andeshwar parshwanath
andeshwar parshwanath

Andeshwar Parshwanathji is a famous Jain temple located on a small hill in Kushalgarh tehsil. The temple is home to rare Shilalekhs from the 10th century. The place also houses two Digamabara Jain Parshwanatha temples. The main temple was built by Digamabar Jain Panchayat of Kushalgarh. The main idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha is being protected by seven hoods.

It is located about 40 km from Banswara and is a famous Jain Temple. The main attraction of the temple is the idol of Parshwanath ji which dates back to 12th or 13th century. Black idol of lord Parshwanath is around 80 cm tall with seven hoods. It is believed to be discovered by tribes of that regions while cultivating the field. Every year on kartik purnima i.e. fifteenth lunar day of Hindi month kartik, a fair is organized which is visited by people from the neighboring towns and villages.


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The tirth is located on a hillock in kushalgarh tehsil of Banswara district. From the nearest railway stations this place is 50 km from Udaygarh; 50 km north of Dahod; 15 km west to kushalgarh and 8 km east of Kalinzara.


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See also  Arthuna temples, Banswara

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