Travel Agent in Shikharji Parasnath
Teerthraj Shikkharji is located on Parasnath Hills and is accessible from the town of Madhuban, District Girdih , State of Jharkhand . Parasnath Hills Stands high at 4769 feet in the middle of barren and agriculture plains of Chikri Jharkhand. Nearest Railway Station Parasnath approx 23 Km from Madhuban.Shikharji Temple in Jharkhand is one of the most visited Jain Pilgrimage Places.The Temple also gained a name as sammed Shikharji or Zenith of concentration .It is here that many Tirthankar indulged in meditative practices or Samadhi.Built in the 18th Century , The Shikharji Temple is known for its architectural splendor and historical significance . The idol is quite old but the religious sentiments associated with it are still strong. The reach this temple , the pilgrims have to pass through the Madhuban forest the area between the Summit and the Gandharva Nala Stream is considered very holy by the Jainism followers . The pilgrims go for a parikrama or a round trip, almost 18-20 kms distance on foot on a doli to complex the pilgrimage. The name of the hills where the temple is located is parasnath, and the meaning of the word Parasnath is derived from the name of the 24 Jain tirthankar, parshvanatha. 23rd tirthankar Parasnath and 19 more tirthankaras attained Moksha at this temple. The 20 tirthankaras who attained Moksha are Ajitnath, Sambhavnath, Abhinandan, Sumatinath, Padmprabhu, Suparshwanath, Chandraprabhu, Suvidhinath, Sheetalnath, Shreyansnath, Vimalnath, Anantnath, Dharmnath, Shantinath, Kunthunath, Arnath, Mallinath, Munisuvrat Swami, Naminath, Parsvanath. For each of them there is shrine ( Gumti or Tonk ) on the hill. Some of the temple on the hill are believed to be more than 2000 years old.This is the parasnath tonk situated at the peak of Parasnath hill having the sacred footprints of the tirthankar Parasnath.
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