Shri Mandargiri Digamber Jain Siddha Kshetra, Bihar

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Name :
Shri Mandargiri Dig. Jain Siddha Kshetra
Is a Siddha Kshetra (The place of salvation of 12th Teerthankar Vasupoojya Swami).
Address :
Shri Mandargiri Dig. Jain Siddha Kshetra
Post & Village – Bounsi, Dist. – Banka (BIHAR)
Contact No.: 9507026319, 9525478865, 9931298197
Management Committee :
Shri Mandargiri Dig. Jain Siddha Kshetra committee
Devashram, Mahadeva Road,
Arrah, Dist. – Bhojpur (BIHAR)
Nearby City :
Bhagalpur 55 km (By Road) 50 km (By Train),
Sammed Shikhar (Via – Giridih, Deodhar) 225 km (By Road)
Banka 22 km (By Road)
About Mandar Giri :

It is a great holy place related to the salvation of 12th Teerthankar 1008 Bhagawan Vasupoojya Swami. This place is related to the three Kalyanka – Tup, Gyan & Moksha of Bhagawan Vasupoojya. It means that this is the place where Vasupoojya Swami accepted penance, achieved the super natural knowledge and finally got salvation the final liberation from world. His first precept was also delivered here.

Main Temple & Idol :

In front of Mandar Hill railway station in Dig. Jain Dharmshala (Guest House), there is a very beautiful Jain temple decorated by the work of glass and sculptor. This temple with high pinnacles has an attractive Coral Colored idol of Lord Vasupoojya in cross legged seating posture.
From Dharamshala, towards Hill at 500 Meters distance there is a beautiful temple, unique example of architectural art, has an idol of white stone of Lord Vasupoojya Swami.
At the salvation place on the Hill, a grand Jain temple is there. A pair of feet images (about 3000 years old) is also installed there.
Near the place of salvation, there is a place where Lord Vasupoojya attained the Kevalgyan (Supernatural Knowledge), there also 3 pairs of ancient feet images are installed.
A little ahead, at the place of accepting penance by Lord Vasupoojya, here also a pair of feet image is installed.
Near the place of salvation, a beautiful cave temple with 5 feet high standing idol is also viewable..

Natural Scenario :
Mandargiri is a place with natural peaceful environment, pleasant to eyes.
Annual Gatherings :
Festival at the day of salvation – Bhadraprada Shukla 14
Birthday celebrations of Lord Mahaveer – Chaitra Shukla 13.
Facilities :

Jain Dharmshala contains 20 rooms, having a mess. Items like utensils, bed, tent etc. are available.

Reservation Facility, Available
Means of approach :
Busses or Taxies available from Bhagalpur & Banka.
By Rail- Bhagalpur.
Nearest Airport- Patna, Ranchi, Kolkata.
Nearby Places :
For Safe Travelling :
Traveling in night is not safe.


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