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Shri Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra

Shri Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra is a Jain temple, located 23 km from Bhavnagar city on the bank of Bay of Khambhat in Gujarat. There are three ancient Digambara temples with ancient idols. The first temple is called Chopra Mandir, in which the black colored idol Bhagvanvan Nemi Nath is enshrined.

Gujarati Mandir is the second and here the major deity is bhagvan Adinath. One can view a metallic Sahastra Koot Chaityalaya (1000 idols carved on it), set up in 1611 of Vikram Samvat era. An idol believed to be more than 2500 years old is also there. A third temple called Dandia Mandir features the idol bhagvan Adinath in Padmasana posture.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Bhavnagar
Location: Humad Dela


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