance of nearest cities

  • Somnath
    to
    Ahmedabad
    406km
  • Somnath
    to
    Ambaji
    585km
  • Somnath
    to
    Amreli
    164km
  • Somnath
    to
    Bharuch
    546km
  • Somnath
    to
    Bhavnagar
    277km
  • Somnath
    to
    Bhuj
    399km
  • Somnath
    to
    Dahod
    580km
  • Somnath
    to
    Dwarka
    230km
  • Somnath
    to
    Gandhinagar
    434km
  • Somnath
    to
    Himmatnagar
    485km
  • Somnath
    to
    Jamnagar
    269km
  • Somnath
    to
    Junagadh
    79km
  • Somnath
    to
    Mehsana
    480km
  • Somnath
    to
    Morbi
    489km
  • Somnath
    to
    Palanpur
    552km
  • Somnath
    to
    Porbandar
    129km
  • Somnath
    to
    Saputara
    784km
  • Somnath
    to
    Surat
    642km
  • Somnath
    to
    Valsad
    709km

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Una and thier inquiry no. is, 02875221600

Nearest Railway Station is Kodinar and Indian Railway Inquiry no. is, 139

Nearest Airport is Rajkot and thier inquiry no. is, 02812451849

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