Shri Dig. Jain Atishaya Kshetra Maksi Parsvanath

Name :
Shri Dig. Jain Atishaya Kshetra Maksi Parsvanath
Is an Atishay Kshetra (Place of Miracles).
Address :
Shri Dig. Jain Atishaya Kshetra Maksi Parsvanath Maksi,
District – Shajapur (M.P.) Pin 465106
Phone 07363 – 233028, 9425941126
E-mail – dig.jainteerthmaksi@hotmail.com
Management Committee :
Shri Dig. Jain Atishaya Kshetra Maksi Parsvanath
Maksi, District – Shajapur (M.P.) Pin 465106
Phone 07363 – 233028, 9425941126, 9893030218
Nearby City :
Indore 70 km (By Road), 70 km (By Train)
Devas 35 km (By Road), 35 km (By Train)
Ujjain 38 km (By Road), 38 km (By Train)
Shajapur 26 km (By Road), 26 km (By Train)
Bhopal 180 km (By Road), 134 km (By Train)
Ratlam 150 km (By Road), 134 km (By Train)
About Makshi :

Shri Dig. Jain Atishaya Kshetra Maksi is an ancient place of pilgrimage. There are two temples here. First is big temple called as Bara Mandir, in which the principal deity are Lord Parsvanath, this is supposed to be more than 2500 Years old. According to archaeologists this temple is approximately 1000 Years old, built in the period of Parmars. Second is near the first temple with principal deity Lord Suparsvanath (The 7th Teerthankar), this was installed in V.S. 1899.
42 idols installed by Jeevraj Papariwal in V.S. 1548 are also here.
Both the temples are very beautiful existing in one premise.

Atishaya (Miracle) : So many events of wonders are popular here about Maksi as rumors. It is said that an invader when came here to destroy, fall ill severely, at the end he bowed his head against the principal deity and he went from there after constructing five pinnacles on the main gate of temple. Thieves & dacoits became blind here. One inscription is also here which prohibits to any one for theft.
So many pilgrims come here every year for fulfillment of their desires. For Malwa & Bundel-khand, it is the tradition to give up hair first time in childhood here.

Main Temple & Idol :

At this place, there are two temples – Big Temple & Small Temple. In Big Temple, there is an idol of principal deity Lord Parsvanath in Black Stone with height 3.5 feet, very attractive.
In Small Temple, there is a miraculous idol of Lord Suparsvanath installed in Year 1842.

Temple Timings :
At Bara Mandir (Big Temple) time for Digambars is 6 AM to 9 AM, After this time Shwetambars are allowed whole the day.
Small Temple is Totally for Digambars.
Annual Gatherings:
Annual festival organized on the days Chaitra Krishna 4 & 5.
Facilities :

Shri Dig. Jain Mandir Dharmshala contains 13 Normal Rooms, 1 Luxury Room.
Shri Mahaveer Bhawan contains 3 Normal Rooms, 2 Luxury Rooms.
Mess facility and Items like utensils, bed, tent etc. are available at both the places.

Means of approach :
By Road, Busses are available from Indore, Ujjain, Devas, Shajapur to Maksi.
From Maksi Bus Stand, Tempo, Rickshaw or Tongas are available to reach the Atishaya Kshetra.
By Train – Maksi is railway station linked to Ratlam-Bhopal, Maksi-Guna & Maksi-Indore lines.
Air service – Indore 70 km
Nearby Places :
Others nearby places for pilgrimage: –
Pushp Giri 86 km
Gommat Giri 80 km
Baneria 110 km
Siddhaverkoot 150 km
Pavagiri Una 170 km
Bawangaja 150 km
Bajarang Garh 210 km
Nemawar 225 km.
Suggestions for Safe Travelling :
Traveling in day is comfortable. In night vehicles are not available at Maksi Railway Station.

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