Jambudweep Temple, Palitana

CategoryJainism

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi

AddressJambudweep Temple, Near Vishal Jain Museum, Palitana, Bhavnagar, Gujarat.

pincode364270

DistrictBhavnagar

About Jambudweep Temple, Palitana

History

This temple has an excellent exhibit on Jain cosmology, describing the intricate divisions of the heavens and the earth, and an individual’s passage through the different stages of the universe. There is also an exhibit on Jain mathematics, for anyone intrigued by unusual systems of reasoning, whether a believer or not. It features uncommon units of measure for height, width, weight, time and so forth.

The temple is set on top of the Sumeru Mountain, considered to be the most pious and tallest mountains of the world. Devotees can get to the main shrine of the temple after climbing 136 steep steps. It was during July 1974 that the foundation for this temple was laid. Devotees get to pray at the main temple or the Pandukshila only after offering prayers at all the small temples along the Sumeru Mountain. There are around 16 temples in the Sumeru Mountain. The Jambudweep temple is also visited by lots of devotees because of the extravagance of nature that can be found here. This temple is set against the excellent backdrop of the mountains, hills, valleys, rivers, gardens etc.

Famous for

The Jambudweep temple is designed in such a way that it depicts the universe. As the Sumeru Mountain forms the excellent backdrop of this temple, there are four zones that are visible here. Towards the east and west are the Videh Kshetras. Towards the south one can find the Bharat Kshetra, the scenic Himvan mountain range and various rivers. Towards the north one can find the majestic Airavat Kshetra. The temple has important metal trees in the north and south, namely Jambu Vriksha and Shalmali Vriksha respectively. There are lots of Jain scriptures like Triloskar, Tatvartha Sutra, Tilyopannati and many more which provide detailed explanations about the importance of these trees, the Sumeru Mountain, the significance of the Jambudweep temple etc.

Best time to Visit

The temple is open every day, with a free show every evening at 6pm.

Best time to Go

Morning to Evening

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Nearest bus stand is Palitana and thier inquiry no. is, 02848252168

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

Nearest Airport is Bhavnagar and thier inquiry no. is, 02782212971

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