States Temples


Shri Abu Delwada Tirth


Jain Idol  :

White colored idol of Bhagawan Adishver in the Padmasana posture apprx 150 cms High.

Jain God Desc :

Bhagawan Adishver

Jain Teerth :

It is on the Abu Hill in the lap of hillocks at the height of nearly 1220 meters from the surface of the sea.

Speciality of Jain Teerth :

The sculptural artistry of these temples is famous all over the world. It is matchless and beyond description. The ceiling, domes, gates, pillars, archs and walls of the Vimalsahi temple are excellent specimens of carving skill. It cannot be described in words. The sculpture is minute and variegated. There are 59 small temples in the round passage. The structure of the Lavanyasahi temple is of matchless carving and fascinating. The delineation of Krishna’s life, groups of dancing and singing girls and the carvings of the derani - jethani niches are very distinct. There are fifty - two niches in the walls of the passage round the temple. For pilgrims and tourists, the specimens of carving inside the temple are and will remain wonderful subjects for research.

Managing Trust :

Shri Kalyanji Paramanandji Pedhi, Delwada Jain Temple

Management Details of Jain :

Shri Kalyanji Paramanandji Pedhi, Delwada Jain Temple, Mt. Abu - 307501, Shirshi, Rajasthan, India.

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Historical Details :

Bharat Chakravarti built here the temple and the four-mouthed idol installed in it. In Jain scriptures this tirth is called Arbudachal or Arbudgiri. This ancient tirth is also mentioned in the Bruhadkalpastura composed by Bhadrabahuswami. The most ancient temple at present was built in the eleventh century by Vimal Shah. By propitiating Ambikadevi the ancient idol of Bhagawan Adinath was, found 2500 years ago. This temple is called Vimalsahi. Another temple was built in front of Vimalsahi in the year 1287 of the Vikram era. It is called Lavanayashi. It was built by Vastupal. Tejpal brothers. Both the brothers were brave and generous. They spent crores of rupees for renovation of the Shetraunjaya and Girnar tirths. The art and sculpture of this place are the best in the world. The splendid temple was built under supervison of Anupamdevi the wife of Tejmal. The derani - jethani niches (recesses in the wall) are excellent specimens of carving. The idol of Mulnayak Bhagawan Neminath is very fascinating.

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Post Office :

Abu - 307501

Railway Station :

Abu Road

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Road Route :

The hilly road begins from Abu Road. The Delwada temple is at a distance of two kilometers from Abu. Bus service and private vehicles are available.

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Other Teerths :

Besides Vimalvasahi and Lunvasahi, the temple of Pitalhar, the temple of Mahavir Swami, and Kharatarvasahi. At a short distance, there is a Digambar temple. The Gurumandir of Vijayshantisurishvarji is recently built.

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